Losing My Religion in a major key: hear the REM song major-scaled. (VIDEO)

Hear the Happy Version of “Losing My Religion”

Hear the Happy Version of “Losing My Religion”

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Jan. 22 2013 11:16 AM

Did You See This? “Losing My Religion,” Happily

MajorScaled takes popular melancholy songs and fiddles with some of the chords and harmonies to put them in a major scale, thus making them sound—to many of us, anyway—happy. The latest object of their sonic trickery is above, and it's a fun one.

David Haglund is the literary editor of NewYorker.com.