Among the many things that make HBO‘s Game Of Thrones the coolest show on TV: its stirring theme music. Your true GoT Nerd never fast-fowards through the credits; nope, he or she watches ‘em, in part to see which new city, castle or realm shows up in the little pop-up 3D model of Westeros, but mostly to listen to those awesome strings. DOOO DOOO, DOO DOO DEEEEE DOO, DO DEE DOOOO. Like this:
Yes, that’s a pretty cool fan cover version of the song. The coolest fan cover of the song kicks it up a notch. Like so:
Not to be outdone, three of the show’s child stars (Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Sophie Turner, and Maisie Williams, who play Bran, Sansa and Arya, in that order) have done a couple of versions of the show’s theme. The first appeared in the Commentary section of the Season One disc set:
Hmm. Well, at least they got the lyrics right. The Season 2 Blu-ray and DVD set is on the way, and the kids decided to try it again, this time taking a different approach. Check it, yo:
Again, not sure if the girls should quit their day jobs (assuming, of course, that they’re not beheaded or suffer some other horrid fate, which tends to happen to characters on that show), although DJ Isaac’s pretty good at beatboxing. (I wanted him to bust out with a “Hodor! Hodor! Huh-huh-huh-huh-Hodor!”) All of this is good fun, and serves as a reminder that Season 3 starts on March 31, which is still a couple of months away. As they say in King’s Landing, that is whack, yo.