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Woodkid Makes a Sad Remix of Pharell's 'Happy'

 - Apr 1, 2014
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The infectious Pharell's 'Happy' was a crowd pleaser at the Oscars and continues to be a frequently played song on the radio today. It's because the song makes you feel so good; it makes you feel positive, lively, excited and most importantly, happy.

French graphic designer and musician Yoann Lemoine, also known as Woodkid, took one of the most joy-filled songs and made a sad remix. Suddenly, the song that made you want to get up and dance will tug at your heart strings. He paired Pharrell's beautiful vocals with a sad instrumental track with a piano-led orchestra. The emotional contrast of both songs is amazing. Despite the same lyrics being sung, two different feelings are produced.

This version of the song may not be dance-able, but sometimes we need a mellow bittersweet song for those days when it's hard to feel happy.