A Rat Pack – Style Remake Of “Mr. Brightside,” Starring Blake Lewis

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Blake Lewis is back for his third Postmodern Jukebox video, and this time, he’s channeling the cool of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. in this vintage swing remake of The Killers’ 2004 hit, “Mr. Brightside.” Watch:

Click here to download the song on iTunes.

This arrangement actually came out of one of my “Pianograms” – the fan requests that I take on my Instagram page – that featured Blake singing a few seconds of this song.  Thanks to @thatcwazyprincess for requesting this one!

Today’s #pianogram: Mr Brightside by #thekillers w special guest @blakelewis, for @thatcwazyprincess. What song should I play tmrw? #piano #idol

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It received so much positive feedback that we decided to create a full length version, with a nod to some of Frank Sinatra’s swing records.  Blake adapts very quickly to every musical setting, and his performance here shows a style and sophistication that befits the era.







Happy #PMJday!