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This Acoustic Version of Pharrell’s “Happy” Makes Us Love the Song All Over Again

It's the same catchy tune, but minus Pharrell and plus guitar, bass, cello and violin

Want to hear Pharrell’s impossibly catchy song “Happy” as a jazzy instrumental jam? Of course you do! Violinist David Wong got some of his musician friends together to recreate the hit as an upbeat acoustic tune and posted it on his YouTube channel.

And if you’ve grown a bit tired of “Happy,” this cover breathes new life into it, so you’ll totally feel invigorated.

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