February 8, 2015 10:02 PM EST

Pharrell — he’s just like us! That is, he gets bored of listening to “Happy,” too. That might explain why the star producer (switching up his usual choice in hats) gave his inescapable Despicable Me 2 smash such a dark and dramatic makeover at the Grammys, with a little help from veteran film composer Hans Zimmer and pianist Lang Lang. See his remixed rendition in the above clip.

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