Watch This Fascinating Renaissance Lute Cover of Metallica’s Classic Song!
Metallica’s classic song ‘Nothing Else Matters’ is a masterpiece of accessible metal, and it was truly just a matter of time before somebody covered it on a Renaissance lute.
The lines among hard rock and classical music, especially that of the Baroque period, has been well drawn for years now.Download Our App
Despite the fact that this is a particularly righteous pairing for followers of Metallica and… err… John Downland. Lutenist David Hernández Romero arranged the classic melodic metal for his instrument – a 15-string beauty.
And far from being a po faced re-imagining, it is a beautiful and stately job, making James Hetfield’s original sound like it really could have been written in the Renaissance era.