In 2006, the Vitamin String Quartet – a group of studio musicians based in Los Angeles – covered 12 songs from My Chemical Romance as part of their VSQ interpret my chemical romance tribute album.
Now they have released a music video for their cover of MCR’s ultimate emo anthem, The Black Parade.
The video captures the band, consisting of violinists Earl Maneein and Amanda Lo Viola, Tom Lea on viola and Derek Steinire on cello, throwing the melody into a multitude of different environments using a striking black and white filter .
Speaking about the creation, James Curtiss, A&R/Creative Director at CMH Label Group, explains: “The purpose of this video was to capture a new performance of this fan-favorite version of the My Chem anthem.
“We wanted the performance to be as epic and immediate as possible, with bold, clear visuals that matched the accompanying music video.”
At the time of writing, the video currently has 66,159 views, while their YouTube channel has over 188,000.
For more of VSQ’s success, they’ve also covered Tool’s Forty-six & 2Rob Zombie living dead girl and Van Halen Why can’t this be loveamong others.
They also made a huge mark in the music world and even collaborated with Thirty Seconds To Mars.
Check it out below: