System of a Down’s Chop Suey performed by animals is the best thing you’ll hear all week

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Dave Fawbert

Sometimes works of art come along that are so manifestly incredible that they negate the need for any sort of formal explanation. The Sistine Chapel, the Mona Lisa, Michelangelo's David: they transcend time, place and culture, seemingly handed down fully-formed from God himself.

To that list, we must now humbly add this: a version of System of a Down's 2001 metal classic Chop Suey, 'performed' via a range of animal noises, compiled by the geniuses at Insane Cherry.

Just stop reading, click play on the video above and be transported to a higher place. The original video, which has now been rendered redundant, is below, for comparison.


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Dave Fawbert

ShortList.com staff writer Dave’s primary passions are pop, prose, punning and power ballads (and alliteration). A lower division football enthusiast and long-suffering cricket fan, he is one of only 110 people followed on Twitter by Chas Hodges from Chas ‘n’ Dave. Follow Dave on Twitter like Chas: @davefawbert

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