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2CELLOS Go Toe-to-Toe With ROCKY III’s “Eye of the Tiger”

2CELLOS Go Toe-to-Toe With ROCKY III’s “Eye of the Tiger”

Do you know how Apollo Creed got Rocky Balboa ready for his rematch with Clubber Lang? It wasn’t because he made him faster, or leaner, or meaner. It was because he helped the Italian Stallion rekindle his burning desire to win at any cost, a killer instinct immortalized by Survivor in one of the most iconic tracks in movie history, Rocky III’s “Eye of the Tiger.” And that anthem, one of the true creams of the movie musical crop, is the latest song to get a high-octane cover from 2CELLOS.

Our favorite string duo, Croatia’s Luka Šulić and Stjepan Hauser, enter the musical ring in their newest video to go face-to-face as they shred through the song that forever associated tiger baby blues with rising up to the challenge of our rivals. And even though we are used to being blown away by how much they truly rock, it’s still crazy how cellos can get our adrenaline skyrocketing like they do right from the opening of this song.

I don’t know if I want to go 12 rounds in the middle of the ring right now, or if I want to destroy my hotel room like a cliche rock ‘n’ roller. But what I do know is this is what Apollo Creed was talking about.

If you want to download or listen to the song you can find it here.

What other iconic movie song would you love to hear them record next? Let us know in our comments below which one would hit the right note with you.

Featured Image: 2CELLOS

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