This is the Orchestra's version of Talking Heads' Psycho Killer, performed at the Royal Albert Hall.
On Tuesday 18th August 2009, with every seat and all standing room occupied, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain played to a sold-out Royal Albert Hall in London, with over 6000 audience members, and well over 1000 of them bringing ukuleles to join in with Beethoven's "Ode to Joy".
On Tuesday 18th August 2009, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain played to a sold-out Royal Albert Hall in London.
This clip is taken from their DVD "Prom Night", The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Live at the Royal Albert Hall BBC Proms 2009, made from filming on the night. The performance is now available in digital format, rent and stream the full performance via the link below.
The music played is:
Puffin Billy (Edmund White, Great British Light Music Classic)
Anarchy in the UK (The Sex Pistols)
Ride of the Valkyries (Richard Wagner)
Silver Machine (Hawkwind)
Life on Mars (David Bowie)
Thunderball (James Bond / John Barry)
Teenage Dirtbag (Wheatus)
Danse Macabre (Camille Saint-Saëns)
Jerusalem (William Blake and Hubert Parry)
Psycho Killer (Talking Heads)
Ode to Joy (A fragment of Beethoven arranged for 1008 ukuleles)
Pinball Wizard (The Who)
The Dambusters March (Eric Coates)
Melange (which reveals how all the key rock songs are variants of one theme)
Wuthering Heights (Kate Bush)
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