The Arizona band Simply Three reinterprets contemporary pop songs with string trio arrangements, from Hozier's "Take Me to Church" to "Pompeii" by Bastille. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks with the group about arranging pop hits for classical instruments and gets a live performance of three songs.
Songs In This Segment
- "Pompeii" by Bastille, arranged and performed by Simply Three
- "Maverick" by Simply Three
- "God Bless Ye Merry, Gentlemen" arranged and performed by Simply Three
- "Honey, I'm Good" by Andy Grammer, arranged and performed by Simply Three
This segment aired on March 4, 2016.