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Watch This Group Cover Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' With A Bunch Of Empty Beer Bottles

Recycling never sounded so good.

Here's one creative idea for how to recycle your empty bottles — make beautiful music with them.

That's exactly what the Danish group Bottle Boys does regularly on their endlessly entertaining YouTube channel. They've covered everything from Justin Bieber's "Sorry" to Disney classics such as "I Just Can't Wait to Be King" by tapping, shaking, and blowing on bottles, glasses, and other household objects. In their latest video, they take on the challenge of performing Michael Jackson's 1983 hit "Beat It" with empty beer bottles.

As group member Philipp explains at the end of the video, "We just love Michael Jackson, and we definitely love challenges, and that's why we chose to do our version of Eddie Van Halen's mind-blowing solo from 'Beat It.' "

They definitely pulled it off. The iconic tune is unmistakable, and if you didn't know any better, you might think they were using conventional instruments. To really round out the theme, the group even performed the song in a brewery, explaining in the video's description that there was "lots of great reverb … and beer!" 

And really, who could ask for anything more?


Check out their entire bubbly performance in the video below:

(H/T: Huffington Post)

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