Music Notes

This Group Mashes Up Camila Cabello And Santana For A Cover That Will Have You Swaying

"Havana" meets "Smooth."

Visit Music Notes to let A Plus "note" the new songs, videos, and artists you should be paying attention to, as well as discuss noteworthy performances by veterans and rookies at award and talent shows.

Walk Off the Earth is back with another addicting cover performance, and this one might just have you dancing in your seat. The talented band, with help from a few guests, blends elements of acapella, acoustic guitar, and saxophone for a new take on Camila Cabello's "Havana," mashed up with a familiar tune from the late '90s.

Singer KRNFX beatboxes, while group members Gianni Luminati and Ryan Marshall play guitar and keyboard. Marshall joins voices with solo artist Jocelyn Alice on the sexy hit, which gets a casual vibe thanks to a couch and a sleeping dog. The sound is rounded out by Sexy Sax Man, aka Sergio Flores, who jumps in periodically to play the flute — and, obviously, the saxophone.

Recommended

But the real surprise comes when Marshall breaks into a completely separate, but no less recognizable, song — Santana's 1999 single "Smooth," which featured Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty. The band brought similar nostalgia earlier this year with their cover of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You," mashed up with TLC's "No Scrubs" and BLACKstreet's "No Diggity."

Walk Off the Earth went viral in 2012 with their cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know," with all five band members playing the same guitar. It's a set-up they repeated this year with a rendition of Jon Bellion's "All Time Low." We also love their kazoo-infused cover of the Chainsmokers' "Closer" from last year.

Watch the full "Havana" cover in the video below:

(H/T: Billboard)

GET SOME POSITIVITY IN YOUR INBOX

Subscribe to our newsletter and get the latest news and exclusive updates.