Published on November 5, 2015 by


Story behind the music and the video:
While shooting our video “Lord of the Rings” Steve’s steel cello was damaged. When we reattached the fingerboard the strings were too close to the surface and this caused a buzzing sound when plucked. The Sitello was born — a cross between an Indian sitar and a cello. This sparked an idea. We love incorporating ethnicity into our arrangements…… Read the rest of the story here:

We’d like to thank the Sri Sri Radha Krsna Temple for letting us film there — learn more about their temple here:
We’d also like to thank Troy Tasker and Shaun Jeffery for helping us scout out the Little Sahara Dunes and Bryce Payne for loaning us his trailer to make it possible!

“Don’t You Worry Child” originally performed by Swedish House Mafia ft. John Martin — written by STEVE ANGELLO, JOHN MARTIN, ; MARTIN LINDSTROM, MICHEL ; ZITRON, SEBASTIAN INGROSSO, ; AXEL HEDFORS
ThePianoGuys arrangement produced by Al van der Beek & Steven Sharp Nelson
Arrangement written by Al van der Beek, Steven Sharp Nelson, Jon Schmidt & Shweta Subram
Hindi Lyrics by Shweta Subram & Abhay Jodhpurkar; English translation and adaptation by Shweta Subram & Steven Sharp Nelson
Performed by
Steven Sharp Nelson: electric, acoustic, carbon fiber, and steel cellos, cello-percussion, percussion, vocal textures
Al van der Beek: percussion, back-up vocals, vocal textures
Jon Schmidt: Piano
And Guest Artist Shweta Subram: lead vocals
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Al van der Beek at TPG Studios in Utah, U.S.A.
Produced & Filmed by Paul Anderson & Shaye Scott
Edited by Shaye Scott, Paul Anderson & Tel Stewart
Piano Stunt Coordinator: Jeremy Crawford


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