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Sneak Preview of Darwin: The Musical

DiscoblogBy Brett IsraelOct 21, 2009 10:23 PM

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It seems people can't get enough of songs about science. Scientists can't stop making them, and we can't stop watching them. David Haines loves science and he loves songs, so he's putting on a concert called Tremendous Journey to celebrate his love. Haines gives the deets to

New Scientist

:

The concert will feature 15 songs about the science of life and evolution. It's a shorter version of my "science oratorio", Lifetime. We open with a song called Mr Darwin, which tells the story of his historic voyage aboard the Beagle. Then there is Selfish Gene, a song referring to Richard Dawkins's work, and Living Light, Queen Bee, Bacteria and Taxonomy.

Check out his song, Mister Darwin, below: Related Content: Discoblog: Worst (and Best) Science Rap of the Week Discoblog: Buzz Aldrin, Rapper? Discoblog: "Air Guitar Hero" Helps Amputees Test Out New Arms Video: YouTube / greatplanthunt

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