YouTube star Caspar Lee's surprise rendition of Deck The Halls is sure to get you in the festive spirit

YouTube star Caspar Lee has nearly seven million subscribers but took to the streets of London to bring a special piece of festive entertainment to a slightly smaller crowd – with an impromptu and unique cover of a Christmas classic.

The 22-year-old, armed with a triangle and flanked by some talented friends, gave a very 21st century take on Deck The Halls, featuring beat boxing and an a cappella “drop”.

Lee and the band pre-drop (Geoff Caddick/PA)
Lee performed the track as part of his attempt to revive the Christmas singing tradition.


More in this Section

Nick Cave: Playing Israel is stand against people trying to silence musicians

Morrissey: Kevin Spacey has been 'needlessly attacked'

There are going to be some huge stars on Gogglebox Ireland this week

Saoirse Ronan set to host Irish led edition of Saturday Night Live


Lifestyle

A towering achievement: Exploring Irish castles and beautiful buildings

Books that belong on the gardener's bookshelf

The domestic flash of Francis Brennan

John Wilson touring with music made with Rory Gallagher in Taste

More From The Irish Examiner