Beyonce’s “Drunk In Love” Gets An Unofficial, Jay Z-Less Acoustic Remix: Listen

Mike Wass | January 29, 2014 2:55 pm

Ever wonder what Beyonce‘s “Drunk In Love” would sound like pared back to basics? Well, ponder no longer. A skilled — yet anonymous — internet DJ has delivered a surprisingly great acoustic remix. The meme-spawning hit is now set to piano and sounds like a dark and brooding ballad.

While “Drunk In Love” makes the genre shift seamlessly (Bey should seriously consider recording a version like this), Jay Z‘s verse is edited out completely. Instead of detracting from the song’s impact, removing the rap just makes it feel more desperate and intense. After all, those declarations of love now go unanswered. Listen to the acoustic remix after the jump.

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