You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

THING TANK

Queen’s Guard does ‘Game of Thrones’ theme song

The Queen’s Guard, with whom we do not recommend you mess, and who in the past have busted out satisfying enough renditions of the themes to “Batman” and “Skyfall” — as well as a not especially soul-stirring take on Pharrell Williams’s “Happy” — are at it again.

This time the fuzzy-hatted funk force slays the theme song to “Game of Thrones,” which either gives me chills because it’s so well executed, or because just hearing it triggers within me an unconscious expectation of, well, executions.

Continue reading below

Or maybe it’s just because winter is coming.

It may drag a little in the middle (it helps if you imagine a fiery ‘80s sax solo tearing in), but the climactic finish will have you feeling like you’re soaring over the smoldering remains of Winterfell on your way to the Wall — or it will trigger flashbacks to the Tickler at Harrenhal. Really depends on your level of trauma.

(Let’s just be glad they’re not playing “The Rains of Castamere.” That would likely not end well.)

More coverage:

Continue reading it below

@LARGE: Bears unbound in Provincetown

THING TANK: From Ms. Thor to #NewEspyCategories

Queen Elizabeth visits Belfast sets of ‘Game of Thrones’ (6/25/2014)

Michael Andor Brodeur can be reached at mbrodeur@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @MBrodeur.
Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.