This is what an 80-piece choir singing the Skyrim theme looks like

Skyrim orchestra

The Skyrim theme song Dragonborn is thoroughly epic stuff. You can't really dance to it, but it's got the sturm, it's got the drang, and it's got Max von Sydow in your head, telling you that it's time to kick ass and chew bubblegum—and boy, there is yet again a crippling shortage of bubblegum. The only thing that could possibly make it more epic is seeing it sung by an 80-member Swedish chorus fronted by singer Myrra Malmberg. So, here you go.

Yes, the video is a couple years old, but it's semi-relevant right now because the track is one of 13 included on the upcoming Greatest Video Game Music III—Choral Edition, which will be out on January 29. The album will also include the Skyrim track Age of Oppression, as well as music from World of Warcraft, Portal 1 and 2, Assassin's Creed IV, and Minecraft. It's available for preorder now on iTunes.

Thanks, Mashable.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.