Video Finds: "The Final Countdown" Performed on Kazookeylele

We’re pretty serious about reporting on serious musicianship.

But even we couldn’t resist the downright ballsy silliness of this video. Yes, we admit it…we couldn’t look away!

It’s Stuart Crouts performing “The Final Countdown” on his kazookeylele. His what?

We presume this is a homemade, one-of-a-kind instrument, and Stuart seems to be a master!

Crouts hails from Edinburgh, Scotland, and has used his quirky sense of humor creatively here and on other selections found at

Kudos to him for doing something we’ve never seen before!

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Acoustic Nation

Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to, Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network, she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.