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5 things you need to know about a capella group Pentatonix

2015-03-12 19:00

Cape Town – For all the countless tweets we’ve been getting on the Pentatonix, this one's for you guys… #shoutout

Pitch Perfect 2 is coming out soon and even more exciting is that US a capella group, Pentatonix will be the rival group in the sequel movie!


Here's 5 things you need to know:

1. They are a five person ensemble, four guys and a girl.

2. They won the third season of NBC’s The Sing Off.

3. They won’t get any dialogue in the film, just singing (but we won't complain because their singing is all that matters).

4. The band won’t be playing themselves but they did arrange the songs in the movie to make sure it sounded authentic.

5. Anna Kendrick is a HUGE fan of the group!


Now for their music, it’s hard to pick one song because their covers are just so good! From the way they mash them together to their perfect synchronisation of beat boxing, singing and tempo.

They create a perfect harmony that sounds like the original song, but with their own unique twist.

Plus, with every single sound they make coming out of their mouths #who #needs #instruments?

Here are 3 of our favourite cover songs by the group:

1.  Rather be – Clean Bandit (Original)

2. La La La – Sam Smith/Disclosure/Naughty Boy (Original)

Lastly, the evolution of Queen B sang perfectly by the group...

And here's just a short vid from their Instagram account:

A video posted by Pentatonix (@ptxofficial) on

Follow the group on their Facebook account where they post episodes of their current tour.

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