Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser make up the duo known as 2Cellos. The 24-year old, Croatian musicians shot to fame after they posted a video online of themselves performing Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” with just their cellos. The video was an instant hit and they caught the eye of Sony Classical and were quickly signed thereafter. The surprises didn’t end there; they were soon contacted by Elton John who invited them to go on his European tour. Talk about a whirlwind of opportunities. Continue Reading
Living in a small town in Croatia, 24-year-old music students living in Croatia, Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, now known as 2Cellos, are making it big. After posting a self-made music video of them performing Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” on their cellos (watch above), the longtime friends are the latest YouTube sensations.
Within days, the video became a viral sensation and received millions of views. It got the attention of Sony Masterworks who signed them to a record deal. Concurrently, they received a phone call from legend Elton John who invited them to join him on his European tour this Summer and Fall. They recently made their U.S. TV debut on The Ellen DeGeneres Show where they performed “Smooth Criminal.”
Their debut album will be released on July 19th and will feature Sulic & Hauser’s unique spin on hits by Guns N’ Roses, U2, Coldplay and Kings of Leon among others. The duo just released a second single and music video to Guns N’ Roses classic “Welcome To The Jungle”. Watch it below!
Welcome to the Jungle