TwitterThumb-1515781630769.jpg
Source: Twitter

Math Student Plays Two 'Star Wars' Songs With Nothing But a Pencil

By

Updated

We challenge you to name a more iconic band than Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes. Or as you may know them, the yellow alien guys who play the Cantina Theme in Star Wars: A New Hope

Article continues below advertisement
Star-Wars-cantina-band-1515781088161.jpg
Source: Lucas Film

And as it turns out, you can play the Cantina Theme with nothing but a pencil. Twitter user Dani was doing her math homework when she noticed the equation she was working on sounded familiar. Have a listen. You'll need sound on, obviously.  

Article continues below advertisement

Here it is with the music over the top. 

Article continues below advertisement

But it doesn't end there. Here she is doing the Imperial March... 

Article continues below advertisement

What is this magic?! How did she manage to take two things that are pretty difficult — math, and playing music — and turn them into something so beautiful? If you find yourself asking that, you're definitely not alone. Yes, social media was just as entranced as we were. And how could they not be?! 

Article continues below advertisement

These two users were happy that the tweet was getting people to think about math. Even though, to be honest, as inspired and impressed as we are about the math, this has very little to do with math and everything to do with 

Article continues below advertisement
Article continues below advertisement

Some people were more interested in what all that math actually meant. 

Article continues below advertisement
Article continues below advertisement

Others wanted to go even further — insisting that if the result was that good with a single pencil, we probably can't even comprehend how amazing it would be with an entire orchestra of writing utensils. 

Article continues below advertisement
Article continues below advertisement

Some are calling for a record deal. 

Article continues below advertisement

One person even managed to fool their parents with it — and had to disappoint her father when he thought they were about to watch Star Wars. 

Article continues below advertisement
Article continues below advertisement

Try this at home.  

Advertisement
More from Distractify

More From Distractify