If Darth Vader Had Been A Hero, “The Imperial March” Would’ve Sounded Like This

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Ominous and imposing, “The Imperial March” perfectly matches Darth Vader’s formidable presence throughout the films.

However, everything changes when the song is played in a major key. Musician Ian Gordon tinkered with “The Imperial March” and the end result is a song that feels regal and uplifting. It seems more appropriate for a grand hero than a terrible villain.

Take a listen below.

He also gave the Major key treatment to the main Star Wars theme.

(via io9)

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