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Jonathan Coulton & GLaDOS: Want you gone - Mashed Potato Duo

Yes, it took me a while, but I had to do a duet version of the Portal 2 song as well, hope you like it! :)

Still Alive sung by a children's choir

Wow... When I heard "Still alive" after playing through the fantastic game "Portal" for the first time it made me cry like a baby and laugh at the same time. Jonathan Coulton wrote a song to end one of the most original game experiences many players have had in ages and the combination of the literally crazy atmosphere in the game, the mixture of weird melancholy and evil jokes in the lyrics plus the high one sometimes gets from simply having made it through a good game completely overwhelmed me.

Since that day this is one of my absolute favourite tunes.

This version here, sung by a children's choir just blew me away like that first time...

Just... Wow!

The choir-teacher deserves a medal for this! :D

Jonathan Coulton and GlaDOS sing "Still Alive"

Ok, I had to do a second version of the video - I added a tiny bit of eyecandy... :)

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I just like this tune so much I had to toy around with it myself a little: I took the two official versions of Still Alive, the theme of Valve's fantastic Game "Portal" - one sung by the game character GlaDOS and the other one by composer and writer Jonathan Coulton himself and mixed them together into a duet. While it's not perfect I think it's still pretty cool - enjoy!

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Still Alive

Ok, usually I just post movies, but this time I need to send a warning ahead: If you, in the future, plan to play the game Portal and don't like spoilers, then don't read on and skip the movie - you'll be seeing it anyways... Oh, and don't read the explanation too...

These are the end credits of Portal which basically blew me away (see below):

(written by Jonathan Coulton (

Here's a little background information:

Portal is a 3d ego puzzle game. Using the perspective every shooterfan will recognize at once (actually using the fine Halflife 2 graphics engine) it manages to be really tense and at times rather scary without any spacemutants out to eat your guts, guns and crowbars...