Watch Straight No Chaser Cover Jason Mraz Just for Us!

We haven't been a stranger to covering male a capella singing groups around here but here's another one to tempt your ears: Straight No Chaser was formed a dozen years ago at Indiana University and the band recently released their third album, With A Twist, featuring their own versions of classics including Soft Cell's "Tainted Love," "Under The Bridge" by the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and "Wonderwall" by Oasis.

Fortunately, I have an in with the ten-piece outfit and got them to sing one of my faves from the disc, a merger of Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours" and "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" from the Wizard of Oz, in a special performance just for

How did this song come about? Group member Dan Ponce credits an ex-girlfriend with the unique combo. "When I was playing the chords to 'I'm Yours,' she said, 'That sounds like 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow,' " he says. "I started laughing and said, 'Wouldn't it be cool to combine those two songs?'

And so they did. Check it out here!

–By Ian Drew for To read more of Ian's blog, click here and don't forget to follow him on Twitter.

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