Apr 152011

Zooey Deschanel already makes up roughly 70 percent of Internet content with fashion articles, music blogs, and personal tumblrs of every hipster boy who would do anything just to see her in the flesh. By adding an adorable cover of the Winnie the Pooh theme song to her resume, she has caused said hipsters to suddenly feel a little tight in the pants.

Deschanel and M. Ward, who usually go under the moniker She & Him, have performed a few songs for the soundtrack to the upcoming 2D animation of the Disney classic. The two have written an original song, “So Long,” for the credit sequence, and we can only guess where this cover is going to come into play (hint: theme songs usually come at the beginning). Deschanel’s ’60s-influenced and soulful voice plays perfectly with the overall feel of the Winnie the Pooh series. If this cover or the idea of 2D, hand-drawn animation that wasn’t made over 2o years ago doesn’t make you want to see the new movie, we don’t know what will. Listen below. (via Covering the Mouse)

Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward – Winnie the Pooh

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  11 Responses to “Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward Melt Hipster Hearts with ‘Winnie The Pooh’ Theme”

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  1. My heart is exploding… too much Zooey and Matt adorableness.

  2. Amazingly!

  3. This sucks. Way to ruin a classic.

  4. @ ashley Really? Zooey and Matt are great as She & Him and her voice is perfect for Winnie the Pooh! Would you really have preferred someone like Miley Cyrus or Justin Bieber utterly ruining your childhood? I’m ecstatic that the songs are safely in the hands of Zooey & Matt, people who do the movie justice (!!!)…as opposed to some cookie cutter pop “sensation” with no sense of originality and has never grown up with Winnie the Pooh.

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