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The Killers’ Mr Brightside being read by an Australian sports commentator is oddly enthralling

Gerard Whateley has taken Australia’s Triple J radio station by storm.

Have you ever wondered what The Killers’ Mr Brightside would sound like if it was read aloud like sports commentary?

Probably not, but a commentator for the Australian Football League (AFL) has done it anyway – and it is captivating.

Aussie rules commentator Gerard Whateley showing songs don’t have to be sung to be good there.

Whateley made the performance on Australian radio station Triple J – and the fans loved it.

What’s next for this budding musical star? Well, most probably he’ll be back to the day job.

Whateley’s performance was made in the build-up to Saturday’s AFL Grand Final – the biggest game in the Australian sport.

This year Adelaide Crows face Richmond – the first time the Adelaide team have played in the AFL showpiece for 19 years.

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