Can Golden Gate Bridge sing? New railings make eerie sound, Internet calls it 'soundtrack to 2020 Apocalypse'
'Can someone explain to me why is this eerie sound has been going on for an hour in San Francisco?' read a tweet that sparked the conversation
Can you hear a perpetual sound ringing in your ears in San Francisco? If you're one of those who can't figure out the reason behind the eerie music floating in the air, this new Twitter trend will help you. If reports are to believed, new railings has turned Golden Gate Bridge into "world's largest wind instrument." The news started doing the rounds on social media when a Twitter user asked, "Can someone explain to me why is this eerie sound has been going on for an hour in #SanFrancisco?"
Soon, he got a response explaining the reason. "Anthony J.: 'Engineers designed new sides for the sidewalk to help with wind resistance but didn’t take into account the EXTREME sound it creates when wind passes through it. The bridge sings crazy songs now it’s so trippy. It hurts the ears and unbearable it’s that loud.'" Soon after, a video with the perpetual music soon went viral. The caption read: "THANK YOU!!!! Here’s the sound from Land’s End! Another tweet said, "New development for the Golden Gate Bridge: a sound howl traveling over the bay. I love the way this guy says “Wowww” like he’s seeing a double rainbow."
Narrating the experience, one Twitter user described, "I would also mention that up close and with no people around, the sound was both surreal and peaceful, as if someone’s playing a very sad meditation song on surround sound. P.S. you really can’t hear it much ON the Golden Gate Bridge itself #GoldenGateBridge #SanFrancisco #2020." The tweets soon went viral and people couldn't help but be excited. "They’ve unintentionally turned the Golden Gate Bridge into the world’s largest wind instrument," one tweet read. Another said, "Something about a design change to the Golden Gate bridge that makes it act like a giant recorder or pan flute."
Many cracked jokes as to how it was the perfect horror music for 2020! One said, "Work done on the Golden Gate Bridge is making it give off a weird sound that is the score to the sci-fi horror soap opera thriller that we're living in called 2020." Another went on to say, "We now have the soundtrack for the horror / political-thriller movie that 2020 has become." Another sarcastic tweet read, "Golden Gate Bridge is screaming in horror. 2020 now just pulling shit outta its a**." Calling it the soundtrack of the year, one said, "The Golden Gate Bridge just dropped the soundtrack to the 2020 Apocalypse!"
A series of memes and witty tweets started buzzing on social media. While one called it the world's biggest wind chime, another said it needs to be added to the seven wonders of the world! "Golden Gate Bridge needs to be added to the 7 wonders of the world," one tweet read and another said, "People: 2020 can’t be more weird. The world: oh word? Watch what I do now. The Golden Gate Bridge learns how to sing thanks to a new railing. Unbelievable!"
Moreover, there is a protest on the Golden Gate Bridge and many couldn't stop wondering how people would manage the deafening sound. One Twitter user said, "There’s a protest tomorrow on the Golden Gate Bridge and it started screaming today 2020 is just the wildest, man," and another wrote, "So if you're planning on attending the protest on the Golden Gate Bridge, probably bring some ear plugs? Would that even help w the fat a** noise?? That shit sounds like it could rattle your whole skeleton."