California Hills Are Alive With Mystery Piano’s Music

PHOTO: Group claiming to be behind "mystery piano" poses in Santa Monica Mountains.PlayMichael Faner/Rachel Wong
WATCH California Hills Are Alive With Mystery Piano's Music

A melodic mystery has been solved in Southern California.

A piano perched on a mountain in Santa Monica sparked a chorus of social media photos from baffled hikers because the sound seemed to appear out of nowhere.

It turned out that a group of friends took the piano and trekked up the mountain in harmony for a music video shoot.

PHOTO: L.A. mystery piano being hauled up a hillside.Michael Faner/Rachel Wong
L.A. "mystery piano" being hauled up a hillside.

Filmmaker Michael Faner and his friends finally reached the Topanga Lookout, one mile and one hour later.

PHOTO: No one knows why or how an upright piano came to be placed at the Topanga Lookout in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.KABC
No one knows why or how an upright piano came to be placed at the Topanga Lookout in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

It is still unknown if the piano will be taken down off the mountain.

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