Last night’s Oscars ended with a performance by the kids of PS 22 chorus, who we here at The Frisky absolutely adore. What makes this chorus so unique is their unusual song choices. So I don’t know about the selection “Over the Rainbow,” which sounded kind of pre-recorded and was, well, meh. As the credits rolled, I wished they’d been given a medley of Oscar-winning songs. Or, wait, maybe they could have sung this year’s nominated songs, with the people who created them, before the award was given? Hey, they would have added some dimension to Gwyneth Paltrow‘s performance.
Because we love them, here are some of our favorite PS 22 chorus clips. Keep reading »
The famous P.S. 22 Chorus is back, this time covering the song “Kids” by hipster band MGMT. We love how this young team continues to pick the most surprising songs to sing! Check out how enthusiastically these little singers get into the indie beat. Although we’re not really sure what’s up with the fist pump. Whatever! [YouTube] Keep reading »
Here’s a guaranteed recipe for cuteness: Take one part adorable singing kids from the famed P.S. 22 chorus, add another part cute college guys from an Ithaca a cappella group, add a dash of catchy, indie music … say, Owl City’s “Fireflies,” for example, mix them up, and voilà! A treat so sweet it might make you puke butterflies and rainbows. [YouTube] Keep reading »