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January 21, 2014

All Kinds Of Kinds

Via BookwormRoom comes this video of an exceptional flash mob in Russia. The occasion being the marriage, and subsequent surprise, of a young couple by their friends. Bookworm offers it for enjoyment with some historical context for the video. I, however, loved it for one simple reason: the look of surprise on the bride's face as she realizes just exactly what her friends have done for them.

Plus, I love the song
Ok, that's two reasons. Cue the YouTube.

Posted by DL Sly at January 21, 2014 05:10 PM

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That was quite the production!

Posted by: Pogue at January 21, 2014 08:51 PM

I loved that! Completely restores my faith in humanity, at least for another 20 minutes.

Posted by: spd rdr at January 22, 2014 01:22 PM

These kids went to a LOT of trouble to set that up. And I've gotta love the old-school boom box too.

Posted by: RonF at January 23, 2014 11:54 AM

Pretty good.

As Flash Mobs go, these two are fun, too.

I noticed that Ode to Joy seems to be a popular piece for Orchestral Flash Mobs. No doubt because of the way the music lays instruments out works well with the flash-mob concept.
And it is, without a doubt, a gorgeous song.

And then there's this one. "Call Me Maybe", notable for how and where it takes place.

Posted by: OBloodyHell, I Brought My Penicillllll..... at January 23, 2014 02:33 PM

P.S., not that it has anything to do with Flash Mobs, but with Ode To Joy:

Joy, by Apollo 100, from 1972:

Posted by: OBloodyHell, I Brought My Penicillllll..... at January 23, 2014 02:44 PM

OK, my mistake... Joy was not based on Ode to Joy. I'd mistakenly remembered it as doing so.

*never mind*.

Posted by: OBloodyHell, I Brought My Penicillllll..... at January 23, 2014 02:48 PM

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