Flash Mob Sings "Here Comes the Sun" to Unemployed in Spain

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Members of a Spanish orchestra created a flash mob in a Madrid unemployment office, siging a Beatles classic to cheer job seekers.

One by one, they stood up in a busy waiting room — with an oboe, a clarinet, a bassoon, a couple of violins and a flute — and began the Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun."

A singer stepped forward, stunned employees put aside their paperwork, and many joined in the song. Smiles and even a few tears streaked the faces of those gathered there to request government benefits.

The group was organized by the staff of a Spanish radio program. Spain’s unemployment rate is over 26%.

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