Elderly Massachusetts chorus defies old age, sings Radiohead instead

by Jonathan on June 25, 2007

Here’s some good Monday reading for you…

Knittle is a singer for the Young@Heart Chorus, whose members range from 73 to 92 years old. Singing songs they shouldn’t even know, at an age when they’re expected to be sitting quietly somewhere, they subvert all accepted notions of old and young.

Songs by bands like the Radiohead, OutKast and Nirvana take on a new dimension when performed by these 23 foot-stomping senior citizens. Fix You or the Clash’s Should I Stay or Should I Go become about life and death.

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