Here’s something uplifting (or annoying) depending on how curmudgeonly you are. A bunch of aspiring Glee extras join in with a subway performer on the platform at 53rd and Lex as he sings “Lean on Me.” There is harmony. There is clapping. This comes to us from king of subway documentation, NYC the Blog, and was described by the videographer as the “The Feel Good Video of the Year.” While that may be exaggerating the case, it’s better than rat-on-your-face and subway spaghetti war videos, that’s for sure.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 12, 2011