It was just supposed to be a run-through; the kids hadn’t even learned the whole song.
But a parent happened to be at the rehearsal for the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences choir and made a video.
“The parent put it on YouTube, and it just took off,” says Maurice Morton, the school’s CEO.
Watching the kids perform Pharrell’s ubiquitous hit will make you “clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth.”
Read more at the Detroit News.