Sunday, June 1, 2014

Simple Pleasure Sunday: "Happy" by Pharrell Williams

me happy at Cafe de Flore in Paris
clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth

I love happy music as I grew up listening to The Beatles. So, it doesn't really surprise me that I adore the hit song Happy by Pharrell Williams. This may be my song of the summer...

I also love that fans had made their own music videos, dancing along to this song. This was inspired by the artist himself. You see, Pharrell actually launched the world's first 24-hour-long music video, with the feel-good song on repeat and set in LA, which you can view at He asked for videos to be posted on YouTube with #HAPPYDAY and submitted to this website to celebrate the UN's International Day of Happiness on March 20th. As a result, there are so many of these 4-minute-long cover videos posted online. Check out this website to see how many videos have been created worldwide. Happiness is apparently contagious!

Check out the following 30 videos from towns and cities all over Italy, a single, small country! My favorite is the one recorded in Siena.

1. Happy in Siena

2. Happy Venice

3. Firenze Is Also Happy

4. We Are From Milan

5. We Are Happy From Napoli

6. We Are Happy From Italia Prato

7. We are Happy from Rome 

8. Catania

9. Perugia is Happy

10. Happy from Verona - the Original

11. Happy Pescara

12. Happy Padova

13. We Are From Cagliari

14. Happy from Noci

15. We Are Happy From Torino

16. L'Aquila

17. Happy in Genova

18. Happy - from Palermo

19. We Are Happy from Bari 

20. Happy Messina (Official Messina Video)

21. We Are Happy from Lecce

22. We Are Happy From Parma

23. We Are Happy from Taranto

24. We Are From Bergamo

25. We Are Happy from Italy - Chianciano Terme

26. We Are Happy from Salerno

27. We Are Happy From Sorrento "Official"

28. We Are Happy From Alberobello

29. We Are Happy From Rimini

30. Happy From Bologna

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