Bates College Acapella

Here you will find clips, both past and present, of Bate’s own college acapella groups: The Manic Optimists, The Crosstones, the Deansmen, and the Merimanders.

Manic Optimists:

Manic Optimists sing ‘Whatever You Like’ (Winter Carnival 2009)

The Manic Optimists 2008:

Manic Optimists: “Most Beautiful Girl in the Room” (Parents Weekend ’08):

Manic Optimists: “Respect” (Parents’ Weekend ’08):

Manic Optimists: “Romeo and Juliet” (Parents’ Weekend ’08):

Manic Optimists: “Ghostbusters”:

Manic Optimists: “Romeo and Juliet” (Short Term ’08):

Manic Optimists on ‘207’ Part 1:

Manic Optimists on ‘207’ Part 2:

The Crosstones:

The Crosstones Sing “When We Were Kings” (Parents’ Weekend ’09) NEW!!!

The Crosstones Sing ‘Mr. Jones’ (Winter Carnival 2009)

The Crosstones: “I Want You Back” (Parents’ Weekend ’08):

The Crosstones: “Chicago” (Parents’ Weekend ’08):

The Crosstones: “Going On” (Parents’ Weekend ’08):

The Crosstones: “Spiderwebs”:

The Deansmen:

The Deansmen sing ‘Fliptop Twister’ (Parents’ Weekend ’09) NEW!!!

The Deansmen sing ‘Tonight’ (Parents’ Weekend ’09) NEW!!!

The Deansmen sing ‘I Shall Not Walk Alone’ (Parents’ Weekend ’09) NEW!!!

The Deansmen sing ‘Georgia on my Mind’ (Winter Carnival 2009)

The Deansmen: “Thriller” on Icelandic TV:

The Deansmen: 50th Reunion Concert Clip:

The Merimanders:

The Merimanders sing “Waterfalls” (Parents’ Weekend ’09) NEW!!!

The Merimanders sing “The Chain” (Parents’ Weekend ’09) NEW!!!

The Merimanders sing “Right as Rain” (Parents’ Weekend ’09) NEW!!!

The Merimanders sing ‘Never Ever’ (Winter Carnival 2009)

The Merimanders: “Happy Ending” (Parents’ Weekend ’08):

The Merimanders: “Punk Rocker” (Parents’ Weekend ’08):

The Merimanders: “MMMBop” (Parents’ Weekend ’08):