Ecoisland's bid for chart success

By David Newble

Friday, November 23, 2012

 

Ecoisland's bid for chart success

Isle of Wight singer Derek Sandy has teamed up with Ecoisland to release an Eco-anthem. Picture by Jennifer Burton.

UPDATED

SINGER Derek Sandy is hoping for a green-themed Isle of Wight Christmas number one.

He has teamed-up with Ecoisland boss David Green to record a new 'eco-anthem’ to inspire people to get behind the campaign.

The track, dubbed 'Ecoisland’ is written and performed by Derek and David and was recorded in a garage in Ryde. It is available on the iTunes and CD Baby websites.

Profits will go towards sustainable projects on the Isle of Wight with a further 10 per cent going to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.

The video for the song was previewed to a VIP crowd at the recent Ecoislands global summit to great applause and a standing ovation, an Ecoisland spokesman said.

Alex Dyke played the song on his Radio Solent show on Wednesday.

Hear the song and see the video here.

Reporter: davidn@iwcpmail.co.uk

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