Sir’s song for Christmas

By David Newble

Friday, December 14, 2012

 

Sir’s song for Christmas

Lanesend Primary pupils record their Christmas song at Flyte Studios. Picture by Laura Holme.

VIDEO

CHILDREN at Lanesend Primary School, Cowes, have recorded a festive themed song.

Twenty-three members of the school’s Glee Club recorded Back on the Island for Christmas at Flyte Studios, Rookley.

It was written by the deputy headteacher, Dave Cooper, who said: "We had been thinking about doing a Christmas song about the Isle of Wight so I wrote some chords and words and took it into the Glee Club.

"It sounds like a traditional Christmas carol. They came up with lovely harmonies and then went down to Flyte Studios, who were so impressed they shot a free video for us.

He added: "I have played some music and been in bands when I was younger."

A video of the entire school singing the song is also on YouTube.

CDs of the song is for sale at the school and it can also be downloaded from iTunes.

See the video below:

Reporter: davidn@iwcpmail.co.uk

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