The official 'Team GB' and 'ParalympicsGB'
single to be released on Decca 11th May
One Team, One Goal
ALFIE BOE & KIMBERLEY WALSH WITH YOUTH MUSIC VOICES
Britain’s Favourite Tenor ALFIE BOE
, and Girls Aloud Pop Princess KIMBERLEY WALSH
team up to create THE OFFICIAL TEAM GB AND PARALYMPICSGB SONG FOR THE 2012 LONDON OLYMPICS – ‘ONE VISION
’, the renowned track written by legendary rock band QUEEN
Joined by the choir YOUTH MUSIC VOICES
, the track will be released on 11th May, by Decca Records, in association with LOCOG (The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games), The BOA (British Olympic Association), and The BPA (British Paralympic Association).
The Team GB Anthem will be performed by Alfie and Kimberley in public for the first time at The Royal Albert Hall on Friday 11th May (single release day). This exclusive performance will take place at ‘Our Greatest Team Rises’, an official launch party for Team GB and ParalympicsGB to mark the final countdown to the Games. This special Olympics 2012 event will be attended by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
As well as the Royal couple, a host of Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes, past and present will be in attendance.
Kimberley Walsh shot to fame with the chart-topping girl group, Girls Aloud and has since had four Number 1 singles and two Number 1 albums, selling over ten million records worldwide. Kimberley is currently taking the role of Princess Fiona in Shrek The Musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Alfie Boe has sung lead roles on the world’s most prestigious opera stages and most recently led the cast of Les Misérables at the 25th Anniversary performances from The 02 arena and subsequently at The Queen’s Theatre. Alfie’s last two studio albums, released on Decca, and reached the Top 10 of the UK Pop Charts attaining 'platinum'. He is currently working on his new album to be released later this year.