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My Beating Heart With Choir with Mike, Nigel & Melanie

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2022

My Beating Heart

Come on England (You Better Believe It)

Release: November 18th 2022 on all streaming platforms and download sites.

New Football Song Celebrating England’s participation in The World Cup 2022, featuring Manchester diva Melanie Williams (Hacienda Classical/Sub Sub) and members of some of the UK’s most celebrated bands!

The Band

My Beating Heart features Melanie Williams (Hacienda Classical/Sub Sub) – Vocals, Jay Stapley (Roger Waters Band/Suede) – Guitar, Craig Gannon (The Smiths) – Guitar, Si Wolstencroft (The Fall) – Percussion, David Gleave (The Naughty Boys/Gustaffson) – Guitar, John Robb (The Membranes) – eBow Guitar, Mike Bennett (The Blockheads) – Backing Vocals, Ian Carr – Vocals, Alan Keary – Keyboards/Backing Vocals,  Coral Roberts – Backing Vocals, Jerrelle Clayton-McKenzie – Additional Vocals

Featuring – Chorlton High School Choir

Produced by Mike Bennett/Nigel Carr

Engineers: Joe Roberts, Gary Watts, Stephen Lindsay, Alan Keary

Additional Production/Final Mix – Pete Gleadall (The Pet Shop Boys/George Michael)

The Song

Come on England (You Better Believe It) came to Nigel Carr (Louder Than War) in a dream. He ran downstairs, picked up his guitar and wrote the song in twenty minutes. The track caught the attention of Pop and Rock producer Mike Bennett, whose credits include Toyah Willcox, Ian Brown, The Fall, The Specials, Emerson Lake and Palmer and Fat White Family. The song’s release coincides with England’s participation in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

My Beating Heart is delighted to make its One Media IP debut with Come on England (You Better Believe It) to celebrate England’s participation in the 2022 World Cup. This rousing, anthemic song, which flicks from nostalgia to hope and celebration with its ‘enveloping ear-worm hook’, features an all-star line-up of artists from some of the nation’s best loved bands including The Smiths, The Fall, Suede, Roger Waters Band and The Blockheads, alongside Chorlton High School Choir. Produced by Mike Bennett (The Specials, Ian Brown) and mixed by Pete Gleadall (The Pet Shop Boys/George Michael).

Mike Bennett said:

Melanie is a genius, not just a singer but a vocal acrobat and artist. As soon as she heard the song, she not only got behind the microphone to add her magic but had the vision to pick up on Nigel’s vision of a school choir (School’s Out, Another Brick in The Wall) and arranged for Chorlton High School Choir to sing on the track. She has absolutely made the record as far as I’m concerned, not just because of her own brilliant talent but her tenacity and passion.  I can’t thank her enough. The addition of Chorlton High School was a stroke of genius and we can’t thank Chip. Lizi, Stephen and the children for their vital contribution to the record.

Child Bereavement UK

The record is being released in aid of Child Bereavement UK – My Beating Heart will make a donation to the charity from all sales of the record.

Come On England (You Better believe It) - Launch at The Lime Bar 30 October 2022

Come On England (You Better believe It) - Recording with Chorlton High School Choir

Child Bereavement UK

Band Members

Craig Gannon - Guitar

Craig Gannon

Guitars
Melanie Williams - Lead Vocals

Melanie Williams

Lead Vocals
Simon Wolstencroft - Percussion

Si Wolstencroft

Percussion
John Robb - Ebow

John Robb

Ebow Guitar
Ian Carr - Lead Vocals

Ian Carr

Lead Vocals
Jay Stapley - Lead Guitar

Jay Stapely

Electric Guitars
Mike Bennett - Producer

Mike Bennett

Vocals/Producer
David Gleave - Guitar

David Gleave

Guitar

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