Royal Wedding: Songs by Gay Brit Singers for royal nuptials?
01 May 2011
[Apr. 30] The royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, which took place on Friday, April 29th, 2011, proved to be the wedding, if not the event, of the century. With thousands in attendance, around the world, on the internet, and in the London venue, Westminster Abbey, the wedding was quite the sensation. Gay Brits, Singer Sir Elton John and pop star George Michael, both contributed their song-writing talents to the celebration. With a wedding dress designed by celebrity fashion designer Sarah Burton, a wedding ceremony planned by the British Monarchy, and songs written by a music icons such as Elton John and George Michael, what more could you want?
Sir Elton John, who co-wrote the song Your Song, for Prince William’s mother, Princess Diana for her royal wedding to Prince Charles, had his song performed by singer Ellie Goulding, at the royal wedding after party that took place at Buckingham Palace. Elton John was close friends with Princess Diana. Having been the only singer personally invited to sing at the royal wedding after party, Ellie Goulding was very honored!
Watch a video of the hit single Your Song covered by British singer Ellie Goulding here.
Pop singer George Michael, while not invited to sing at the royal wedding, contributed a song to Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding as well. Michael covered the Motown legendary singer, Stevie Wonder, in the song You and I. The song is currently available for download – the pop singer asks that fans make donations to the Royal Wedding Charitable Gift Fund.
Listen to the George Michael song here on the internet download site.
Seems that both Elton John’s song and George Michael’s songs were great wedding gifts for the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, now known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge!
What do you think of the songs?
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