A NEW track launched by Scots folksinger Iona Fyfe in collaboration with Aberdeen Soccer Membership has reached the charts and garnered tons of of hundreds of views.
The award-winning singer, initially from Huntly in Aberdeenshire, just lately launched a model of The Northern Lights (of Aberdeen) that was initially written by Mary Webb.
The brand new cowl of the long-lasting track was commissioned by Aberdeen FC for his or her 21/22 season ticket marketing campaign.
The video has already been considered greater than 225,000 on social media and briefly reached quantity 39 on the UK iTunes Obtain Charts.
The brand new interpretation was created with award-winning Scottish folks musicians Graham Rorie, Aidan Moodie (Gnoss) and Michael Biggins, the present winner of the BBC Radio Scotland Younger Conventional Musician of the Yr.
Fyfe is the youngest ever winner of Scots Singer of the Yr on the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards and just lately carried out within the closing of the BBC Radio Scotland Younger Conventional Musician of the Yr closing 2021.
Fyfe stated: “It’s fantastic to companion up with Aberdeen Soccer Membership to launch a brand new model of such an iconic track, written by Mary Webb. At a time when musicians can’t tour or carry out stay, I’ve actually appreciated with the ability to collaborate with the membership creatively, and actually admire them supporting the humanities. I’ve been overwhelmed with the response it has acquired thus far.”
Lisa Sheran, head of communications at Aberdeen FC, commented: “As we eagerly anticipate the return of our supporters to their non secular dwelling at Pittodrie, we have been eager to ignite that sense of belonging with a season ticket marketing campaign which pulled on the heartstrings.
“In an effort to complement our, #MyHomeinAberdeen marketing campaign, it was our need to collaborate with a neighborhood musician who might file a singular and poignant model of the The Northern Lights, a track which has echoed round Pittodrie for years.
“Our search led us to Iona and together with her hyperlinks to the North East it was the right partnership. Iona and her fellow musicians have finished a beautiful model of the track, a track which implies a lot to many Aberdeen supporters, and we’re extraordinarily grateful to her for serving to to carry our imaginative and prescient to life.”
You possibly can watch the promotional video beneath and obtain the total track HERE