Mellor Performing Arts School are excited to reveal their involvement with the brand-new anthem for this year’s UEFA Euro 2021 tournament.
Fans will be delighted to hear the remake of the rollicking football anthem ‘Vindaloo’; the track made famous by Fat Les in 1998 during the FIFA World Cup, with all proceeds going to the NHS.
The brainchild of Will Mellor, the song is performed by a host of well-loved TV personalities including Leigh Francis/Keith Lemon (Celebrity Juice, Through The Keyhole, Shopping with Keith Lemon), Danny Dyer (EastEnders, The Wall, Real Football Factories), Paddy McGuiness (Top Gear, Take Me out, Phoenix Nights), Bez and Rowetta (Happy Mondays).
Twelve children from the celebrated Mellor Performing Arts School in Burnham joined the cast as dancers and singers, celebrating with the rest of the gang during the official video for the song. As a nod to the original track, the new version was filmed at Hoxton Market in London (where the original video was filmed over 23 years ago) with a cameo appearance from Keith Allen who wrote the original lyrics.
Recorded at the Metropolis Studios in Chiswick, the recording and video also included members of the NHS and The London Community Gospel Choir.
Children that were involved in the project were: Gyaan Bharj, Amelia Brigdale, Josh Brigdale, Charlotte Haward, Louie Holiday, Ria Joshi, Autaum Letton, Ellen Liston, Jayden Mellor, Renee Mellor, Jessica Smith and Willow Standing.
Get ready to hear the new anthem everywhere during Euro20; taking place between 11th June and 11th July 2021. ‘We’re gonna score one more than you’!
About Mellor Performing Arts:
The Mellor Performing Arts School, which is based in Burnham, South Bucks, was established in 2015 and provides both children’s performing arts classes as well as adult dance and exercise classes to the local community. With the choice of Children’s Ballet, Modern Dance, Modern Street, Musical Theatre, and Tap, offered alongside Adult Modern Street, Ballet, Tap and Zumba, there really is something for everyone!
In addition, the team at Mellor are excited to announce the recent launch of the school talent agency ‘BBMellor School Agency’. “We have so many talented children and adult students at our school and it’s great that we can offer them the chance to showcase their talents to a wider audience”.