Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Kerry Ellis & Brian May release new single 'Amazing Grace'

The first lady of the West End Kerry Ellis and Queen legend Brian May have released a cover of 'Amazing Grace'.

The single supports the launch of May’s Save Me Trust and Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue's campaign #AmazingGrace aimed at raising public awareness of the plight of our nation’s favourite wild animal, the hedgehog. 

This single has been rush released in support of Grace, the hedgehog. The single is avaliable now on iTunes. You can watch the accompanying video below. Ellis and May recently released 'Roll With You' which they wrote together for their upcoming album Anthems II. They've completed their Italian and European One Voice tour, with UK dates expected to be announced soon. 

An official release date for their new album is yet be be announced. May spotted Ellis when she was in My Fair Lady at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane and invited her to audition for his musical We Will Rock You. After originating the role of Meat in the show, Ellis and May have gone on to work together extensively, both in the studio and on world tours.

Later this year Ellis will return to the West End to star in the UK premiere of off-Broadway musical Murder Ballad. Her theatre credits include: Grizabella in Cats (London Palladium), Helene in Sweet Charity (Cadogan Hall), Meat in We Will Rock You (Dominion), Nancy in Oliver! (Drury Lane), Fantine in Les Miserables (Queen’s), Ellen in Miss Saigon (UK Tour), Beth in The War of the Worlds (World Arena Tour), Svetlana Sergievsky in Chess (Royal Albert Hall), Mimi in RENT (UK Tour), West End Men (Vaudeville), Tell Me on a Sunday (RCCL) and understudy Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady (National/Drury Lane).

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