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© Common and Kind 2017

 

Honorary Patron: Joyce DiDonato

Associate Institution: Morley College

 

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To channel the offerings of the thousands who reached out since since June 2016, Michael wrote the song Human Kind.

 

Featuring quotations from John Donne (‘No man’s an island’) and Jo Cox (‘More in common’), the song is conceived to be adaptable for all musical genres and abilities and designed so that it could be recorded across the world, bringing people together from all communities, cultures, nations and musical genres.

 

The song was first recorded at the end of the Union Chapel concert in London on Tuesday 2nd August 2016.

 

Since that concert, choirs and soloists from across the world have sent in their own recordings. They include Pihcintu, a choir combining refugees from Cambodia, China, Congo, El Salvador, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, Vietnam, West Indies, and Zambia, choirs from Vietnam, Northern Ireland, Scotland, India, Malaysia, the UK and USA.

 

Featured Solo Artists

 

Cassidy Janson (Beautiful: the Carole King Musical)

Dame Sarah Connolly

J. Hoard (NYC)

Saida Tani (Bangladesh)

Mark Lettieri and nine members of Snarky Puppy.

 

Worldwide Choirs

 

Pihcintu Chorus

Vietnam Miracle Choir

Barazina

KL Young Singers of Kuala Lumpur

Goa University Choir

German Choir of London

Nossa Voz

Songlines

Reggae Choir

Windham Chamber Singers

Chiltern Music Academy

Choir with No Name

Big Noise Chorus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUMAN KIND - THE WORLDWIDE VIDEO SINGLE