TOKIO MYERS and Jazmin Sawyers ‘Jerusalem’ the official anthem of Commonwealth Games England 

Mar - 12 2018 | no comments

Tokio Myers has teamed up with medal winning athlete Jazmin Sawyers for an incredible reworking of the classic ‘Jerusalem’ for the Official England Commonwealth Games Anthem. The single is released with npower on Syco Music March 16th.

Recorded last month at Abbey Road Studios with a 54 piece orchestra, 10 person choir, Jazmin on vocals and Tokio on a multitude of keyboards, ‘Jerusalem’ is an inspiring choice for Team England. Max Whitlock, Jack Laugher, Ellie Robinson and Lois Toulson all attended the recording session. The Commonwealth Games kick off April 4th in Australia.

Tokio Myers won Britain’s Got Talent last summer and since then released his acclaimed debut album ‘My Generation’ which entered the UK chart at number 4 and has sold over 100,000 so far. Tokio embarks on an 18 date UK tour next month including 3 shows at 3 different London venues.

Jazmin Sawyers, a 23 year old long jump specialist from Stoke, won a silver medal at the 2014 Glasgow Games. Last year she sang on ITV’s the Voice and made it through the Blind Auditions on team Will.i.am.

‘I feel honoured and privileged to be able to put my own spin on this iconic track” Tokio Myers said.

‘It’s always an honour representing Team England in the Games,” says Jazmin. ‘It’s even more special to be singing vocals on Jerusalem, especially because I was able to record it in front of my teammates. It’s definitely going to push me harder in training and on the track.”

Max Whitlock MBE, Team England Gymnast and winner of 2 Olympic Gold Medals and 3 Olympic Bronze Medals says: “It’s brilliant to have this updated version of the track and to have experience the recording day. I can safely say, I now know the words to Jerusalem!”

Tour Dates:

2-Apr-18 Edinburgh Queens Hall
4-Apr-18 Gateshead Sage SOLD OUT
5-Apr-18 Manchester Albert Hall SOLD OUT
7-Apr-18 Edinburgh Queens Hall
8-Apr-18 Birmingham O2 Institute SOLD OUT
10-Apr-18 London Printworks SOLD OUT
13-Apr-18 Bristol O2 Academy SOLD OUT
14-Apr-18 Belfast SSE Arena
15-Apr-18 Liverpool Philharmonic Hall SOLD OUT
17-Apr-18 Leeds O2 Academy
18-Apr-18 Manchester Albert Hall SOLD OUT
19-Apr-18 Cambridge Corn Exchange SOLD OUT
20-Apr-18 London O2 Kentish Town Forum SOLD OUT
22-Apr-18 London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire SOLD OUT
23-Apr-18 Brighton Dome
25-Apr-18 Cardiff St Davids Hall SOLD OUT
26-Apr-18 Bournemouth O2 Academy
27-Apr-18 Leicester O2 Academy
28-Apr-18 Sheffield O2 Academy

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