ICMP’s Angela Blacklaw is among more than 100 performers to come together to record a virtual version of ‘Anytime You Need A Friend’ to show support for the NHS.

Breathe Harmony, the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS staff choir run by Breathe Arts Health Research, have created an international recording of the Mariah Carey song in partnership with musical director and Mark Ronson producer Mike King and the MyCool Music Foundation.

Commenting on the performance, Angela said: "This song is dedicated to a special friend to Mike and to many of us, and a beloved member of our musical family, Vivienne Gordon, who recently passed away and who we will miss more than words can say.

We aimed for the song to show support for our NHS and frontline workers, some of whom are singing on the song. In a time where so many are isolated and feeling fearful, we wanted to create something that would connect people and bring them together and be a positive focus for those who participated." 

She continued: "The fact this was recorded on mobile phones in various countries around the world is truly amazing." 

All proceeds from the release of the track will be split between Breathe Arts Health Research and the MyCool Music Foundation.

Please donate to show support for the track and watch the performance below:  

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