Stage Star Shona Lindsay Releases New Christmas Song 'Your Presence', Dec 2012
Star of stage and screen Shona Lindsay is releasing a new Christmas love song "Your Presence" early this month. Musical theatre writing team Taylor-Rowan & Hughes wrote the song especially for a musical theatre loving audience who are tired of the same old Christmas songs rehashed time and time again.
Shona made her professional debut at age 11 in the title role of Annie. She has played some of the the theatre's best loved roles including Christine in Phantom of the Opera, Kathy Seldon in Singing in the Rain, Sandy in Grease, Milly in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Emma in Jekyll & Hyde. She graced the screens of the nation's TV sets for two years playing Sara Briggs in Crossroads as well as appearing in numerous other series and films. Shona is also no stranger to the recording studio with several cast recordings under her belt including the studio cast album of Grease, and her own album Control Yourself. Shona Lindsay will bring to this beautiful new festive song exactly what it needs.
Colin Billing is the musical director for the project. Most notably Colin conducted the world premiere of Lend Me A Tenor, the Godspell tour and production musical director for Cameron Mackintosh's 25th Anniversary Tour of The Phantom of the Opera.
Writers Taylor-Rowan & Hughes are fast becoming a favourite on the new musical theatre writing scene. Earlier this year Gary Albert Hughes wrote the comedy musical update ditties for the hit reality dating show "Playing It Straight" on E4 and subsequently had a three-page interview and photo shoot in OK! Magazine. Joan Taylor-Rowan's novel "The Bird Skin Shoes" is selling to rave reviews online, and she has won numerous awards and competitions over the years. They have just put on a showcase of their stunning new musical "Kandy Kottage" which was critically acclaimed among some of musical theatre's most respected producers, directors and theatre goers.
"Your Presence" is released early this month. Follow on Facebook and Twitter to stay updated with news on the release date: