A celebration of lives and communities through music

A national music project marking this historic time, A Song for Us celebrates our communities and the power of music to bring us together.

Songs written by the public during this time are shared on the music map below.

Leading singer-songwriters and composers are creating a series of County Songs inspired by the people of their county. These premiered here on 23 March 2021, the first anniversary of lockdown one. The final ones will go live 23 March 2022.

Bristol – This Is The Kit & Bucky, Cornwall – Gwenno, Devon – Seth Lakeman, Dorset – Karen Wimhurst, E. Riding – Gavin Bryars,  S. Yorkshire – Skinny PelembeKentTania Holland Williams, LancashireLittle Boot, London – Bishi, East Sussex – Normanton Street, Derbyshire – Rukus and Zee Musiq.

A new song for West Yorkshire – written by Boff Whalley (Chumbawumba) and Thanda Gumede – will premiere here on 2 February 2022.


Help create a music map of the country with Your Songs. Share a favourite song, or write your own, that holds special meaning at this time.

Listen in, create a song, share the music.



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