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.
Bristol – This Is The Kit & Bucky, Cornwall – Gwenno, Devon – Seth Lakeman, Dorset – Karen Wimhurst, E. Riding – Gavin Bryars, S. Yorkshire – Skinny Pelembe, Kent – Tania Holland Williams, Lancashire – Little Boot, London – Bishi, East Sussex – Normanton Street, Derbyshire – Rukus and Zee Musiq, West Yorkshire – Boff Whalley (Chumbawumba) and Thanda Gumede
The final two songs – A Song for Wales – Amy Wadge & Tim Rhys-Evans, and A Song for Manchester – PINS will premiere at 12:30pm on 23rd March 2022, the second anniversary of lockdown.
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.