Though Saturday Night Live made some great jokes a few weeks ago about what it’d be like if Elton John played the Royal Wedding, the truth is that Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton plan to keep things pretty traditional when it comes to their ceremony’s music. That didn’t stop George Michael, though, from employing his pop sensibilities to help celebrate the day.
A few days ago, Michael released a cover of Stevie Wonder‘s 1972 “You and I (We Can Conquer the World)” dedicated to the Royal Couple. As one might expect, the song exudes sweetness, awash in synthesizers, sweet piano lines and a choir of back-up singers. The recording’s currently available on Michael’s website as a free download. However, Michael requests that guests who grab his tune make a contribution to the Prince William & Miss Catherine Middleton Charitable Gift Fund, which will then be divided up by the new royal couple amongst charities that help children, soldiers, wildlife and more. Meanwhile, check out the song below.
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