“So my goodness. We went, we saw, and we had the most magical experience at Abbey Road that I could have ever wished for. It is beyond my wildest dreams and something that for me has been a lifelong ambition.” Crowe said on her newswire.
The track has been overseen by music director Julian Kershaw who has to his credit soundtracks for movie productions such as Notting Hill, Stardust and Harry Potter.
“The score for Smile was made by Julian Kershaw who is one of the worlds best Composers/Arrangers” Crowe said, noting, “The London Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra were just the nicest people ever and just the most amazing players!”
With some of the funds raised Katherine aims to help fund care and treatment for cancer sufferers, a disease she has been battling for six years.
“So Christmas NO 1 please! Thats the aim.” She says, adding, “Why? Not because I care about fame. But because its a most excellent timeless record that I believe in with my heart and soul and because if we can achieve even a chance at that then we rally will be able to start putting some funds into some wiser choices for treatments options for our children, who knows may even have time to help me, if I can keep hanging on in there.”
Katherine, who has been performing for over 25 years, faces competition from X Factor winner James Arthur who has proved a hit in the single sales despite falling ratings for the television series. You can hear Smile below.
ATV Today showbiz critic Vivian Summers says, “A version of Smile which has such depth and emotion. Dare it even be said the defining version? I think so.”
More details about the song can be found at http://katherinecrowe.co.uk/
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