Coronavirus: Digital mass sing-along deliberate to reward staff on the front-line

Following last week's successful virtual rendition of The Weeknd's 'Can't Feel My Face', Nelson's Voice Collective is getting singers and musicians to lean out the window and let rip with another singalong this Friday, starting at 10.30am.

Ishna Jacobs

Following final week’s profitable digital rendition of The Weeknd’s ‘Cannot Really feel My Face’, Nelson’s Voice Collective is getting singers and musicians to lean out the window and let rip with one other singalong this Friday, beginning at 10.30am.

Final week it was to maintain spirits up throughout lockdown. This week the Digital Voice Collective will sing to thank important staff. 

About 1700 individuals from round NZ and the world tuned in final Friday for the primary for all times digital sing alongside to The Weeknd’s Cannot Really feel My Face.

Organiser Tanya Nock, of Nelson, mentioned a variety of movies have been despatched of households having fun with the track collectively and offering their personal preparations.

Fatboy Slim's 1999 hit 'Praise You' is the song choice for this week's Virtual Voice Collective singalong, to thank the essential workers during lockdown.


Fatboy Slim’s 1999 hit ‘Reward You’ is the track selection for this week’s Digital Voice Collective singalong, to thank the important staff throughout lockdown.

“A whole lot of my musician buddies have been feeling it a bit with gigs being taken away and their lives have modified vastly, and to see them of their home making music with their kids – that was actually heartwarming.”

* Nelson singers encouraged to prepare for The Weeknd with virtual

This week’s track selection is Fatboy Slim’s Reward You, to proceed the digital singalongs in addition to saying thanks to important service staff in every single place.

To permit for these wishing to affix the occasion from abroad, the Digital Voice Collective livestream will begin on the earlier time of 10.30am on its Facebook page earlier than making some noise from home windows at 11am.

Nock will write a melody and transient riff for singers or musicians to study at the beginning of the livestream and heat them up.

“Individuals are not normally of their consolation zone to only exit and shout – so it is warming individuals up getting them within the temper and believing in what we’re doing.

“You’ll be able to play an instrument, seize a saucepan – for those who do not play a horn instrument you would may simply go to your automobile and honk your horn.” 

Nock mentioned she hoped to unfold the message forward of time to warn individuals of the noise and inspired these collaborating to jot down a chalk message advising of ‘mass noise 11am Friday’ on the footpaths.