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WHAMMO! – FORTH 1 LISTENERS LIFT SPIRITS WITH ‘STAY HOME ORCHESTRA’

Posted: 28th April 2020

Forth 1 listeners have been staying home and staying upbeat while creating their own mass version of club classic ‘Carnaval De Paris’ by Dario G.

The Boogie In The Morning breakfast team, consisting of Boogie, Arlene and Marty, have been encouraging listeners of all musical talents from across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife  and Falkirk to get involved in the ultimate ‘Stay at Home Orchestra’ which went live at 8.30am today (Tuesday 28th April 2020).

Otherwise known as the ‘Working From Home Amateur Massive Musical Orchestra’ (WHAMMO), listeners from across the east of Scotland were keeping themselves occupied during this period of isolation by filming themselves playing along to the song which was originally recorded for the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France.

Speaking about WHAMMO, Boogie who hosts Forth 1’s Boogie In The Morning, said: “We all know how important it is to stay at home at the moment to protect our NHS and save lives. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun.

“We’re all in this together and we were not let down by the fantastic response we had from our listeners. I was really impressed with the musical talents and creativity of the entries – they definitely showed me and the rest of the team up…apart from Arlene, who was annoyingly, really quite good!”

You can check out the full ‘Stay At Home Orchestra’ video on the Radio Forth WHAMMO webpage now.

Watch as Boogie and the team give it a go themselves:

Boogie – https://www.facebook.com/227407058938/videos/205426760719169/

Arlene – https://www.facebook.com/227407058938/videos/169254434107738/

Marty – https://www.facebook.com/227407058938/videos/525774795043064/

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