George Michael To Record Song For Royal Wedding
Singer George Michael is planning to record a song to commemorate the upcoming wedding of Prince William.
The British royal will marry fiancée Kate Middleton in London on April 29th and the former Wham! star is looking forward to watching the nuptials - and he's promised an extra special treat for fans to mark the big day.
In a series of posts on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "I have been thinking about Will and Kate.... and I'm so happy for William... the whole country is getting ready to party! Let's have our own celebration twitter style.....
"Instead of Song of the Day, let's pick a song I can give to you on here sometime this week. I'll grab my piano player and bob's your uncle... Wedding gift and bank holiday thank u to my twitter lovelies rolled into one. I'll do the vocals at home... Come on boyz n girls...what song should it be? Oh and it can't be one of mine, they are all a bit too sad....no sniggering and agreeing, you at the back!"
Michael also reveals he once turned down the chance to perform for the Prince at his late mother Diana's royal residence, Kensington Palace. He adds, "I only ever met him twice, but he was such a nice kid. Actually he asked me to sing!!! He was only eight! It was a Xmas party at Kensington Palace, and believe it or not I'm too shy to sing to small numbers of people....
"So I said no.....it was excruciating, his little Xmas smile disappeared, but the only people I knew in the room were Diana and Elton (John)! So I b**ody said no to the future king of my country...oh the shame."