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Wexford Gleeks Perform with Chris Hadfield in Space


The Wexford Gleeks sing with Ed Robertson of the Barenaked Ladies live with Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield from the International Space Station.  I.S.S.   Is Somebody Singing, had its outer worldly debut Feb 8th, 2013 at CBC Music (on earth)

There have been a lot of songs written about space, but how many songs have actually been written in space?

Watch the video as astronaut Chris Hadfield, from aboard the International Space Station, performs "I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing)" with Ed Robertson, the rest of theBarenaked Ladies and the Wexford Gleeks from Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts´╗┐´╗┐, who were all at the CBC studios in Toronto.

The song, which was written by Hadfield and Robertson in partnership with Music Monday, CBC Music and theCanadian Space Agency, explores what it's like to look down on the Earth from outer space. 

Read the rest of the article at Music.CBC.ca 

 

http://www.cbcmusic.ca http://www.barenakedladies.com http://www.facebook/com/barenakedladies The Barenaked Ladies, the Wexford Gleeks, and the commander of the International Space Station Chris Hadfield. Put them together and what do you get? The first space-to-earth musical collaboration. The song, "I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing) was commissioned by CBCMusic.ca and The Coalition for Music Education with the Canadian Space Agency to celebrate music education in schools across Canada.