In a fairly, er, candy transfer, Neil Diamond’s Candy Caroline has had a viral makeover, with a worldwide singalong launched at the moment warming even the coldest of cockles.
To lift the spirits and actually finish 2020 on a musical excessive, 79-year-old Neil – whose newest album, Traditional Diamonds, is simply tailing Taylor Swift’s Evermore within the charts – released a supercut of followers singing his greatest hit, alongside a TikTok problem.
Oh, and would you have a look at that – you now even have the ‘so good, so good, so good’ of the refrain ringing round your head, don’t you? Humorous that.
The icon – who revealed he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2018 – lately set a problem to followers around the globe, by which they have been tasked with coming collectively for a worldwide singalong.
And simply to ensure it was in everybody’s faces, not simply die-hard Diamond followers, a Tik Tok marketing campaign utilizing the unique model of the banger was additionally launched, by which influencers together with Grandad Joe, The Harfin Household, Rosie & Harry, Sherice Banton, Callum Martin & Harvey Dudley flexed their Candy Carolines.
What has been pushed out the opposite aspect is a somewhat heartwarming supercut rendition of the 60s hit, if we do say so ourselves.
Clearly, the tune remains to be going robust, many years later, after being written in 1969 and proudly owning the UK charts in 1971.
It comes as Neil’s new studio album Neil Diamond With The London Symphony Orchestra, Traditional Diamonds, smashed its approach into the UK High 5 on its first week of launch at the beginning of the month, and as Christmas approaches, has risen to quantity two, forward of Michael Buble, Gary Barlow and Ball & Boe’s festive choices.
The album options new vocals from Neil paired with a brand new interpretation of his most celebrated chart-topping hits – sure, Candy Caroline is in there, too – carried out by The London Symphony Orchestra, recorded at each the world well-known Abbey Highway Studios.
Not too long ago talking to Forbes about remodeling his best-known track, Neil mentioned of the track remaining a staple of his repertoire: ‘I do it just about each present.
‘However I haven’t carried out it like this and it adjustments additionally a bit bit additionally with every present.
‘I add issues, I take issues away, I alter the association, I sing it a bit completely different, the viewers response is just about the identical. They realize it’s a celebration they usually take part.’