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Ex-Razorlight star Andy Burrows and British composer Ilan Eshkeri have been confirmed as the artists penning the soundtrack to Channel 4's update of the iconic Christmas TV animation The Snowman. The Snowman and the Snowdog is a sequel to the Oscar-nominated original and marks 30 years since the first film aired. Burrows and Eshkeri recorded the score at Abbey Road Studios earlier this month with the London Metropolitan Orchestra. The 60-piece orchestra were joined by a choir featuring Emmy the Great, Edith Bowman, All Angels, Celia Graham and musical backing from Ash's Tim Wheeler and Dom Howard from Muse. 'Light the Night' is the official single for the film, which will accompany the flying sequence featuring the Snowman and the Snowdog. In the original, Aled Jones's 'Walking in the Air' was used. Burrows left Razorlight (more) »

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