Newlywed couple serenaded with sea shanty by Tory councillor

A NEWLYWED couple had been serenaded with a sea shanty from a Tory councillor whereas having their marriage ceremony images taken beside the seaside.

Steve and Alice Davies had been delighted after being interrupted with a track throughout their marriage ceremony photograph name in Lee-On-The-Solent, Hampshire, earlier this month.

Wedding ceremony photographer Scott Morey captured a video exhibiting Lee West councillor John Gledhill and Jonathan Moore, who’re in band collectively, belting out the track John Kanaka to Steve and Alice.

Steve and Alice, each 25, watch intently as the 2 males carry out whereas the solar units over the English Channel within the background.

Alice’s white marriage ceremony gown floats within the wind as Steve smiles in the course of the cheerful efficiency.

Father of the bride Doug Cowan, 55, posted the video on Fb final week, writing: “Simply the on a regular basis spectacle of two pretty guys singing a sea shanty to my daughter and her new husband on their marriage ceremony day.”

His publish obtained tens of likes from native well-wishers.

Talking at this time proud father Doug stated: “My daughter was getting married and the photographer wished to take just a few intimate images of the 2 of them on the seaside because it was a phenomenal sundown.

“The summer time competition was on and two of the performers who sang shanties noticed my daughter as they had been strolling alongside the promenade and stopped to serenade them.

“The pair of them had been thrilled at being sung to and advised me it helped make their day further particular.

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“After I noticed it like every part that weekend, it introduced tears to my eyes.

The newlyweds had been serenaded with a sea shanty. Credit score: Scott Morey

“I assumed it was a stunning factor for the 2 males to do and managed to search out considered one of them to thank him, he stated it was a pleasure.”

John and Jonathan, who’re in sea shanty group The Rocks N Groynes, sang to the bride and groom after considering they’d photobombed their marriage ceremony shoot.

The 2 males had been out amassing for a kids’s most cancers charity and returned alongside the promenade earlier than their impromptu efficiency.

Talking at this time, John stated: “We wandered over to apologise after we thought we’d have been at the back of the marriage image.

“They advised us they hadn’t truly taken it but so we had been speaking and asking about their day. We’ve had our group since April, we prefer to go and meet up and sing just a few songs collectively over a few hours and some pints.

“We determined to sing that track as a result of it’s the one which I normally lead on, all of us have our totally different shanty however this one is a bit like our battle cry.

“There are the seven of us within the group but it surely was simply the 2 of us for that efficiency.

“The bride and groom appeared very blissful and I think about it’s one thing that they could bear in mind about their marriage ceremony day for a very long time.”

Sea shanties had been first sung within the sixteenth Century however didn’t achieve reputation amongst sailors till the nineteenth Century on board massive crusing ships.

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