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Shropshire singer Maisy Kay links up with Arnie

By Tom Oakley | Bridgnorth | Entertainment | Published:

Shropshire singing sensation Maisy Kay caught up with Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger in Spain.

The 18-year-old was captured posing for the media after presenting Wonders of the Sea 3D at the San Sebastian International Film Festival, in Spain, on September 25.

Maisy, from Claverley, near Bridgnorth, wrote the theme song Heart of the Ocean after being inspired by the cinematography and message Jean-Michel Cousteau and Arnold Schwarzenegger captured in the documentary film.

"Heart of the Ocean"/Wonders of the Sea 3D Trailer

It comes after she performed in front of a host of celebrities and VIP stars at the United Nations earlier in September.

Maisy now lives in Los Angeles, and has composed and performed the title song for the film, but it all started at the former Dower House School in Quatt, near Bridgnorth

The documentary is directed by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jean-Michel Cousteau – and she wrote the song after being inspired by the film's cinematography and message.

Maisy also studied at Tettenhall College in Wolverhampton before moving to America at the age of 13.

The film premiered this year at the Cannes Film Festival. Wonders of the Sea 3D is directed by oceanographer Jean-Michel Cousteau and Jean-Jacques Mantello and is produced by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Francois Mantello. The film is set for a staggered release worldwide starting this year.

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Director Jean-Michel Cousteau praised the teenage singer. He said: “The soundtrack is an important component in conveying the movie’s message. We are fortunate to have such beautiful music. When I heard Maisy’s song, I immediately knew it would be a great title song for the film.

"Maisy Kay is one of the most talented young women I have ever worked with, and her potential seems boundless.”

For more information go to maisykay.com

Tom Oakley

By Tom Oakley
Trainee Multi-Media Journalist

Express & Star reporter responsible for covering Walsall and Staffordshire. Got a story? Email tom.oakley@expressandstar.co.uk or call 01902 319482.

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