Somercotes man’s song celebrates the Queen

A ROYAL loving Somercotes factory worker has released a song to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

Matt Warman, who happens to live on Queen Street in the village, recorded the song called ‘Queen and Country’ in his small home studio.

The 35-year-old singer songwriter, has even made a video to accompanied his musical efforts.

Father-of-one Matt said: “I am always writing songs and I just thought, this is just my way of trying to get involved in doing something for the Diamond Jubilee.”

Self-confessed royalist Matt wrote and recorded all the parts of the song, which features guitars, a keyboard and his own computerized drum programming.

Matt hopes the tune could be blaring out of speakers across the region when people put on parties to celebrate the Jubilee.

He said: “I like following the royal family.

“Some people aren’t too keen, but I think it’s great for British heritage!”

Matt is due to be singing Queen and Country at the Devonshire Arms , on Somercotes Hill in the village, on the June 4 Bank Holiday Monday. To download the song head to, or to watch it go to