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The Kingdom Choir’s special lullaby for Archie on his christening day

They famously sang at his parents’ wedding and now, as Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, is christened, they’re serenading him, too. The Kingdom Choir has written and recorded a special lullaby to mark the baptism of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son.

A preview of the song was released on Twitter on the morning of July 6th 2019, with the message ”We’d like to send our heartfelt congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the christening of their baby boy.  God bless you all. Here’s a lullaby we wrote you for Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor”. The full song is available on Apple Music.

The Kingdom Choir performed ‘Stand by Me’ at the royal wedding of May 19th 2018, providing one of the stand out moments of Harry and Meghan’s big day at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor.

The Christian gospel choir, which has been going for two decades, and has twenty singers led by Karen Gibson who founded the group.

Archie will be baptised in the Private Chapel of Windsor Castle by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. The chapel holds around thirty people. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced that the names of their son’s godparents will be kept private, at the request of those standing sponsor to the young royal who is seventh in line to the throne. Photographs will be released following the service.

Archie Harrison was born on May 6th 2019 at the Portland Hospital in London with his parents presenting him to the world two days later at Windsor Castle. The family now lives at Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor estate.

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