Military wives from the north have been given plenty to Shout about after being invited to sing alongside a pop music legend.
The Kinloss & Inverness choir will join Lulu on stage in Inverness in March as part of the 67-year old’s latest UK tour.
The groups will accompany her during a performance of an upcoming charity single, the proceeds of which will go to The Military Wives Choir Foundation.
Only 12 members of the 24-strong collective will be able to take to the stage – and auditions will be held tonight to determine the lucky dozen.
Despite the competition for places, members of the Kinloss Barracks-based group are “buzzing” at the chance to perform alongside a Scottish national treasure.
Chorister Jenn French said: “The thought of joining Lulu on stage is really exciting for us, we’re all a bit giddy about it.
“When we all meet up for the auditions it might be a bit mental, this will be the biggest public show we have ever taken part in.”
Lulu will release charity single Cry at the end of February, and has invited military wives choirs from across the UK to join her for live performances during each of her 34 tour dates.
Members of the Kinloss & Inverness group are currently perfecting their renditions, with representatives tasked with providing a list of names taking part by Friday.
Lulu said she was inspired to reach out to The Military Wives Choir Foundation after enduring her own haunting battle with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie, Lulu first stormed to the top of the pop charts with a cover of Shout by The Isley Brothers in 1964.
She led the UK to victory at the Eurovision song contest in 1969 with Boom Bang-a-Bang, and sang the theme for James Bond film The Man With The Golden Gun in 1974.
The Scottish songstress has confirmed that she will sing her version of David Bowie’s The Man Who Sold the World during her upcoming tour, in tribute to the global superstar who died earlier this month.
The Kinloss and Invernss Military Wives Choirs will join Lulu at Eden Court Theatre on Friday, March 18.