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Big Big Train share poignant tribute video to David Longdon

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Big Big Train have shared an emotional tribute video in honour of singer David Longdon who died earlier this month.

The short video, A Film For David, is soundtracked by the ballad Capitoline Venus, which is taken from the band's upcoming album Welcome To The Planet, features an array of phots of Longdon from throughout his Big Big Train career and with his fiancée Sarah.

The video has been created by animator Christian Rios who also created the band's recent video for The Underfall Yard.

You can watch the video below.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.