Afghanistan veteran with medals and child
28 May 2014

Love song from the trenches released in aid of SSAFA.

'Mairead' tells the story of a young soldier writing to his sweetheart from the trenches in World War One, and is inspired by co-writer James Clarke's grandfather's actual experiences in WW1.


Love song from the trenches released in aid of SSAFA.

'Mairead' tells the story of a young soldier writing to his sweetheart from the trenches in World War One, and is inspired by co-writer James Clarke's grandfather's actual experiences in WW1.

The new single from James Clarke Five is  lyrically and musically set in World War One, and is a simple, beautiful ballad featuring haunting accompaniment by the Haydock Brass Band.

The video can be watched here and 50p from each download will be donated to SSAFA.

Visit James Clarke Five's fundraising page.