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Sing our boys on to World Cup win.

Byline: ALEX HICKEY

Bryn, Katherine, and Fron Choir star on new rugby CD RUBGY nuts counting down the days until the World Cup kicks off in New Zealand have the perfect way to get the mood music right.

Universal Music will release the Official Rugby World Cup 2011 Album, called World in Union, on Monday, September 12 - and fans from North Wales will have plenty of chance to hone their hymns and arias to the heroes in red.

The album features a WIN A THE Daily Post large Welsh contingent including opera superstar Bryn Terfel, from Gwynedd, the Fron Male Voice Choir and Katherine Jenkins.

of the Official Cup 2011 album For your copy of World which features Bryn Terfel, and the Fron - just answer question.

The album, which is bound to top the classical charts, won't go on public sale until two days after the rugby action starts in Auckland, when the hosts, the All Blacks, take on Tonga, but five lucky Daily Post readers will be able to get their hands on a copy by entering our simple competition). In which month''s Rugby being staged? Entries open today (Tuesday) midnight, Sunday, at mydailypost.

The album has 22 tracks, including five Welsh classics: Bontnewydd bass-baritone Bryn will sing Bread of Heaven (Cwm Rhondda) and We'll Keep a Welcome in the Hillside.

The Fron Male Voice Choir has the honour of recording the national anthem Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau (Land of my Fathers) and Men of Harlech, while Katherine Jenkins will perform Calon Lan.

Kiwi soprano Hayley Westenra, who rose to prominence in this country after appearing at Bryn Terfel's Faenol Festival, will sing the title track World in Union in Maori and English, the NZ national anthem, God Defend New Zealand and Pokarekare Ana.

The 24-year-old is the world's best-selling soprano and she will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of her fellow Kiwi, Dame Kiri te Kanawa, who topped the charts with her version of the title track for the 1991 Rugby World Cup.

COPY has five copies Rugby World to giveaway.

to win a in Motion - opera stars Katherine Jenkins Male Voice Choir the following Representing England is tenor Alfie Boe with The Band of the Coldstream Guards performing the rousing Jerusalem and rising star Laura Wright with her tender, acoustic version of Swing Low Sweet Chariot.

country is next World Cup from 10am until September 4 co.uk. Scotland's official theme song Now's the Time, based on the tune of Loch Lomond, will be Scottish tenor Luigi Corvi. The traditional Flower of Scotland is also featured, performed by The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards.

Ireland brings its official song Ireland's Call, featuring Brian Kennedy representing the north and Paul Byrom the Republic, while Irish songstress Mairead Carlin will sing The Fields of Athenry. From Africa comes the Kenyan Boys Choir and Roberto Alagna represents France with his version of Le Marseillaise.

alex.hickey@dailypost.co.uk WIN A COPY THE Daily Post has five copies of the Official Rugby World Cup 2011 album to giveaway.

For your chance to win a copy of World in Motion - which features opera stars Bryn Terfel, Katherine Jenkins and the Fron Male Voice Choir - just answer the following question.

In which country is next month''s Rugby World Cup being staged? Entries open from 10am today (Tuesday) until midnight, Sunday, September 4 at mydailypost.co.uk.

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Katherine Jenkins, Bryn Terfel and Hayley Westernra are just a few of the big names performing on a CD released for the Rugby World Cup
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Date:Aug 30, 2011
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