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Strictly Come Dancing: Tango for Vincent and Flavia
Flavia Cacace and Vincent Simone in Strictly Come Dancing
Vincent and Flavia have danced in Strictly since series four

Tango music by a Norfolk composer has provided "inspiration" for Strictly dancers Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace prior to the show's new series.

The Strictly Come Dancing stars have endorsed a new CD by Sean A McGee, from Middleton, King's Lynn, and even have their picture featured on the cover.

"We love the mood [Nebulosa] creates, a pleasure to dance to," said Flavia.

"The different sounds and instruments catches the essence of the tango nuevo," she added.

Sean got the South American vibe when he saw the Strictly dancers perform in Cambridgeshire.

"I've watched Strictly for the last four or five years and I became a big fan of Vincent and Flavia," he said.

"I really got into the romance of the dance and how the emotion of the two connected souls seemed to work between them when they danced.

"I went to see them do a demonstration in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, and I met them after the show for a fan photograph. I wondered whether Vincent and Flavia had ever had music composed bespoke for them.

"So I asked them. Flavia turned to me and said 'If only you'd asked three years ago!'"

Deeply inspired

Far from giving up, Sean was deeply inspired by the Strictly dancers' moves and went about a quest to compose an album entirely of tango for ballroom dancing. The outcome was Nebulosa.

"I wrote this track - it came out really well, so I spoke to my dance teacher about it and they said 'do an album'," he said.

Sean A.McGee (centre left) with Strictly Come Dancing stars Flavia Cacace (left) and Vincent Simone (right) (Photo: Xavier Navarre and Sean A.McGee)
Sean A McGee (centre left) met Vincent and Flavia in Cambridgeshire

"It took me four months to write and as the muse of the album I wanted Vincent and Flavia to hear it.

"So I sent them a copy and had an e-mail back saying they loved the stuff and they wanted to get involved with me - they wanted to get on the cover and sell it from their merchandise on their website.

"As a huge, huge fan it blew me away!"

Sean hopes that the Strictly dancers, who have both appeared in the show since series four, will go on to use some of his unique electro-tango compositions for their moves in the new eighth series of the BBC One show.

"Tango connects with the inner soul, it's amazing," he said.

For more information on Nebulosa, visit Sean A McGee's website.

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