Music video: Alistair Griffin and Kimberley Walsh

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Alistair Griffin’s song, The Road, is set to be heard throughout Yorkshire as the days count down to the Tour de France arriving in Yorkshire.

The Road, featuring Kimberley Walsh from Girls Aloud, will be the soundtrack as the Tour de France cyclists arrive and the anticipation builds. the single will be played across fan parks, spectator hubs and at several live performances including the opening ceremony at the First Direct Arena, Leeds on Thursday July 3, where he will be joined by Kimberley Walsh – and which includes a performance from Embrace – and at the Grand Departy in York on Friday July 4 with Russell Watson.

Alistair Griffin. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Alistair Griffin. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

“It’s going to be a very special weekend,” says Alistair, “and I would love for the whole of yorkshire to hear the song being played as the world’s sporting eyes focus on the Grand Depart spectacle.”

Alistair Griffin was commissioned by Welcome to Yorkshire to write and perform The Road, the official song of the Grand Depart, and the single is available to download from and

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