LUFC Leeds fans are top singers in West Yorkshire
Leeds fans have been judged to be the best singers in West Yorkshire after independant research was carried out.
Professional singer and voice coach Olivia Hyde had the task of sitting down and listening to the supporters at Huddersfield Town, Bradford City and Leeds United.
Hyde had to assess the harmony, pitch tone, energy, musicality and technique and award marks.
Without knowing who she was marking, Leeds came out on top with 46 points followed by Bradford with 41 and Huddersfield`s 39.
Olivia was surprised by the quality of all the fans, speaking in the YEP, she said, 'There's definitely a tribal element to the fans' chants, though how they sing together has choir-like overtones. What is surprising is that much of the singing is in tune, not something I was expecting, to be honest.'
Leeds fans were marked in their penultimate home game of the season when they had to plenty to cheer about as they beat MK Dons 4-1.
With Leeds enjoying a successful season with promotion back to the Championship as well as a victory at their old adversaries down at the Theatre of Prawn Sandwiches, the fans had plenty to cheer about during the campaign.
Continuing Olivia was impressed with Leeds quality, she said, 'The crowd are singing as one just like a choir. There is also a lot of treble in the sound which suggests that the crowd were very excited and passionate while singing. Very impressive.'
The victory at Manchester United gave Leeds fans a number of new chants during the second half of the season, whilst they continue to belt out the clubs anthem 'Marching on Together` at every game.
Vital Leeds United is a fast growing Leeds United fan site, with the sole aim of becoming the #1 unofficial website for Leeds United fans everywhere.
The site is regularly updated with news and views regarding all the current events at Elland Road, alongside a fully interactive message forum and regularly looks at the clubs past. Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it,
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.
Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital today?
It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital leeds .
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.