During one of the final segments of their newly created podcast, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spoke with George the Poet (a pseudonym for George Mpanga, an artist and performer of the spoken word), who shared with the royal couple their plans to propose to him. marriage. his girlfriend. In turn, both Prince Harry and Meghan shared a bit of information about their own relationship – the meaning behind the song they chose to play for the first time as married couples.
The song itself, “This Little Light of Mine,” might have seemed like an odd choice for a newly married couple to debut in front of their friends, family, and other wedding guests. After all, the gospel tune is more typically associated as a protest song sung by activists during the civil rights movement in the mid-20th century, and as a current protest song associated with similar movements today, than as a ballad. romantic between spouses. . However, as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle began to explain, the choice to use “This Little Light of Mine” for their wedding song was far more symbolic in scope than their romance.