This week’s X Factor serves up a special treat in the form of Armstrong Martins and his very special take on a modern classic. Taking to the stage with his guitar this Saturday night, the 23-year-old youth worker aims to impress judges Simon Cowell, Louis Tomlinson, Ayda Field and Robbie Williams with a delicate cover of Breaking Free, a song most will know from High School Musical.
Here’s all you need to know about the duet performed by Zac Efron (in character as Troy Bolton) and Vanessa Hudgens (Gabriella Montez) at the climax of Disney’s musical.
- The X Factor 2018 categories: who has the Girls, Boys, Overs and Groups?
- Everything you need to know about X Factor 2018
- RadioTimes.com newsletter: get the latest TV and entertainment news direct to your inbox
Originally performed by: Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens as part of the High School Musical soundtrack
Year of release: 2006
Music video: Here’s Hudgens and (a scarily-young-looking) Efron performing the song at the end of High School Musical.
We’re breakin’ free
We’re soarin’, flyin’
There’s not a star in heaven that we can’t reach
If we’re tryin’, yeah, we’re breakin’ free
Oh, we’re breakin’ free!