BRITISH Reggae artist Maxi Priest has expressed his affection for the Rock in a new song.

The 56-year old of Jamaican descent has co-written a song about Gibraltar, which was produced by Wrighttech Media of Gibraltar and the Gibraltar Tourist Board.

Its video showcases many of the area’s touristic spots as well as scenes from his concert last there year.

Tourism Minister Gilbert Licudi said: “Maxi Priest’s video is a fantastic marketing tool that showcases some of Gibraltar’s most popular sites in the context of the song. I must thank my colleague Samantha Sacramento, Minister for Housing and Equality for having taken the lead on this project during her time as Minister for Tourism.”

The London-born singer, whose career has spanned four decades, is most famous for his songs Close to You and Shaggy duet That Girl.