Finalist from The Voice, Joshua Davis, a Michigan State alumnus, arranged and recorded his own acoustic version of the MSU alma mater ‘MSU Shadows’. Davis was a contestant on “The Voice” earlier this year and finished as the third runner-up.
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MSU Shadows was officially adopted as the alma mater for Michigan State on April 21, 1949. Shadows was chosen by student vote after a long effort to identify and obtain a distinctive melody for the university.
The music is taken from the Italian opera “Lucia di Lammermoor.” The lyrics were penned by Bernard “Barney” Traynor, an assistant football coach on staff from 1925–27.