The Bangor pair’s song ‘This Is How You Walk On’ is among 70 songs in contention to be nominated in the best original song category.

It featured in the film Gifted, which starred Chris Evans.

Lightbody said on Twitter: “Me and @ johnnymcdaid are chuffed our song ‘this is how you walk on’ from the wonderful film @ GiftedtheMovie is eligible for best song at the Oscars this year.”

The song is competing against the likes of Taylor Swift’s ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’ and Mariah Carey’s ‘The Star’.

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