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Who Was in Band Aid 2014?

Who Was in Band Aid 2014?

The Band Aid 30 musicians – including Seal, Roger Taylor, Ed Sheeran, Jessie Ware, Ellie Goulding, Bastille singer Dan Smith, Olly Murs, Sam Smith, Elbow’s Guy Garvey and Karl Hyde of Underworld – are following in the footsteps of dozens of African artists who have been using music to raise awareness of Ebola.

Who was the only artist to sing the same line in Do They Know It’s Christmas for Band Aid in 1984 and Band Aid 20 in 2004?

The U2 star Bono and Justin Hawkins, lead singer of The Darkness, both recorded versions of the lyric: “Well tonight thank God it’s them instead of you.” Bono, who sang the line in the original 1984 track, had his recording used in the final cut.

Who performed in Band Aid 1984?

The group, which included Daniel Bedingfield, Justin Hawkins of The Darkness, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Bono of U2, and Paul McCartney, re-recorded the 1984 song “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”, written by Band Aid organisers Bob Geldof and Midge Ure.

Who sang on Band Aid 2004?

Who sings what on each version

Lyrics 1984 version 2004 version
‘Throw your arms around the world, at Christmas time’ Boy George Dido
‘But say a prayer; Pray for the other ones’ George Michael Robbie Williams
‘At Christmas time it’s hard, but when you’re having fun’ George Michael/Simon Le Bon Robbie Williams

Who rapped in Band Aid?

Based on the initial announcement, it looks like Dizzee Rascal will still be the only person to rap on a Band Aid single. The new version will be recorded this Saturday and should be available for download on Monday morning.

Do they know its Christmas controversy?

Spotify’s song trivia feature has called out the controversial Band Aid track “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” for worsening the famine in Ethiopia. A Twitter user has now pointed out that whoever wrote the “Behind the lyrics” information that appears below the song on Spotify “has no patience for Bob Geldof’s bulls***”.

Do They Know It’s Christmas Band Aid 1984 artists?

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Do They Know It’s Christmas?/Artists

How much money did Live Aid raise?

Live Aid eventually raised $127 million in famine relief for African nations, and the publicity it generated encouraged Western nations to make available enough surplus grain to end the immediate hunger crisis in Africa. Geldof was later knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his efforts.

Who Turned Down Live Aid?

Artists moved heaven and earth to make sure they were on the right side of history, yet, Prince had other ideas. His Royal Badness not only refused to perform live at the concert, but he also turned down a feature on the charity single ‘We Are The World’.

Who Turned Down Band Aid?

Fuse ODG says he turned down Band Aid 30 invite as he opposes the song’s lyrics. London afrobeat artist Fuse ODG has revealed that he declined Bob Geldof’s invitation to feature on this year’s Band Aid charity single. The new version of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?

Who Turned Down band aid?

Will there be a Band Aid 40?

THE UK’s most famous supergroup have sung their last note. In an exclusive interview, founder MIDGE URE has revealed that there will never be another Band Aid single — despite suggestions of a new song to aid the refugee crisis.