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Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas? flac album
  • Performer Band Aid
  • Title Do They Know It's Christmas?
  • Date of release 1985
  • Country UK
  • Style Synth-pop, Vocal
  • Other formats XM AA AU MOD VOX MIDI ASF
  • Genre Electronic / Pop
  • Size MP3 1372 mb
  • Size FLAC 1722 mb
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 789

It's Christmas time There's no need to be afraid At Christmas time We let in light and we banish shade. And in our world of plenty We can spread a smile of joy Throw your arms around the world At Christmas time. But say a prayer Pray for the other ones At Christmas time it's hard. But when you're having fun There's a world outside your window And it's a world of dread and fear. Where the only water flowing Is the bitter sting of tears

Now – The Christmas Album is a compilation album released in 1985. The album is part of the Now! series in the United Kingdom, and collects popular Christmas songs of the last few decades. It reached number 1 on the UK Albums Chart for two weeks, in between two runs of Now That's What I Call Music 6. The album has since been superseded by subsequent two-disc and later three-disc releases in the 2000s. Band Aid : "Do They Know It's Christmas?" – 3:41.

Band Aid are: 1 Adam Clayton 2 Phil Collins 3 Bob Geldof 4 Steve Norman 5 Chris Cross 6 John Taylor 7 Paul Young 8 Tony Hadley 9 Glenn Gregory 10 Simon Le Bon 11 Simon Crowe 12 Marilyn 13 Keren 14 Martin Kemp 15 Jody Watley 16 Bono 17 Paul Weller 18 James Taylor 19 Peter Blake (sleeve artist) 20 George Michael . and every time you hear it you remember there are others less fortunate than you, no matter how.

Bob Geldof organised an all-star cast for the 1984 recording of Do They Know It’s Christmas? to raise funds for famine-relief efforts in Ethiopia. On the 30th anniversary of the release, the ist reworked the song to support West African nations in their fight against the Ebola virus. All proceeds from the sale of this single will go to The Band Aid Charitable Trust

Текст песни: It’s Christmas time There’s no need to be afraid At Christmas time We let in light and we banish shade. It’s Christmas time There’s no need to be afraid At Christmas time We let in light and we banish shade. It’s Christmas time There’s no need to be afraid At Christmas time We let in light and we banish shade And in our world of plenty We can spread a smile of joy Throw your arms around the world At Christmas time But say a prayer Pray for the other ones At Christmas time it’s hard But when you’re

The song's producer and co-writer, Midge Ure, may say, "It's no 'White Christmas,'" but the all-star '80s charity song captured a moment in time. Thirty-four years ago, on Nov. 25, 1984, new wave’s elite came together to record Do They Know It’s Christmas?, a now-legendary holiday benefit single for Ethiopian famine relief.

Do They Know It's Christmas? 100,848 listeners. The original version was produced by Midge Ure and released by Band Aid on 29 November 1984. In late 1984, a BBC report by Michael Buerk was aired highlighting the famine that had hit the people of Ethiopia. Irish singer Bob Geldof saw the report and wanted to raise money. I Believe in Father Christmas. Lonely This Christmas. MUD. Merry Christmas Everyone.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Do They Know It's Christmas?
Producer [Produced By] – Midge Ure, Trevor Horn
3:14
B One Year On (Feed The World)
Producer [Produced By], Mixed By – Alvin Jeff Clark, Midge Ure
4:22

Companies, etc.

  • Marketed By – Phonogram
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd. (London)
  • Made By – Phonogram Ltd. (London)
  • Published By – Chappell Music Ltd.

Credits

  • Written-By – Geldof*, Ure*

Notes

1985 issue with new B-side.

Track A: ℗ 1984 Phonogram Ltd. (London)
Track B: ℗ 1985 Phonogram Ltd. (London)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society (Boxed): B.I.E.M. STEMRA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 884 369 7 2 1 ℗1985 670 04 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 884 369 7 1 1 ℗1984 670 04 1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FEED 112 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? ‎(12", Single, Orl) Phonogram FEED 112 UK 1984
FEED 1 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? ‎(7", Single, Sil) Phonogram, Mercury FEED 1 UK 1984
FEED 1 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? ‎(7", Single, Bro) Mercury, Phonogram FEED 1 UK 1985
880 502-1 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? ‎(12") Mercury 880 502-1 Italy 1984
FEED 1 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? ‎(7", Single, Pap) Phonogram FEED 1 Philippines 1984