Music stars perform God Only Knows for BBC Children in Need

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  106 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Watch other charity fundraising singles on Youtube. Twenty seven musicians and singers have joined the BBC Concert Orchestra to record this year’s single for BBC Children in Need, sales of which will raise funds for the charity.Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Paloma Faith, Kylie Minogue, Emeli Sandé, Elton John, Alison Balsom, Chrissie Hynde, Jools Holland and others recorded both the track and a sumptuous video. Each performer sang one line of the Beach Boys’ 1966 song ‘God Only Knows’. Brian Wilson, who composed the tune, joined in the performance.[youtube height=”450″ width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqLTe8h0-jo[/youtube] The song was first broadcast at 8pm on Tuesday simultaneously across the BBC’s radio and TV stations.It is being used by the BBC to highlight BBC Music, the corporation’s new approach that gathers all its music output and activities under one name and website. The sub-brand also highlights the BBC’s support for music events, partnerships and other initiatives.The single is available from streaming services such as Blinkbox, Napster, Rdio and Deezer, from download services such as Apple, Amazon Digital Services, Google, and MediaNet, and as a CD from shops such as Tesco, HMV and Sainsbury’s. Howard Lake | 9 October 2014 | News Music stars perform God Only Knows for BBC Children in Need Tagged with: BBC Children in Need Celebrity charity singlelast_img read more