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Do They Know It’s Christmas – Band Aid

Do They Know It’s Christmas – Band Aid

Maybe it’s because I can still remember the MTV debut of this video. Maybe it’s the simple optimism and self-importance of this song. Maybe it’s because they pulled British legends and one-hit wonders into a studio at the same time. Maybe it’s Bono’s “Sunday, Bloody Sunday” -inspired yelp, George Michael’s comically committed lead vocals or Phil Collins’ pursed lips as he throws down the beat with great conviction and altruistic passion. Maybe it’s the bouncy beat, clanging synthesized bells … Read entire article »

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