Who was on Band Aid 2014?

Who was on Band Aid 2014?

Bastille and Guy Garvey of Mercury prize-winning band Elbow were also on board, along with Chris Martin (Coldplay) and Bono (U2)—the third time he has contributed to a Band Aid recording….

Band Aid 30
Years active 2014
Associated acts Band Aid Band Aid 20

How many artists were in the original Band Aid?

forty artists
The group was composed of forty artists to raise awareness and funds for the Ethiopian famine in 1983–1985. The group’s name stemmed from the idea that the musicians were providing aid to the less fortunate and suggested that their project was likened to putting a band-aid on a wound.

How many people died in Band Aid and Live Aid?

An estimated eight million lives were at risk, and a million people died. Meanwhile the EEC was letting stockpiles of food go to waste. Here is the news report which millions, including Bob Geldof, saw: Michael Buerk’s BBC report of 23 Oct 1984 that sparked Band Aid (Nov 1984) and Live Aid (Jul 1985)

Why did Bob Geldof start the band Band Aid?

The group was announced on 10 November 2014 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure, with Geldof stating that he took the step after the United Nations had contacted him, saying help was urgently needed to prevent the 2014 Ebola crisis in Western Africa spreading throughout the world.

Who was the lead singer of Band Aid?

Blur lead singer Damon Albarn also questioned if Band Aid was a suitable way of tackling the crisis. He told Channel 4 News: “Our idea of what’s wrong and right are not necessarily shared by other cultures.

How old is Phil Collins from Band Aid?

Phil Collins: Former Genesis frontman, 63, retired in 2011 with £115 million fortune and 100 million album sales. Three-times divorced, he lives in Switzerland. Loves model railways. Daughter Lily is an actress Bob Geldof: Band Aid’s co-founder, he’s worth £32 million.