Wednesday, January 26, 2005

THEY'RE STILL THE WORLD: Who knew there was a prospect more terrible than the re-recording of USA For Africa's We Are The World? But there is: The re-release of the original. Interestingly, while they're excited about who is on it:

The track, recorded by USA For Africa, featured over 40 superstars, including Diana Ross, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.

... there's one chap whose contribution appears to be played down in the publicity:


The money the historical exercise rakes in will go towards AIDS relief and the tsunami appeal - although since the cash is being collected under the USA For Africa banner, presumably only for those affected by the wave in Somalia.