This Charity project was fronted by comedian Peter Kay, it took 132 hours to make and mix vocals of seven different songs. The video took 2 years to create, it shows the animated band meeting and recording the song in a studio. The song raised over 170.000 pounds for children in need in the UK. The seven songs of this medley are:
1- Can you feel it – The Jacksons
2- Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
3- Jai Ho! “You are my destiny” – A.R. Rahman & The Pussycat Dolls
4- Tubthumping – Chumbawamba
5- Never Forget – Take That
6- Hey Jude – The Beatles
7- One Day Like This – Elbow
All proceeds of this song went to BBC’s Children in Need Charity.
Release Date: November 21, 2009 (UK)
UK – 1
Ireland – 6
In the UK, the song sold over 452.000 copies topping the Official Charts Company. It entered the the charts in Ireland and peaked at number 6, the Need Medley didn’t enter the charts in other countries.
Artist’s age on Release Date: Peter John Kay was 36 years old when he released this song.
Cover Versions: No cover versions.