Story of Song
This cover version of ‘Wake Me Up’ is the official Children In Need charity single of 2014 in the UK. Gareth Malone was chosen to bring together an array of untrained voices from the worlds of television, sport, and theatre for this single. The celebrities that make up the All Star Choir are Margaret Alphonsi, Jo Brand, Radzi Chinyanganya, John Craven, Mel Giedroyc, Nitin Ganatra, Larry Lamb, Alice Levine, Fabrice Muamba, Craig Revel Horwood, Linda Robson, and Alison Steadman.
Released on November 9, 2014
Tim Bergling – Aloe Blacc – Mike Einziger – Melinda Marie Marantz – Aileen Marie Quinn
UK – 1
The song is the third number one for Gareth Malone, and the first for this All Star Choir. It was a success in the UK but didn’t make it in Europe or America.
Artist’s age on release date
This is a cover version for the original ‘Wake Me Up’ by Avicii