He’s back with Ultravox’s Midge Ure and they’re asking, “how can they know it’s Christmas time?”: surely a progression from wondering “do they know it’s Christmas time at all?”.
Band Aid returned on our tellyboxes on Saturday night on X Factor, no less, and it has returned with a (media frenzied) bang.
We are all familiar with the original 1984 version, which raised millions for famine relief in Ethiopia. It didn’t come without its criticisms (never mind the fact that the album cover isn’t even close to being code compliant when checked with the Dóchas Code of Conduct on Images and Messages by Dóchas!).
Criticisms even came from Bob himself: