23 November 2012
Melanie has joined The Justice Collective for the Hillsborough tribute single, 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' which will be released December 17th.
A strong contender for the coveted Christmas Number One spot, 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' features a stellar line-up of artists including Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Paloma Faith, Eliza Doolittle, Beverley Knight, Andy Brown (Lawson), Holly Johnson (Frankie Goes to Hollywood), Mick Jones (The Clash), Peter Hooton (The Farm), (The Justice Tonight band), Chris Sharrock (Beady Eye / Oasis), Glen Tilbrook (Squeeze), Ren Harvieu, Dave McCabe (The Zutons), Paul Heaton (Beautiful South), Hollie Cook, Jon McClure (Reverend & The Makers), John Power (Cast) and Gerry Marsden (Gerry and the Pacemakers), all giving their time for free to record the single.
'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' is produced by the Award-winning Guy Chambers, with all proceeds from single sales going towards the Hillsborough Families legal costs in their fight for justice.
The single will be available for pre-order on iTunes and all other major resellers soon. You can also pre-order the single for mobile download by texting 'JUSTICE' to 80010 (UK only - all mobile orders cost £1 and are chart eligible)
Here's a preview of the track:
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