Last month we got an exciting message from our good friend Alex of August Actually fame. Alex explained that he and Tom (of Lardpony) had written a Band Aid-style Christmas song and wanted to know if we fancied sing a line in it. Of course we did!
The song is called A song is for life and not just for Christmas. It’s a lovely, sentimental number about Alex missing his old dog during the Christmas season.
The track (plus two b-sides if you want to download the full EP) is available to buy online for a mimimum donation of just £1. All the money from sales is going to Ashbourne Animal Welfare, a charity which runs a facility in Derbyshire that cares for and rehouses dogs and cats.
There are loads of wonderful other bands and singers on it. Our moment in the spotlight comes at about 3 minutes 40 seconds in: