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    Posted on Jun 21, 2017

    Dozens Of Celebs Have Recorded A Charity Single For The Victims Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

    Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams, Stormzy, and a choir of 300 schoolchildren are among those who have recorded a cover of Simon and Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water", to raise money for those affected by the fire in Kensington last Wednesday.

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    Well-known artists have recorded a cover of Simon and Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water", to raise money for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

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    The video will premiere on ITV before tonight's episode of Coronation Street.

    Last week Simon Cowell announced that he was going to make calls for those affected by the tragedy.

    I am watching the footage of the Grenfell Tower fire in London. Heartbreaking.

    We hope to confirm a record tomorrow which will raise some money for the many people affected by this tragedy. Making calls tonight.

    He told ITV's Good Morning Britain a couple of days after the fire, which killed at least 79 people: "For all of us who live in the vicinity, we have the ability to do something and that's what I'm hoping will happen with the record is that it pricks a few people's consciousness and then other people decide to do something else... I think it is the right thing to do."

    He told the show that he lives in the area and has seen the volunteer action by the community. "The song is important because it obviously has to be sincere, it has to have the right message and it most importantly, for me, it has to mean something to the people affected by what happened."

    Artists featured on the record include Louis Tomlinson, Stormzy, Robbie Williams, Emeli Sandé, Rita Ora, Pixie Lott, Craig David, and Jessie J.

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    The song was recorded in studios in West London during the week.

    Choirmaster Gareth Malone also led a choir of more than 300 West London schoolchildren who are in the local community.

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    Speaking to The Sun, Malone said: “I said it has got to have local people involved, voices on the record. It is a fantastic song about helping other people.

    “We need something really positive at the moment. There’s a lot of anger, a lot of fear, a lot of pain.”

    The track is available to be purchased from iTunes and is available to stream on Spotify.