The music video for Band Aid 30's take on the Christmas charity classic 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' has been revealed, after premiering exclusively on last night's X Factor results show.

After a heartfelt speech from Sir Bob Geldof, the video played to a standing ovation and went on-sale at 8am this morning.

"This is hardcore to allow X Factor nation to watch this." said Sir Bob.

Speaking of Ebola, which funds raised from the track are to go towards fighting, he explained: "This is the most anti-human disease. We can stop it. We will stop it. We will support those immensely brave NHS workers, those young soldiers who volunteer..."

He went on to add: "all of you - this is a track about us, it could be here. Buy this thing. Don't get it free. Buy five, buy ten. It's a great track. Wait till you see this."

"8am tomorrow X Factor nation we go to war. Buy this song."

It took just seconds for #BandAid30 to trend on Twitter, with mixed reactions from viewers but an outpouring of admiration for the cause.

'Do They Know It's Christmas?' is available to download now.


by for www.femalefirst.co.uk
find me on and follow me on


Tagged in

Recommended Articles