‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ – Artists for Grenfell
Following the catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower in West London on Wednesday June 14th, the music community has come together.
Over three days from Saturday June 17th, artists from across the music industry have united to record a version of the Simon and Garfunkel classic Bridge Over Troubled Water.
The track has been recorded at Sarm Studios in West London, half a mile from Grenfell.
Bridge Over Troubled Water by Artists for Grenfell will be released at 8am on Wednesday June 21st, a week after the tragedy. The video will premiere on Wednesday evening on ITV, before Coronation Street.
All proceeds from the track will be distributed via The London Community Foundation.
The following artists kindly gave their time to appear on this track:
Carl Barât (Libertines)
Gareth Malone & The Choir for Grenfell
Jon McClure (Reverend and the Makers)
London Community Gospel Choir
Stereophonics (Kelly Jones)
The Who (Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend)
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