Emeli Sande Says Band Aid Song Needs Lyric Change, Claims Her Own Lyrics Failed To Make Final Cut

All smiles: Emeli Sande arriving to record Band Aid single last Saturday.

All smiles: Emeli Sande arriving to record Band Aid single last Saturday.

Sooooo…. after contributing to the new version of the charity single ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’and after the backlash over the song’s questionable lyrics, singer Emeli Sande decides to speak out via Twitter.

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Emeli and fellow singer Angelique Kidjo changed their lyrics but for whatever reason they failed to make the final cut. 

Hmmmm….

Okay Emeli, but it’s a bit late to be saying all this now.

CLICK HERE to read Afrobeats star Fuse ODG’s article about the single and on why he chose to turn down Bob Geldof.

#DoBetterBandAid: Reconsider the insulting rhetoric directed at Africa by releasing #BandAid30, change the lyrics to factually and more positively suit the truth around West Africa, and Ebola’s effects on a very tiny portion of it. CLICK HERE TO SIGN PETITION.

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