Geldof told fans: “Come Monday at 08:00 when every station plays this track across the nation, buy this thing. Don’t go looking for it free. Buy it.”
So I have (well I got the other half to download it)! The song has been altered slightly to reflect the focus of raising funds to help fight ebola.
“Where the only water flowing is the bitter sting of tears”, now reads: “Where a kiss of love can kill you and there’s death in every tear”.
“Well tonight thank God it’s them instead of you” is now “Well tonight we’re reaching out and touching you”.
The UK government have waived the VAT too.