The Mission’s Wayne Hussey has launched the music video for the all-star cowl of the band’s 1988 single ‘Tower of Strength’, with funds going in the direction of coronavirus aid charities.
The group have dubbed the undertaking “ReMission International” and retitled the monitor ‘TOS2020’. Gross sales of the only will likely be donated to charities chosen by every contributing artist, with a digital launch slated for August 28 and 12” vinyl and CD editions out on October 2.
The video consists of an assortment of dwell footage, images and webcam recordings interspersed with photographs of varied medical professionals working in face masks. Watch it in full beneath.
In a brand new press launch, Hussey mentioned: “Now pre-orders for ToS2020 and ReMission Worldwide have began, I needed to offer a fast replace as a result of we’ve been fully blown away by the response, with orders value over £40,000 up to now.
“That’s unimaginable and I need to thank everybody for his or her help – particularly because it’s a tough time financially for individuals. Please maintain it going. Unfold the phrase, share, tweet, publish it all over the place to inform others about it. Shout it from the rooftops and inform your folks, inform everybody.
“The digital bundle contains five awesome tracks for just £2.99. It all helps those that need it most and the proceeds will be divided and distributed equally among all the beneficiaries.”
All About Eve singer Julianne Regan mentioned: “I’ve seen and heard ‘Tower Of Strength’ performed typically and I’ve skilled its impact and the impression it has on others. It’s an anthemic music of hope, consolation and pleasure, with a message that now appears extra related than ever.
“I hope this project, in which I am privileged to be involved, brings a little light into the shade, and allows us all to, albeit momentarily, focus on an ‘afterwards’.”
The Twilight Unhappy frontman James Alexander Graham added: “To be amongst these wonderful artists that I’m an enormous fan of and have a lot respect for is a real honour, particularly for such an necessary trigger.
“The sacrifice that all the amazing NHS staff and key workers have made is truly humbling and inspiring. To be part of an incredible group of people that want to give something back and show their gratitude is something I’m extremely proud of.”