Gazprom Energy reveals the UK’s top work-from-home playlists revealed

Energy firm Gazprom Energy have revealed the UK’s most popular songs by industry during Covid-19. I have included the blog below: For many of us working from home is a new experience, and it has come with quite a few unexpected surprises. Some of them are really positive (such as removing the daily commute), whereas some aren’t so great (being away from friends and colleagues). However, after a few months, many of us have settled into a routine. And, part of that routine often includes setting and maintaining our new…

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“11”: Four decade-old songs renewed in album from children in Syria and the Middle East

“Today is the best day ever. Because I had fun, I sang and learned. I was captivated. I went to another world. Like a dream!” Assia Mohammed, 11, from Aleppo, now living in Turkey To mark eight years since the start of the war in Syria, UNICEF is launching its first ever children’s songs album. Featuring children from Syria and neighbouring countries, the album revives old children’s songs originally produced in 1976. “Children from Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey are learning together and are forging friendships through this project,” commented…

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Ronan Keating launches star-studded music channel for Prince’s Trust

The Prince’s Trust launched Prince’s Trust Music; a YouTube channel packed with iconic performances from artists including Elton John, Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue and Bryan Adams.  The Prince’s Trust has teamed up with Aviator and YouTube to bring together archive footage from its renowned Party in the Park, Rock Gala and Fashion Rocks concerts to celebrate its musical heritage and raise funds to support its work. The channel will also feature new tracks, interviews with The Trust’s celebrity Ambassadors  and exclusive content from singer-songwriters who have been supported by the youth charity.…

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Musicians dig up forgotten tracks as part of Oxfam Vinyl Players Campaign

Belle and Sebastian have dug out and played their favourite vinyl discoveries on a recent shopping trip to their local Oxfam shop. In the Oxfam Byres Road music shop in Glasgow, Belle and Sebastian’s Richard and Chris say they have been regular customers and donors to the store for years. Chris was on the lookout for 7″ singles to play at his regular DJ night, as his collection is currently in storage due to lack of space in his flat. He said: “I need to think about downsizing my collection…

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