Who are the people in #BandAid30? - Metro US

Who are the people in #BandAid30?

Bob Geldof, with the white hair in the center, is the organizer of Band Aid 30, ju
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Did you find yourself scratching your head during moments of the reboot of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” just wondering who some of these people in Band Aid 30 were? Here’s our helpful guide, where wego through the lyrics and ID them…

“It’s Christmas time, there’s no need to be afraid” One Direction

“At Christmas time, we let in light, and banish shade” Ed Sheeran

“And in our world of plenty …” Rita Ora

“Throw your arms around the world” Sam Smith

“But say a prayer …” Paloma Faith

“At Christmas time, it’s hard, but when you’re having fun” Emili Sande

“There’s a world outside your window” Guy Garvey (of the band Elbow)

“Where a kiss of love can kill you …” Dan Smith (of the band Bastille)

“And there’s death in every tear”Angélique Kidjo

“And the Christmas bells that ring there …” Chris Martin (of the band Coldplay, have you heard of them?)

“Well, tonight we’re reaching out, and touching youuuuuu” Bono (of some band called U2, you probably have their music on your phone)

“Bring peace and joy this Christmas …” Seal

“A song of hope …” Ellie Goulding

“Where to comfort is to fear” Sinead O’Connor

“Do they know it’s Christmas time at all” Bono again

“Here’s to you” One Direction again

“Raise a glass to everyone” Liam Payne

“Here’s to them” all the members of Bastille

“And all their years to come” Sam Smith again

“How they know it’s Christmas time at all” Rita Ora again

Here’s a full list of participants, according to Stereogum, though there were a few we didn’t notice in the video: Bob Geldof,Midge Ure,Clean Bandit,Sam Smith,One Direction,Ellie Goulding,Sinead O’Connor,Underworld,Roger Taylor,Paul Epworth,Ed Sheeran,Robert Plant,Disclosure,Olly Murs,Jimmy Napes,Elbow,Emeli Sande,Angélique Kidjo,Rita Ora,Paloma Faith,Chris Martin,Bono,Bastille,Jessie Ware,Fuse ODG,Seal.

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