In 1997 this was utilized in a promotion by the BBC of its diverse music coverage. The track was released as a charity single for Children In Need and it topped the UK charts, earning over £2,100,000 for the charity. The song featured a host of well-known singers and performers, including Lou Reed opening and closing the song. Amongst the other musicians on the track are Bono, David Bowie, Suzanne Vega, Elton John, Boyzone, Emmylou Harris
, Tammy Wynette, Shane McGowan, Gabrielle, Dr. John
, Evan Dando and jazz saxophonist Courtney Pine, who provides an instrumental break.