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.