He had corralled Bono, Sting, Kool and the Gang, and all of Bananarama, among others, but Boy George was nowhere to be found.
would prove to be a monster hit, it would also stand as an example of the lesson that no good deed ever goes unpunished.
He phoned his girlfriend, Paula Yates, who was then co-hosting a show with musician Midge Ure.
Instead, they took umbrage at the fact the song appeared to be pandering, portraying African residents as oblivious to Christmas.
Any day soon, I will go to the supermarket, head to the meat counter, and it will be playing.
While Ure has said it’s unlikely the song will be re-released again, it may not necessarily be the end of the story.
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