Cat No: WARCHILD5LP

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the iconic HELP album a new generation of artists came together to create, at the time, the 
fastest album ever. They recorded Help! A Day In The Life on Thursday 8th September 2005 which the record available for 
download just 32 hours later. 
 
Bands delivered tracks from all around the world, Damon Albarn cancelled a flight to China so Gorillaz could record their track, 
Hong Kong. The Kaiser Chiefs recorded a cover version of I Heard It Through the Grapevine whilst on tour in Berlin, Damien Rice 
delivered Cross-Eyed Bear in a break recording his second album in Dublin and the Manic Street Preachers sent in their third 
contribution to a War Child album, Leviathan, from South Wales. In a late addition to the tracklisting Chris Martin recorded a 
new vocal and lyrics for How You See The World No. 2 from New York and Tuarweg musicians Tinawiren sent in Cler Achel from 
Paris. 
 
Elbow recorded a new song called Snowball, which lead singer Guy Garvey described as dealing with his outrage at the UK 
involvement in the Iraq conflict. Its first line: “The biggest mistakes will be forgiven but the snowball of white lies will crush our 
hearts. And a significant contribution came from Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier and refugee from Sudan who donated 
the track Gua. 
 
Alongside The Manic Street Preachers and Radiohead, John Squire also returned from the original HELP album to design the 
cover of Help! A Day which also features illustrations from Paul Smith and Duncan Lloyd of Maximo Park. 
 
Help! A Day In The Life will be available in classic black vinyl, red vinyl exclusive to War Child Records D2C store and yellow 
exclusive to independent retailers. 
 
Help! A Day In The Life is part of a series of four re-releases by War Child Records making the amazing music artists have 
donated to the charity available on DSPs and vinyl for the first time. All proceeds from these releases will directly fund War 
Child’s life saving work with children affected by conflict. 
TRACKLIST 
 
Vinyl 
 
Side A 
Coldplay – How You See The World No. 2 
Razorlight – Kirby’s House 
Radiohead – I Want None Of This 
Keane and Faultline – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 
Emmanuel Jal – Gua 
  
Side B 
Gorillaz – Hong Kong 
Manic Street Preachers – Leviathan 
Kaiser Chiefs – I Heard It Through The Grapevine 
Damien Rice – Cross-Eyed Bear 
  
Side C 
The Magic Numbers – Gone Are The Days 
Tinariwen – Cler Achel 
The Coral – It Was Nothing 
Mylo – Mars Needs Women 
Maximo Park – Wasteland 
  
Side D 
Elbow – Snowball 
Bloc Party – The Present 
Hard Fi – Help Me Please 
The Go! Team – Phantom Broadcast 
Babyshambles – From Bollywood To Battersea 

War Child: Help! A Day In The Life

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Cat No: WARCHILD5LP

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the iconic HELP album a new generation of artists came together to create, at the time, the
fastest album ever. They recorded Help! A Day In The Life on Thursday 8th September 2005 which the record available for
download just 32 hours later.

Bands delivered tracks from all around the world, Damon Albarn cancelled a flight to China so Gorillaz could record their track,
Hong Kong. The Kaiser Chiefs recorded a cover version of I Heard It Through the Grapevine whilst on tour in Berlin, Damien Rice
delivered Cross-Eyed Bear in a break recording his second album in Dublin and the Manic Street Preachers sent in their third
contribution to a War Child album, Leviathan, from South Wales. In a late addition to the tracklisting Chris Martin recorded a
new vocal and lyrics for How You See The World No. 2 from New York and Tuarweg musicians Tinawiren sent in Cler Achel from
Paris.

Elbow recorded a new song called Snowball, which lead singer Guy Garvey described as dealing with his outrage at the UK
involvement in the Iraq conflict. Its first line: "The biggest mistakes will be forgiven but the snowball of white lies will crush our
hearts.” And a significant contribution came from Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier and refugee from Sudan who donated
the track Gua.

Alongside The Manic Street Preachers and Radiohead, John Squire also returned from the original HELP album to design the
cover of Help! A Day which also features illustrations from Paul Smith and Duncan Lloyd of Maximo Park.

Help! A Day In The Life will be available in classic black vinyl, red vinyl exclusive to War Child Records D2C store and yellow
exclusive to independent retailers.

Help! A Day In The Life is part of a series of four re-releases by War Child Records making the amazing music artists have
donated to the charity available on DSPs and vinyl for the first time. All proceeds from these releases will directly fund War
Child’s life saving work with children affected by conflict.
TRACKLIST

Vinyl

Side A
Coldplay – How You See The World No. 2
Razorlight – Kirby’s House
Radiohead – I Want None Of This
Keane and Faultline – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Emmanuel Jal – Gua

Side B
Gorillaz – Hong Kong
Manic Street Preachers – Leviathan
Kaiser Chiefs – I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Damien Rice – Cross-Eyed Bear

Side C
The Magic Numbers – Gone Are The Days
Tinariwen – Cler Achel
The Coral – It Was Nothing
Mylo – Mars Needs Women
Maximo Park – Wasteland

Side D
Elbow – Snowball
Bloc Party – The Present
Hard Fi – Help Me Please
The Go! Team – Phantom Broadcast
Babyshambles – From Bollywood To Battersea

Cat No: WARCHILD13LP

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the iconic HELP album a new generation of artists came together to create, at the time, the
fastest album ever. They recorded Help! A Day In The Life on Thursday 8th September 2005 which the record available for
download just 32 hours later.

Bands delivered tracks from all around the world, Damon Albarn cancelled a flight to China so Gorillaz could record their track,
Hong Kong. The Kaiser Chiefs recorded a cover version of I Heard It Through the Grapevine whilst on tour in Berlin, Damien Rice
delivered Cross-Eyed Bear in a break recording his second album in Dublin and the Manic Street Preachers sent in their third
contribution to a War Child album, Leviathan, from South Wales. In a late addition to the tracklisting Chris Martin recorded a
new vocal and lyrics for How You See The World No. 2 from New York and Tuarweg musicians Tinawiren sent in Cler Achel from
Paris.

Elbow recorded a new song called Snowball, which lead singer Guy Garvey described as dealing with his outrage at the UK
involvement in the Iraq conflict. Its first line: "The biggest mistakes will be forgiven but the snowball of white lies will crush our
hearts.” And a significant contribution came from Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier and refugee from Sudan who donated
the track Gua.

Alongside The Manic Street Preachers and Radiohead, John Squire also returned from the original HELP album to design the
cover of Help! A Day which also features illustrations from Paul Smith and Duncan Lloyd of Maximo Park.

Help! A Day In The Life will be available in classic black vinyl, red vinyl exclusive to War Child Records D2C store and yellow
exclusive to independent retailers.

Help! A Day In The Life is part of a series of four re-releases by War Child Records making the amazing music artists have
donated to the charity available on DSPs and vinyl for the first time. All proceeds from these releases will directly fund War
Child’s life saving work with children affected by conflict.
TRACKLIST

Vinyl

Side A
Coldplay – How You See The World No. 2
Razorlight – Kirby’s House
Radiohead – I Want None Of This
Keane and Faultline – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Emmanuel Jal – Gua

Side B
Gorillaz – Hong Kong
Manic Street Preachers – Leviathan
Kaiser Chiefs – I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Damien Rice – Cross-Eyed Bear

Side C
The Magic Numbers – Gone Are The Days
Tinariwen – Cler Achel
The Coral – It Was Nothing
Mylo – Mars Needs Women
Maximo Park – Wasteland

Side D
Elbow – Snowball
Bloc Party – The Present
Hard Fi – Help Me Please
The Go! Team – Phantom Broadcast
Babyshambles – From Bollywood To Battersea

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Genre:Rock Record Label:War Child Records Release Date:25/03/2022
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