Grenfell Tower FCharity Single Released By Simon Cowell

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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Simon Cowell attends the first day of auditions for the X Factor at The Titanic Hotel on June 20, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images)
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Simon Cowell’s Grenfell Tower charity single has been released, raising money for those affected by the disaster.

The song, a modified cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water, was recorded just half a mile from the 24-storey tower in West London.

It was written for the families of the 79 people who are now missing or presumed dead, after a huge fire engulfed the massive apartment block.

Over 50 artists from across the music industry have come together to cover the 1970 classic, including grime artist Stormzy, Brian May and popstars Ella Eyre and Robbie Williams.

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Singer Rita Ora, who lives just minutes away and helped victims just hours after the disaster, also contributed.

The single opens with a rap by Londoner Stormzy, who sings: “That could have been me up there, waving my white, plain tee up there, with my friends on the ground trying to see up there, I just hope that you’re resting and you’re free up there.

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