[Update: The video link has been updated, so it’s now working again. Hopefully it will last a bit longer now!]

The brand new video for #BandAid30 has just received it’s world premiere on the X Factor, and you can watch it in full above. One Direction sing the opening line, and the song is set to raise millions to help fight ebola in Africa. Truly a worthy cause.

Band Aid 30 lyrics:

It’s Christmas time – and there’s no need to be afraid

At Christmas time – we let in light – and banish shade

And in our world of plenty – we can spread a smile of joy

Throw your arms around the world

At Christmas time

But say a prayer – pray for the other ones

At Christmas time – it’s hard but while you’re having fun

There’s a world outside your window – and it’s a world of dread and fear

Where a kiss of love can kill you – and there’s death in every tear

And the Christmas bells that ring there – are the clanging chimes of doom

Well tonight we’re reaching out and touching you

No peace and joy this Christmas in West Africa

The only hope they’ll have is being alive

Where to comfort is to fear

Where to touch is to be scared

How can they know it’s Christmas time at all

Here’s to you

Raise a glass to everyone

And here’s to them

And all their years to come

Let them know it’s Christmas after all

Feed the world – Let them know it’s Christmas time again

Feel the world – Let them know it’s Christmas time again

Heal the world – Let them know it’s Christmas time again

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