SYDNEY, Australia (EMI Australia/ www.davidpeacheyfoundation.com.au) - A collection of chart-topping Australian stars including Shannon Noll, Jimmy Barnes, Katie Underwood, Cosima
and Human Nature
have joined forces with the newly formed David
Peachey Foundation to record a single titled '12 Days of Christmas' with proceeds going to charity. The single released on 29 November
A donation from the sale of the '12 Days of Christmas' CD will be given to both the Starlight Foundation – whose mission is to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families, and to Youth Off the Streets which supports chronically homeless and drug addicted young Australians as they work to turn their lives around.
The track listing and featured artists on the single (including guest backing vocals!) is as follows:
1. Twelve Days of Christmas - Shannon Noll, Human Nature, Cosima, Jimmy Barnes, Zinc, Rob Mills, Amity Dry , Tahyna Tozzi, Kyle, Katie Underwood, Bob Downe, Shakaya, Bobby McLeod, Todd Williams, Glen Skuthorpe and Matty Johns
2. Happy Xmas (War is over) – Cosima, Katie Underwood, Amity Dry and Bonnie Eick
3. Santa Claus is Comin to Town - Matty Johns with backing vocals by David Peachey, Jason Stevens, Greg Bird, Ryan McGolderick, Andrew Dalla-lama, Paul Gallen, Patty Gibson and Matty Hilder
4. Twelve Days of Christmas (Pee Wee Ferris Remix) - Shannon Noll, Human Nature, Cosima, Jimmy Barnes, Zinc, Rob Mills, Amity Dry, Tahyna Tozzi, Kyle, Katie Underwood, Bob Downe, Shakaya, Bobby McLeod, Todd Williams, Glen Skuthorpe and Matty Johns
The single is accompanied by three video clips. Of its release David Peachey said, "This project has been a great eye opener for me and the generosity of the artists and EMI has been overwhelming.
To bring rugby league and the music industry together has been of great benefit. I hope that this CD puts a smile on kids faces this Christmas and if it helps one kid then it has been a success."
The David Peachey Foundation has been established to assist young indigenous kids achieve their dreams through sport and education. It's headed up by David Peachey, former State of Origin player and captain of the NRL Cronulla Sharks. The foundation's priority is to assist kids from country and remote areas across the nation via scholarships and monetary grants.
For more information check out www.davidpeacheyfoundation.com.au