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All-star group assembled by Bob Geldof to raise money for African famine relief. The song "Do They Know It's Christmas?" was written by Geldof with Midge Ure, and was recorded on 25 November 1984. Trevor Horn co-produced with Ure and mixed the 12" version. The single went on sale on 3 December, went straight to number one and by the end of the year had sold three million copies, smashing the previous UK sales record (2.1 million by Wings' "Mull Of Kintyre"). All those involved gave their services for free, and even the vinyl itself was donated. The Band Aid Trust also benefited from the 1985 Live Aid concerts and two Sport Aid events, the second of which had a tie-in single by Tears For Fears. In 1989, another all-star cast assembled under the banner of Band Aid II to record a new version of "Do They Know It's Christmas?". It too was a number one hit, as was the 20-year anniversary version by Band Aid 20.

Sleeve artist Peter Blake (4) is also credited as a member of Band Aid.
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Albums

F.F.F. 000 Band Aid - Live Aid A Short Shame Story (We're Askin' For Food…. ….You Gave Us Rock 'N' Roll) album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? Various - Live Aid A Short Shame Story (We're Askin' For Food…. ….You Gave Us Rock 'N' Roll)(11xLP, Album, Mono, Unofficial, Box + 7", Single, ) Fast Foud Foundation F.F.F. 000 Netherlands 1986 Sell This Version
BCD980131 Band Aid - The Complete Solo Projects Volume Two album art Bono Do They Know It's Christmas? Bono - The Complete Solo Projects Volume Two(CD, Unofficial) Not On Label (Bono) BCD980131 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
none Band Aid - Beatles Undercover Volume One album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? (Remix) and 1 more… Various - Beatles Undercover Volume One(2xCDr, Unofficial) Merilee Records none 2006 Sell This Version
Wardour-310 Band Aid - Live Aid Wembley Stadium 1985 album art Various Intro. (by Bob Geldof) and 1 more… Various - Live Aid Wembley Stadium 1985(2xCD, Unofficial) Wardour Wardour-310 Japan 2018 Sell This Version
88324 Band Aid - We Are The World - The Album album art USA For Africa Do They Know It's Christmas / Feed The World USA For Africa - We Are The World - The Album(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Aquarius (3) 88324 Indonesia Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

DMC 035/1 Band Aid - December 85 - Previews album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas Various - December 85 - Previews(12") DMC DMC 035/1 UK 1985 Sell This Version
DMC 155/1/2 Band Aid - Remix Culture 155 album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas (Steve Moore Remix) Various - Remix Culture 155(2x12") DMC DMC 155/1/2 UK 1995 Sell This Version
DMC 251/1 Various Do They Know It's Christmas? (2003 DJ Scissorhandz Remix) Various - Club Cuts 251(12", Ltd, Promo) DMC DMC 251/1 UK 2003 Sell This Version

Compilations

HB 2 Band Aid - Solid Gold Hitbusters Vol 2 album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? Various - Solid Gold Hitbusters Vol 2(LP, Comp) Music For Leisure HB 2 New Zealand 1984 Sell This Version
Band Aid - Now That's What I Call Music The Christmas Album album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? Various - Now That's What I Call Music The Christmas Album (Album, Comp) Virgin EMI Ireland 1985 Sell This Version
Band Aid - The Christmas Pop Album album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas Various - The Christmas Pop Album (Album, Comp) Virgin Europe 1985 Sell This Version
Band Aid - Heaps Of Hits '85 album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? Various - Heaps Of Hits '85 (Comp) CBS Australia 1985 Sell This Version
Band Aid - The Greatest Hits Of 1985 album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? Various - The Greatest Hits Of 1985 (Comp) Telstar UK 1985 Sell This Version
Band Aid - Formula 30 album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? Various - Formula 30 (Comp) Polystar (3) Italy 1985 Sell This Version
Band Aid - Música Total album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? (12 and 1 more… Various - Música Total (Comp) Polystar (3), Polygram Argentina 1985 Sell This Version
Band Aid - Pepsi Band Aid Hits album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas Various - Pepsi Band Aid Hits (Comp) Pushbike Records UK 1985 Sell This Version
Band Aid - 28 Super Επιτυχίες album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? Various - 28 Super Επιτυχίες (Comp) Polystar (3) Greece 1985 Sell This Version
24062, CBS 24062 Band Aid - Goldene Europa Hits '85 album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? Various - Goldene Europa Hits '85(LP, Comp) CBS, CBS 24062, CBS 24062 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 1985 Sell This Version
P1985 Band Aid - HITS OF THE WORLD album art Various Do they know it's christmas Various - HITS OF THE WORLD(LP, Comp) Galaxy P1985 Turkey 1985 Sell This Version
CC0028 Band Aid - Jump 'N' Jive album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas Various - Jump 'N' Jive(LP, Comp) Concept Records (6) CC0028 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
819 379-1 Band Aid - Summer Stars album art Various Do They Know It´s Christmas Various - Summer Stars(LP, Comp) Polystar (3) 819 379-1 Portugal 1985 Sell This Version
207 394-630 Band Aid - The Christmas Album - 15 Original Christmas Hits album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? Various - The Christmas Album - 15 Original Christmas Hits(LP, Album, Comp) Virgin 207 394-630 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
Band Aid - Top Hits Of The Year album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? Various - Top Hits Of The Year (Comp) Arcade Netherlands 1986 Sell This Version
Band Aid - Rock Now 12 Hits! album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas? (12 and 3 more… Various - Rock Now 12 Hits! (Comp) Mercury Japan 1985 Sell This Version
EMTV 261203 Band Aid - The Christmas Album album art Various Do They Know It's Christmas Various - The Christmas Album(LP, Comp) EMI EMTV 261203 Australia 1986 Sell This Version