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Emmanuel Jal to Appear on Album to Aid War Victims
Published September 9, 2005

Sudanese soldier-turned-rapper Jal joins with Radiohead and others on benefit album.

Riverboat Records artist Emmanuel Jal, one of Africa’s hottest young rappers, is appearing alongside some of Britain’s biggest bands on the War Child album Help: A Day In The Life. The stellar line-up includes Radiohead, Kaiser Chiefs, The Magic Numbers, Manic Street Preachers, Belle & Sebastian, Gorillaz, Keane, Damien Rice, The Zutons, The Coral, Bloc Party, Razorlight and Mercury award-winners Antony And The Johnsons. 

Ten years ago the original Help album, which featured Oasis, Massive Attack and Blur, raised more than £1.25m for children caught up in the Bosnian war. The 2005 album, Help: A Day In The Life, aims to help the victims of conflict around the world and is being coordinated by the War Child charity (www.warchild.org.uk). Help: A Day In The Life was released exclusively for download on Friday September 9 from www.warchildmusic.com and the full album will also be released on CD on September 26.