Coldplay's drummer Will Champion has helped launch a new video to aid a global bid for peace in Sudan, in which other drummers from Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Coldplay, Stornoway, Snow Patrol and The Police also feature.
You can watch the full video in which Will appears here at the Coldplay forum. The 'Beat For Peace' music clip is part of the Sudan365 campaign that aims to target a meeting of world leaders at the United Nations in New York on September 24. Campaigners are calling on world leaders to prevent a return to war in Sudan ahead of a landmark referendum in January 2011.
As well as Coldplay's Will Champion, Radiohead sticksman Phil Selway, Snow Patrol's Jonny Quinn, The Police drummer Stewart Copeland and Nick Mason from Pink Floyd also feature in the music video. "This drum beat has passed from Cairo to Accra, Barcelona, Sydney, Moscow and Tokyo, New York and Los Angeles," said Will Champion. "It is a global cry for our leaders to increase their efforts to prevent widespread conflict returning to Sudan." [thanks zzz]
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