The musician, composer and political activist Bob Geldof brought together some of the top names in British music today for 30 years of Band Aid, this time to raise funds to help fight Ebola in Africa.
The absence of Adele in the remake of the classic Christmas song "Do They Know It's Christmas" was clearly noticed by the media and public, but according to Geldof she was indeed invited, but ignored my Band Aid 30 calls.
"Some people just don’t want to do. Adele is not doing anything at the moment, not answering the phone. She's not writing or recording. She does not want to be bothered by anyone. She is dedicated to the family, "said the musician to The Sun.
The representative of the star was contacted by the newspaper and said she should never have been announced in the project. "Bob and organizers spoke with management, but in no time she confirmed," said a spokesman for the singer, who also said that she is helping the cause by donating to Oxfam's Ebola Appeal entity.
The Sun also revealed that even it happened to the band Foals, which was announced without confirming the participation and had to issue a statement explaining it.
The new edition of Band Aid has the collaboration of Bono, Chris Martin, One Direction, Bastille, Ellie Goulding, Ed Sheeran, Seal, Sam Smith and several others. Check out the the video below: