Release Date: 13/12/2019
Twenty-five years after its first release, and on the very date it hit Christmas Number 1 spot, original label, London Records and Waltham Forest: London Borough of Culture 2019, today release a brand new recording of the classic East 17 Christmas No1 Stay Another Day.
The new version, specially arranged by acclaimed composer Joe Duddell (New Order, Elbow, Richard Hawley, Everything Everything and Daughter) features the 100-strong Waltham Forest Youth Choir accompanied by East London Brass, with East 17 founding member and writer of the original song Tony Mortimer on keys. Waltham Forest Youth Choir is formed of young people aged between 11 and 16, from schools across the borough, recruited by Waltham Forest Music Services.
Fully endorsed by Mortimer and released through East 17’s original label London Records, 25% of the proceeds generated from all sales of the single will be donated to Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), the charity leading a movement against suicide.
1. Stay Another Day
2. Stay Another Day (Instrumental)