20 years on from their Live Aid (1985) triumph, Bob Geldof and Midge Ure recruit the world's music superstars once again to perform live and put pressure on Western governments to help Africa and Make Poverty History.

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20 years on from their Live Aid (1985) triumph, Bob Geldof and Midge Ure recruit the world's music superstars once again to perform live and put pressure on Western governments to help Africa and Make Poverty History.

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One of the greatest live shows in history
2 July 2005 | by (Jordan) – See all my reviews

This concert is just great.With over 10 hours of continuous playing spread on 8 cities that represents the 8 leaders that will be meeting in Scotland. The main cause of this show is to support the poverty in Africa and to draw the attention of the 8 leaders to consider it in there talking. Hundreads of famous artists performed, from pop to rap, and from punk to metal, with the expected viewing of 2-3 billion people. I had some dull moments of boredom (considering I watched it on TV), but if you watching live this is another case, especially in London that had the main events. In my opinion the greatest thing about this concert is Pink Floyd, which was an event that will be remembered for a long time. Its the reunion with Roger Waters, the master mind behind there greatest albums such as the wall after an almost 20 years breakup. It is sure a show to remember, but I hope just this effort will not be wasted.


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