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The Hoosiers: Record breakers?

08-02-2010 09:05 BJT

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British band The Hoosiers are on a mission to make it into the history books.

The band say their new 43 minute single "Choices" will be the longest pop song ever to be released as a single in the UK. But they haven't done it alone.

The Hoosiers asked fans and people to send in their suggestions for verses to the song before they choosing the best twenty-five or so to sing on the track.

Irwin Sparkes, lead singer of The Hoosiers, said, "You could see it as a nice sort of an altruistic idea of getting all the audience on stage with us and having one big gig together or you could see it as a real kind of deal of laziness."

The Hoosiers aim to break records with a 43 minute single‎ 
The Hoosiers aim to break records with a 43 minute single‎ 

Fans whose lyrics got selected will also get their picture on the sleeve of the download release - and a song-writing credit.

Brit comedians Katy Brand and Jeff Leach have also pitched in, writing a verse each for the track. The pair also star in the music video alongside the band.

Irwin Sparkes said, "I'm struggling to learn all the words to the songs we've got already so I don't like the chances of us recreating this one."

All proceeds from the sale of the single will go to the Teenage Cancer Trust. "Choices" is set for release on August 1st, and their new album "The Illusion Of Safety" will be released on August 16th.

Editor:Liu Fang |Source:

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