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Last Updated: Tuesday November 23 2004 18:07 GMT

Rush to get Band Aid 20 in shops

NR's Ellie at the warehouse
NR's Ellie at the warehouse
A massive effort is underway to get 1.5m copies of the Band Aid 20 single in the shops by Thursday.

Newsround's Ellie went to the warehouse in Milton Keynes where staff are working hard to make the deadline.

The CDs will be around 4, but costs have been kept down to make sure most of the cash helps people in Sudan.

More than 500,000 copies are already ready to go. The CD will hit the shops less than two weeks after a galaxy of stars sang together to make the track.

The CDs are being delivered
The CDs are being delivered

It features artists including Robbie Williams, Will Young, Sugababes and Jamelia.

It will be available to buy from Monday and looks set to go straight to number one the following Sunday.

The song - Do They Know It's Christmas? - was originally recorded 20 years ago, when it raised money for starving people in Africa.



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