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Last Updated: Monday October 16 2006 15:14 GMT

Stars at charity album launch

Belle and Sebastian

These men had the idea for an album of children's music to help kids all over the world. They're in a band called Belle and Sebastian

The audience enjoys the music

Lots of kids came to the launch of the album, called Colours Are Brighter. All the money made will go to kids' charity Save The Children

Monkeys start dancing

One of the songs is called The Monkeys Are Breaking Out Of The Zoo and has lots of actions. These naughty chimps were dancing along to the groove

The Kooks perform

Top band the Kooks performed at the launch. Their song is about an evil chocolate-stealing king. Band member Luke said: "I hope little kids will like it."

Alex, George and Lucy

Alex, 11, George, 10, and Lucy, nine, all loved the album - especially the monkey song. "I think it's good that this is helping children who don't have an education," said Lucy


Bailey, who's six, liked the Ninja Dinosaur song by Four Tet. The album has also got songs by Snow Patrol and Franz Ferdinand. Listen to clips on the right hand side

Kids meet a real-life ninja dinosaur!

The launch party was lots of fun - but there was a serious message too. The 10 from the album will buy text books for one school for one year

Ben Hewitt, Save The Children spokesman

Ben Hewitt, from Save The Children, said the album is part of a campaign to help 8m kids who live in war zones and miss out on going to school

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