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Sun 17th May 2020
The Indoor Mortal Orchestra release Mark Watson's The Watsonathon charity single
The Indoor Mortal Orchestra have announced the official release of a charity single as part of The Watsonathon online charity fundraiser held at the beginning of May, in aid of Hospice IGN and 2 other charities
YOU GIVE A LITTLE LOVE

Released on Olive Grove Records in aid of FareShare, Hospice Income Generation Network & NextUp Comedy.

You can download the single for £1 or more via Bandcamp and via the usual streaming platforms on the link below:

https://theindoormortalorchestra.bandcamp.com/album/you-give-a-little-love

A HUGE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THE CREATION AND PRODUCTION OF THIS RECORDING!

Following weeks of preparation, at 9pm on 1st May, The Indoor Mortal Orchestra, a 17-strong virtually-assembled collective of music professionals, began the bewildering challenge of crowdsourcing a mini-orchestra and array of vocalists to record, produce and release a charity single cover of 'You Give a Little Love' - all in 24 hours!

This over-ambitious challenge was inspired by UK comedian Mark Watson's 24-hour Watsonathon online fundraising event, whose long-form comedy shows often involve elaborate and seemingly impossible challenges set or taken on by audience members.

Over the course of a day, The Indoor Mortal Orchestra’s production team pulled off the inspiring feat of assembling, mixing, editing and synching individually and remotely recorded music and vocal parts, plus video footage, chosen from 60+ contributors around the world, producing a joyous version of the classic musical number from Bugsy Malone. The end result is a glorious celebration of collaboration and community.

All profits are in aid of the charities FareShare (national network of charitable food redistributors), Hospice IGN (the professional association for UK hospice fundraisers) and NextUp’s Heckle The Virus fund (supporting out-of-work circuit comedians)

On behalf of the Hospice Income Generation Network, thank you to all the TIMO crew, musicians and vocalists that contributed to produce this fantastic version of 'You give a Little Love'.