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Where can I buy a copy of this single Please Question I can't believe I found this information on Facebook and not here Confused


The Hazel O'Connor Collective' present their forthcoming Xmas single 'Re-Joyce'.
Featured artists include: Hazel O'Connor, Toyah, Carol Decker, Pauline Black, Ranking Roger, Vince Hill, Moya Brennan, Neville Staple, Kid Creole, Bob Brolly MBE, The Subterraneans and others.
Produced by Grammy Award winning producer Roger Lomas.
PROCEEDS TO COVENTRY MYTON HOSPICE.

Hazel O'Connor's mum (Joyce) is currently battling cancer.
Hazel has written the song 'Re-Joyce' as a tribute to her mum and to raise funds for Myton Hospice in Coventry which needs £2.7 million each year to run.

http://www.mytonhospice.org/coventry-myton-hospice.html
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If you can, please please buy this record for this magnificent hospice.
I met Hazels mum late last year when my mum was in Warwick hospice (part of the same group as the Coventry hospice). She is a lovely lady and she and my mum got on really well, cheered my mum up no end.
As a family we can't praice Myton and it's wonderful staff enough. In February, my mum spent her last weeks in Myton hospice, Warwick, and they made them bearable for her and us.
Every opportunity I and close friends have, we try and get a few pounds together for this cause.
I think there was a piece about Hazels song in the Coventry Telegraph last week. I'll ask my dad and post if I get details.
Sorry, but its close and personal.
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Sorry to hear that skyblue my Grandmother also passed away in a Hospice in 2001 it was very like the one in Coventry everybody was really nice and she was looked after very well by the staff who worked there.

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ON Tuesday, November 16, The Hazel O’Connor Collective will launch ‘Re-Joyce’ a song that is a sure fire box ticker in every way.

It’s superbly poignant (and you can’t say that about many Christmas singles), celebrating as it does the gift of life.

Proceeds from the sales will raise money for Coventry Myton Hospice, and to top it off, it’s packed to the rafters with top names.

Featured artists include: Hazel O’Connor, Toyah Wilcox, Carol Decker, Pauline Black, Ranking Roger, Vince Hill, Moya Brennan, Neville Staple, Kid Creole, Bob Brolly, The Subterraneans and others. It’s produced by Grammy Award winning producer Roger Lomas.

I had the pleasure to be in the studio as it was being recorded, it’s one of those songs that doesn’t come around too often, superbly produced by Roger Lomas,

“All of the participating artists were an absolute joy to work with.” reveals Roger,”

“I can honestly say that I have never been so confident of a single’s sales potential as I am of this record.”

The song’s lyrics take you from one classic performer to another. It’s a sentimental journey, that is until you reach the lines “We are here today”, and it’s a stop and think moment, and the morale of the story is... enjoy your life and the people you share it with right now, for one day as sure as eggs are eggs, it will be taken away.

The song was written by Hazel O’Connor.


Hazel’s Mum Joyce is being well cared for at Myton Hospice in Coventry after being diagnosed with cancer. Hazel wrote the song as a tribute to her mum and to raise funds for Myton Hospice in Coventry which needs £2.7 million each year to run.

The concert will take on a kind of Band Aid feel to it, as most of the contributing stars listed above will be performing the song and will be singing some of their own hits, I hardly need to say that it’s going to be one of those nights where you can say “I was there”.

Hazel said: “I’m hopeful it will be a celebration party, Bob Brolly is to MC, so there should be some great fun, we have an auction too, and I will be meeting and greeting at the door.

“We shot some video of the recording of the song, so we may just show some of the out-takes,that should be fun. We also want to show a film of the work that goes on at Myton, that’s very important.

“The project is a emotional double edged sword for me,” said Hazel. “It’s very much about my mum’s condition, then on the other hand we have had so many lovely people doing all they can to make this project happen The human spirit is a beautiful thing. Artists who not only sang on the song in the studio, but now want to come back and perform it on stage, that will be a high point.”

The release date of Re-Joyce is December 6 and the concert is being filmed for television. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are £15 each and are available from The Assembly www.leamingtonassembly.com and www.thesubs.co.uk and in person at Myton Hospital (Warwick) & Paul’s Midnight Record Stall, Coventry Market.
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Hi Sugarman.

The writing you have put up is from the Facebook site that I am running for 'The Hazel O'Connor Collective' single. I'll put a link to it at the bottom.

There is to be a launch party for the single 'Re-Joyce' in Leamington Spa on 16th Nov where most of the artists involved will be performing. See my Facebook site for all the details.

The record itself is to be realised into the charts on 6th December and is going to be performed live on Central Television's 'Daybreak' the same morning.

Hazel's mum 'Joyce' is currently battling with cancer and Hazel has written the song as a tribute to her and to raise funds for Coventy Myton Hospice.

If you want anymore information please feel free to ask me.

Cheers
Paula Jane Taylor

Here's the Facebook link:

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/The-Hazel-OConnor-Collective-fundraising-Christmas-single/162874727065706
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Hi Paula

Thanks for passing on this information I can't wait to hear the song and watch the Performance on TV. this release reminds me of the song Starvation released in 1985 but for a different Cause. I'm sorry to hear about Hazel's mum my thoughts are with her. my Grandfather had the same Illness but sadly he didn't make it so I know it must be a trying time for Hazel and Joyce at this time.

thanks again for all your help looking forward to hearing Re-Joyce on the 6th of December.

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Paul
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