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Live8: Just Another Gig – With Added Feelgood Factor

Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, 1 June 2005

NEARLY EVERY A-lister worth the name is doing their bit, making Live8 the first truly all-star charity show since Live Aid. Madonna! U2! Coldplay! You can't even complain that it will be full of old stagers, because the line-up is actually weighted in favour of young acts such as Razorlight and the Killers.

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