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Our very own Alan Titchmarsh and Aled Jones have joined forces with other stars including Chris Moyles, Stephen Mulhern and Marvin Humes to recreate Charli XCX's 'Boys' in spoof video in aid of Global's Make Some Noise.
Broadcasting stars from Classic FM, Heart, Capital, LBC, Radio X and Capital XTRA have come together to re-create Charli XCX’s ‘Boys’ music video in aid of Global’s Make Some Noise. Fifteen Global presenters have taken part in the spoof remake which features Classic FM’s Aled Jones and Alan Titchmarsh; Heart’s Mark Wright, Stephen Mulhern, Jamie Theakston and Toby Anstis; Capital’s Roman Kemp and Marvin Humes; Radio X’s Chris Moyles, Toby Tarrant, Jack Saunders and Dan O’Connell; LBC’s James O’Brien and Capital XTRA’s Tim Westwood and Manny Norte.
In support of the campaign, Charli XCX has provided newly recorded vocals especially for the video, replacing her original lyrics “I was busy thinking ‘bout boys” with “I was busy making some noise” in reference to Global’s Make Some Noise charity, which gives a voice and a lifeline to small projects that are doing inspiring work to help disadvantaged youngsters, but are struggling to be heard.
Global’s take on the iconic music video opens with Classic FM’s Alan Titchmarsh peeking at the camera from behind a bunch of flowers, then later Classic FM’s Aled Jones throwing cake at the camera. The homage also features Heart’s Mark Wright showing off his keepie-uppie skills, Capital’s Roman Kemp rolling around with a cute French bulldog, and Radio X’s Chris Moyles getting tangled up in some balloon letters. Other scenes show Capital’s Marvin Humes lifting some weights before pouring water all over himself in homage to Jack Antonoff’s cameo in Charli XCX’s video, Capital XTRA’s Tim Westwood spraying silly string against a graffiti backdrop and Heart’s Stephen Mulhern performing a card trick.
Global’s Make Some Noise gives a voice and a lifeline to small projects that are doing inspiring work to help disadvantaged youngsters, but are struggling to be heard. The grant-giving charity gives these initiatives a platform to tell their story, helping youngsters who are living with illness, disability or lack of opportunity. Since 2014, Global’s Make Some Noise has raised more than £7 million and promoted 135 incredible charities and projects. Global is home to the country’s most loved commercial radio brands including Heart, Capital and Classic FM, and together its media brands reach more than 30 million people every week.
Global’s Make Some Noise supports youngsters living with illness, disability or lack of opportunity. On October 6th the fourth annual appeal day will see all Global’s stations come together to celebrate the projects Global’s Make Some Noise supports with special guests, presenter challenges and money can’t buy prizes. Global’s Make Some Noise is asking people in schools, workplaces and anywhere else around the UK to wear their loudest clothes on Make Some Noise Day.