BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER – ‘Artists For Grenfell’ Release Charity Single!

After the recent tragic events of the fire at Grenfell Tower in London, Simon Cowell has brought together some of the world’s greatest singers and choir members to release their charity version of “A Bridge Over Troubled Water” under the collective group name of ‘Artists For Grenfell’.

Below, we have included the lyrics, including the names of the singers who sang them, so you can join in with your community in singing along to the track when you hear it on NE1fm or your local community radio station.

As we rely on members of our local community to keep NE1fm going, we are deeply saddened by the events that happened at Grenfell Tower, and we love seeing local communities coming together to make everything relatively okay.

Of course, all of our hearts here at NE1fm go out to those who died, were injured, or were affected by the events, as well as their friends and families.

Artists For Grenfell – Bridge Over Troubled Water

[Verse One – Stormzy Rap]

Yeah, I don’t know where to begin
So I’ll start by saying I refuse to forget you
I refuse to be silenced
I refuse to neglect you
That’s for every last soul up in Grenfell
Even though I’ve never even met you
Cus that could’ve been my mum’s house
Or that could’ve been my nephew
Now, that could’ve been me up there
Waving my white plain tee up there
With my friends on the ground trying a see up there
I just hope that you rest and you’re free up there
I can’t feel your pain but it’s still what it is
Went to the block just to chill with the kids
Troubled waters come running past
I’ma be right there just to build you a bridge, yo

[Verse Two]

When you’re weary [Robbie Williams]
And feeling small [James Blunt]
When tears are in [Rita Ora], Your eyes [Craig David]
I will dry them all [Dan Smith (Bastille)]
I’m on your side [Liam Payne]
Oh, when times get rough [Emeli Sandé]
And friends just can’t be found [Kelly Jones]


Like a bridge over troubled water [Paloma Faith]
I will lay me down [Louis Tomlinson]
Like a bridge over troubled water [Labrinth]
I will lay me down [Jorja Smith]

[Break – Louis Rei (WSTRN)]

So much pain in my heart
My community’s moving me
Choose to gleam as we’re facing the dark

[Verse Three]

When you’re down and out [Leona Lewis]
When you’re on the street [Jessie J]
When evening falls so hard [James Arthur]
I will comfort you [Roger Daltrey]
Yes, I will [Paloma Faith]
I’ll take your part [Ella Eyre]
When darkness comes [Anne-Marie & Ella Henderson]
And pain is all around [Louisa Johnson]


Like a bridge over troubled water [Robbie Williams & All Voices]
I will lay, I will lay me down [James Arthur]
Like a bridge over troubled water [Choirs Solo]
I will lay me down [Rita Ora]

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