A new charity single recorded by some of the UK's best new
lesbian talent has become a download hit, following its release,
The initiative, entitled The L Project, was created by
songwriter Georgey Payne and aims to raise as much money as
possible for the LGBT community.
Featuring a number of openly-gay artists - including Horse,
Sandra MacBeth, Emma Kavanagh, Christina Novelli, Nicky Mitchell,
O'Hooley & Tidow, Nina McCann and Amy Louise Sutton - the
track, entitled It Does Get Better, combats homophobic
It aims to raise money and awareness for two charities - Diversity
Role Models and Stonewall.
Within 30 Hours from it's release, the track - which can be seen
below - was certified Number 1 in the Rock Album Chart and Number 5
in the Rock Song Chart on the UK's iTunes.
Meanwhile, on Amazon UK, it became the Number 1 in Best Sellers
Rock Charts, Number 1 in Best Sellers Folk Charts, Number 13 in the
Rock Album Charts and Number 3 in the Folk Album Charts.
Within 46 hours of the single's release, the L Project's video
also had 37,000 hits on YouTube.
But the success was not just domestic. On Amazon USA, the track is
Number 10 on the Folk Album Charts, Number in the 2 Folk Rock
Song Charts, Number 7 in the Folk Song Charts and Number 3 in the
Folk Rock Album Charts
It is also in iTunes Australia's Top 20.
"If everyone gets behind this project we can raise so much more
awareness for our community, and these issues, and reach the people
who really need to hear this powerful message," said a