A charity single recorded by some of the best new lesbian talent
continues to demand attention after debuting in the Official UK
Independent Singles Chart at No.11, yesterday.
The L Project's track - entitled It Does Get Better - was created
by songwriter Georgey Payne and aims to raise as much money as
possible for the LGBT community.
Specifically, it hopes to challenge homophobic bullying in
The song's new chart position is even more impressive considering
it has had no national airplay or coverage.
Currently, the video - which can be seen below - has attracted
over 100,000 views and retained its Number 1 position on both the
Amazon Rock song and Folk Song charts.
Featuring a number of openly-gay artists - including Horse, Sandra
MacBeth, Emma Kavanagh, Christina Novelli, Nicky Mitchell, Nina
McCann and Amy Louise Sutton - the song aims to raise money and
awareness for 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
The song's organiser, georgey Payne, told DIVA: "If the whole of
our community and LGBT friends continue to push this song forward,
then we actually have the power through music to make the whole
world hear it's message.
"The awareness and money we can potentially raise could be mind
blowing. If we have everyone's help on this then we can achieve
something that has never been done before an LGBT song playing
proudly on mainstream radio...we can make history right here...or
we can be silent...which one do you choose?"
The song has had major tweets from celebrities getting behind
the cause, Clare Balding, Billy Jean King, Sam Fox and Kirstie