The Christmas baked potato song. Wait–what?

British singer Matt Lucas seems to have a thing about spuds. Earlier this year, he released a COVID-19-themed song called “Thank You, Baked Potato.” It’s now been updated and re-released for the Christmas season as “Merry Christmas, Baked Potato.”

The original single raised money for Britain’s NHS. This time, proceeds will go to FareShare, a charity that takes surplus food and redistributes to those in need.

(Via CMU)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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