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Here are the new lyrics for Band Aid 30's Feed the World

The lyrics have been changed to reflect the plight of Ebola.

STARS OF THE music world started gathering in London early this morning to record the latest version of Feed the World.

Thirty years after the first charity single was recorded to help people starving in Africa, Bob Geldof has sounded the klaxon once more, this time to raise money to fight Ebola.

Band Aid 30 Recording - London Bob Geldof arrives at Sarm Studios in Notting Hill. London this morning (Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)

one One Direction's Harry Styles and Niall Horan (Anthony Devlin/Doug Peters/PA Wire)

The lyrics have been changed to reflect the new cause, with the original:

Where the only water flowing, is the bitter sting of tears

changed to

Where a kiss of love can kill you, and there’s death in every tear

Meanwhile Bono’s iconic line:

Well tonight thank God it’s them, instead of you

has been changed to

Well tonight we’re reaching out and touching you

Here are the lyrics in full:

Band Aid 30 Recording - London Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

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