"We haven't had very good Christmases for a long time so this is an extra gift. "It's obvious that it's got a lot of support and they've got the message across to everybody. It's truly amazing. "I'd like to thank everybody who participated in making the record, and the people who bought it."
A charity single to raise money for the Hillsborough families goes on sale this morning. The version of the Holies 'He ain't heavy, he's my brother' is tipped to be the Christmas number one.