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Liam Gallagher and Kasabian back bid to get Viola Beach to number one

Liam Gallagher has urged his fans to help get Viola Beach to number one. Credit: PA

A number of big names have added their weight to the campaign to get Viola Beach to number one in the UK Singles Chart.

All four members of Viola Beach and their manager died in a fatal crash on Saturday. Credit: Facebook

Following the tragedy, fans launched a social media campaign using the hashtag #ViolaBeach4number1 to get their debut single 'Swings and Waterslides' into the Top 40.

The current position of 'Swings and Waterslides' in the UK Singles Chart.

The song is currently at 39 and it could be set to rise even further after former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher offered his support by sharing a link to download the track on his Twitter page.

Rock bands The Stone Roses and Kasabian also posted the single on social media and urged their fans to help get the track to top spot.

In their first TV interview yesterday, the family of the band's manager Craig Tarry said that getting the single to number one would be the perfect tribute.

Kasabian are also backing the campaign. Credit: PA

Viola Beach have got something special. It's just a tragic loss.

I just don't want them to die in vain. Go out there and buy the record - let's get them to number one.

– Colin Tarry, Craig Tarry's father

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