Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Mar 11th 2010 6:10AM by Julian Marszalek
As previously reported on Spinner, Pogues singer Shane MacGowan assembled a stellar cast of alternative rockers including Nick Cave, Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock. However, despite a high-profile launch at the NME Awards and on online campaign to send the charity single to the top of the charts, the single is failing to shift units.
According to a report in the Sun newspaper, the vocal contribution of 'X Factor' contestant Laura White has been left off the sleeve notes and in doing so, the record's other stars are accused of jeopardizing the record's success by not capitalizing on her name -- the Facebook campaign to send the record to number one has 5,000 members whereas Laura's page has over 120,000.
A source told the paper, "Bobby in particular was not happy about having an 'X Factor' person on board.
"She is still on the song but is not mentioned in the publicity. If they'd been more gracious, they could have bagged tens of thousands of extra sales."