Due to the incredible reaction to the original performance, Hozier’s live version of ‘The Parting Glass’ from Irish TV’s ‘The Late Late Show’ is now available through Ruby Works, with all profits from this very special release going to the ISPCC Childline. You can check the performance out below.
ISPCC / CHILDLINE in association with RTÉ 2FM, along with some of Ireland’s top artists came together in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic to present a two week long digital live music event in support of children in Ireland.
Since Friday 27 March, fans have been tuning in from 7pm nightly, to live performances through each artist’s official Instagram account. Performances have also been broadcast live on RTÉ 2FM every evening for thirty minutes. People have been donating in support of Childline and the ISPCC through text and online donations.
Hozier gave a very special and exclusive performance of live on The Late Late Show on Friday 27 March, where he made an emergency appeal live to the viewers. Featuring this emotive version of ‘The Parting Glass’, Hozier’s Friday night live stream was followed nightly by Danny O’Reilly, Wild Youth, Kodaline, Dermot Kennedy, Picture This, Gavin James, Mark Feehily, Walking On Cars, Hudson Taylor, Orla Gartland, Sean & Conor Price, Lyra, Allie Sherlock and Niall Horan.
Since the incredible reaction to Hozier’s live performance on RTE’s The Late Late Show on Friday 27th March, the live recording of ‘The Parting Glass’ is out now. All profits made will go directly to the ISPCC Childline, supporting children in Ireland when they need it most.
The ISPCC Childline would like to extend it’s most sincere thanks to RTE’s The Late Late Show, RTE 2FM, Eoghan McDermott and all the incredible artist’s involved. Most of all, thank you to the public, for your incredible support and generosity.