ABC/Adam Taylor; Neal PrestonU2 frontman Bono and Queen drummer Roger Taylor are among the big-name British music acts who will be checking their egos at the door Saturday at the recording of a new version of the legendary Band Aid single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” The song, which was released 30 years ago this month to fight famine in Africa, is getting new lyrics to make it relevant to the Ebola crisis on that continent.

Other stars who will be lending their talents to the session include Sinead O’Connor, Coldplay‘s Chris Martin, Adele, One Direction, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Ellie Goulding and Emeli Sandé.

Bono is the only confirmed participant in the Band Aid 30 recording who was featured on the original version of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof and Ultravox‘s Midge Ure co-wrote the original song and also are also working on the new version. Ure tells Rolling Stone that when the song becomes available on Monday, you’ll have to either buy it as a 99-cent download, or wait three weeks and purchase a CD version. Streaming music services will not have access to the track until after the new year.

Noting the fact that this is an effort to raise money, Ure says, “All we can do is hope that Ed Sheeran and One Direction and everyone else plead with the fans not to stream this, not to download this for free.”

He adds, “These kids know this song because they’ve heard it blasting out of radios every Christmas since they were born. What they now have to learn is why the song was done in the first place and why it’s being done this time — for slightly different but equally valid reasons.”

You also can donate to the cause by visiting BandAid30.com.

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