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"You still have us": how Peter Gabriel's 'Don’t Give Up' became a lifeline for the lonely

Ian Winwood, Daily Telegraph, 27 March 2020

IT IS ALMOST eight years since the video clip for 'Don't Give Up' first appeared on YouTube. Written and sung by Peter Gabriel, and featuring Kate Bush, the track has attracted more than 11,000 comments from viewers who claim it has helped avert suicide, guided them through grueling treatments for cancer, provided solace in times of bereavement, homelessness, illness both physical and mental, and much else.

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