Song sold for BBC Radio Devon Air Ambulance Appeal

Last Child Dancing
Image caption Moore has supported Athlete, The Bluetones and Shy Fx in concert

A local songwriter has released a track called Radio Devon, with the money raised from downloads of the song going to the station's Air Ambulance Appeal.

Last Child Dancing, is the stage name for songwriter, Christopher Moore, who recently moved from London to Devon.

Each time his song is downloaded from iTunes or Amazon, 50% will be donated to the radio station's appeal.

Radio Devon is hoping to raise £600,000 by the end of 2011 for a new air ambulance for the county.

The song was debuted on John Govier's Show on BBC Radio Devon which features local musicians each Saturday morning:

Moore, who is currently unsigned to a label, has supported Athlete, The Bluetones and Shy Fx in concert.

He has called his style of music folk-hop as the songs merge his rapping and spoken word with a traditional acoustic sound.

He has performed at BBC Radio Devon on a number of occasions and said he was "proud to support a worthy cause".

"The song is about being on Radio Devon and my thoughts about the Air Ambulance Appeal," he said.

Radio Devon by Chris Moore (Last Child Dancing)

(1) Out here, in the countryside

Away from paranoid people as we paraglide

Through our lives

And maybe you can play us what we like…

I'm tuned in, and the telly's off

Or in the car as I'm passing Mr Credicott

And his wife

And half a dozen people on their bikes…

…and Radio Devon's gonna help me live this moment twice.

(2) Part of, the community

It's exposed but there isn't any nudity

Well not yet

But I'd put a bit of money on that bet…

Spare change, for the charity

Buy a new helicopter fighting gravity

Not debt

Cos' it will come and get you when you're wet…

…and Radio Devon's gonna help m buy my jumbo jet.


So many songs, far too many to decide

Just tune in for the ride

And let the soundtrack of your day begin.

Up here in my tree house, an ocean by my side

The radio waves and tide

Are on the push so I don't need to swim.

(3) Folk songs, nostalgic memories

Driving home when I haven't any energy

Not quite

But it's nearly the middle of the night…

Dartmoor, with the stars out

Look around can't see any other cars now

Or bikes

In the distance there's a shimmering of lights…

…and Radio Devon's gonna be there when they're out of sight.


Verse 1 repeat

Chorus x2…

…so just keep tuning in.

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