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Autism Charity singles to be released in time for Christmas

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November 9, 2011
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Martin FInn and James Meakin who have autism and Asperger’s Syndrome will be recording a charity single to support Staffordshire Adults Autistic Society (SAAS).
Martin Finn, aged 20 from Manchester, and an ambassador of Autism Radio UK will be joined in the studio by 24-year-old James Meakin.
they  will record three songs and then pick one to be included on the single.
Martin  has previously showcased his singing talents on BBC Three’s Autistic superstars.
He will be singing James Blunt’s You’re Beautiful, Ronan Keating’s When You Say Nothing At All and Human by The Killers.
James , who lives in Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, will be singing Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley, Elton John’s Your Song and You’ve Got A Friend by James Taylor.

both  will be recording their tracks, in Newcastle-under-Lyme on Saturday, November 12.
The project has been paid for by Staffordshire County Councillor John Cooper who made a £2,000 donation from the Staffordshire Local Community Fund.
Kevin Healey, chairman of SAAS and Autism Radio UK, said: “This is amazing to see such talented singers to get an opportunity to release a single for the charity, and I’m positive that both songs will be a huge hit.
“Martin Finn has thousands of fans across the country, and I’m sure James will too once people hear the songs.
“It’s about time that people with autism, with such amazing talents, are recognised in this country.”
Once the tracks are recorded and chosen, the single will go into production and it will be available as a digital download on iTunes and other sites.

More information about the charity visit www.saas.uk.com

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