First Ever Twitter Cover Band Created

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​A group called Tw1tterband (@tw1tterband) has become the first Twitter music group
, according to Paste.

The project began when an Englishman named Richard Newman decided to reach out for singers, musicians and producers via Twitter to make a cover song together in honor of his two year Twitter anniversary.

Just a few short days later, Tw1tterband pulled off a pretty solid cover of the Smiths' "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want." They even got some feedback from the Smiths' guitarist Johnny Marr himself.

"Nice job. I'm touched," Marr tweeted to Tw1tterband.

The group has raised over £2,000 for MacMillan Cancer Support. Way to go, Twitter donators!

To learn more about the Tw1tterband project, check out the group's blog.

Give a listen to "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want" by Tw1tterband:


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