Sam Fender has shared a cover of 1970s folk track, ‘Winter Song’

He's trying to raise awareness of homelessness, too.

Sam Fender has shared cover of 1970s folk track, ‘Winter Song’.

It arrives alongside a lyric video in collaboration with People of The Streets (POTS), a social enterprise that seeks to meet the less tangible needs of people experiencing homelessness. Sam’s also selling The Big Issue via his official webstore at

“I wanted to do a Christmas song,” he says, “and wanted it to be close to my home and my heart. For me, the words are more relevant this year than ever. Christmas won’t be the same for a lot of people this year, and that’s why I picked ‘Winter Song’. Alan Hull truly was one of the most fantastic and underrated writers of his time. Geordie legend.

“I hope I’ve done it justice, I’m really proud of it.”

Check it out below.

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