Spoof Nick Clegg track to be released as charity single

'Nick Clegg Says Sorry (The Autotune Remix)' has become an online sensation

A spoof song based on Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's video apology for breaking his party's pledge against raising tuition fees is to be released as a charity single.

Click above to listen to the autotuned song, which was called "remarkable" by former deputy Labour leader John Prescott.

The Liberal Democrat leader has asked that profits from the single release of the track, which was made by satire website The Poke, are given to Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust.

Clegg's wife, Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, is a patron of the hospital, which is based in Clegg's constituency of Sheffield Hallam.

When asked by The Poke if he would give his permission for the song to be released as a single on iTunes, Clegg responded:



William Hill are now offering 25/1 odds that 'Nick Clegg Says Sorry (The Autotune Remix)' will top the UK charts.



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