But your £15 will go to a good cause...

IAN BROWN is requesting journalists pay £15 per question about his new album ‘MUSIC OF THE SPHERES’ – which he is to donate to charity.

Brown releases his third solo album on October 1. He has decided that every journalist that asks a question will be required to pay the cash, which will be donated to eye care charity Sight Savers International, who fight needless blindness in developing countries.

Brown‘s manager, Steve Lowes said: “Ian Brown is keen that the Rock’n’Roll circus which feeds the fat cats can also benefit those in real need. The new album sleeve features a close up image of Ian‘s eye which leads to the link up with Sightsavers International. That for each question asked, someone’s sight will be restored, is a mindblowingly amazing thought. £15 is an insanely small amount of money to give someone back the gift of sight.”

Brown intends to expand the plan to include fans, who will be able to ask questions via his official website at

To make a donation to Sight Savers, call 07000 14 2020.