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Recorded bird song debuts on the UK Singles Chart

'Let Nature Sing' aims to raise awareness about endangered UK birds...

A track composed entirely of birdsong has charted on the UK Singles Chart for the first time in music history.

'Let Nature Sing', released by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), is charting at No. 11, its two and half minutes composed entirely of bird calls including warblers, woodpeckers and blackbirds.

The track was released by the RSPB to raise awareness around endangered species of birds, with the organisation's director of conservation, Martin Harper explaining: "The response to 'Let Nature Sing' sends a powerful message that yes, nature is amazing but it is also in trouble. The good news is that it is not too late, we know what needs to be done and together we can take action to restore it for us and for future generations."

Watch a video for the track below, and you can check out Four Tet's altogether different interpretation of birdsong here.