VIDEO: Pop star links up with drug abuse charity to visit Northamptonshire schools as part of nationwide campaign

Taylor Jones, submitted picture
Taylor Jones, submitted picture
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A rising pop star with a huge fanbase in Belgium is visiting schools in Northamptonshire to talk about the dangers of drug abuse and bullying.

Taylor Jones, voted Personality of the Year 2014 by Belgium’s biggest teen magazine Joepie, has linked up with the charity, DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education).

A spokeswoman for Taylor said: “Taylor has performed to crowds of forty thousand and has acquired a fan base that’s increasing by the day. He now wants to use his growing popularity to highlight issues that are important to him.

“He wants to help educate young people about the perils of drug abuse and violent behaviour,” she added.

Next week, he will vising Guilsborough School, Kingswood School in Corby and Magdalen College School in Brackley.

The spokesoman added that the tour also concided with the release of his new single, Forever Young, which he will be performing at the school.

“This head bopping track shows Taylor’s bubbly personality for what it really is. It also demonstrates his writing talent and versatile vocal ability first hand.

“From hot nurses in Emergency to a feel good, radio friendly pop song, Young Forever fits in somewhere between Taylor Swift and Owl City, two of Taylor’s musical inspirations,” she added.