Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Sigur Rós Donate Song For Oxfam America Video

In an all-too-rare example of a well known artist using their music for good and not profiteering, Sigur Rós has given the rights to the track "Með suð í eyrum" to Oxfam America for their recent fundraising video. Well done, fellas!

The band's blog says the following:

The message from Oxfam is simple:

Nearly one billion suffer from chronic hunger. The cost of food from Ethiopia to Afghanistan has nearly doubled. The situation is urgent.

One modest donation can make a difference.

Support Oxfam’s work to end hunger and poverty. You can save a life. You can make a difference.

The Global Hunger Epidemic from Oxfam America on Vimeo.

Sigur Rós - "Gobbledigook (instrumental)" mp3

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