In 2005 alone just over 40,000 American Women died from some form of Breast Cancer. In that same year, 212,000 new cases were diagnosed. This is an astounding number of women affected by one disease. Breast Cancer is the second deadliest form of Cancer among women, only second to Lung Cancer.
Filter Magazine, the country’s premiere independent music publication, and innovative lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters have partnered to announce the third release of the Give.Listen.Help.
benefit CD series. The compilation, featuring exclusive, live and b-side tracks from major indie rock/alternative artists will be sold exclusively at the 95 Urban Outfitter retail locations nationally and on the company’s website at www.urbanoutfitters.com. $8.99 from every CD sale (retail cost $9.99) of every CD sale from November 1 to March 15, 2007 will be donated to the Komen Foundation (with a minimum total donation of $40,000) and will be used for education, screening, treatment and research into the cause of Breast Cancer. The Filter Magazine/Urban Outfitters Give.Listen.Help.
compilation will be available mid-November for $9.99 with a limited edition production run of only 10,000 copies total. Filter Magazine and Urban Outfitters hope to raise up to $89,900 for the Komen Foundation's efforts.
will feature new and exclusive music from artists including Thom Yorke
, Cat Power
, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs
, Franz Ferdinand
, the Kaiser Chiefs
and many others.
In it’s five-year history, Filter has become the premiere music lifestyle publication covering on-the-verge bands and cutting edge musicians for the intelligent music lover. The bi-monthly magazine also features avant-garde authors, filmmakers and artists, and has established itself as the editorial voice for independent music enthusiasts whose opinions on culture are both well-informed and contagious. Fitler is supplemented by its bi-monthly sister publication Filter: Good Music Guide, which features bite-sized new content and is distributed free at Urban Outfitters, Diesel and Landmark theatres nationwide.
compilation album features the following exclusive tracks:
"Inside and Out" (The Audience Honey remix)
2. Thom Yorke
"Harrowdown Hill" (b-side)
3. The Rapture
"Get Myself Into This" (Prince Language Disco Mix)
4. Cat Power
"Hurt" (Live on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic with Nic Harcourt)
"Dimension" (Live at Big Day Out)
6. Franz Ferdinand
"Eleanore Put Your Boots On (UK Single Version)
7. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
"Cheated Hearts" (Peaches remix)
8. Kaiser Chiefs
"Sink that Ship" (b-side)
9. The Walkmen
"Another One Goes By" (Live)
10. Chris Walla "Radio"
11. Junior Boys
"Anti-Anti" (Jordan Stutter Remix)
13. Favourite Sons
"Things That We Do to Each Other" (Live on Indie 103.1’s Dead Air)
14. Dustin O’Halloran "Opus 23"
About the Komen Foundation- The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation was established in 1982 by Nancy Brinker to honor the memory of her sister, Susan G. Komen who died from breast cancer at the age of 36. Today, the Foundation is an international organization with a network of more than 100,000 volunteers working through local Affiliates and events like the Komen Race for the Cure® to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease. A global leader in the fight against breast cancer, the Foundation fulfills its mission through support of innovative breast cancer research grants, meritorious awards and educational, scientific and community outreach programs around the world. Through fiscal year 20005, the Komen Foundation, together with its Affiliate Network, corporate partners and generous donors, has invested $630 million in breast cancer research, education, screening and treatment programs.
For questions about breast health or breast cancer, visit the Komen Foundation’s website at www.komen.org or call the Komen Foundation’s National Toll-Free Breast Care Helpline at 1 800 I’M AWARE® (1.800.462.9273)