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Monday, July 6, 2009

Cover of "Maneater" used on Irish Charity Album

Here is the press release:"SPARKS N' MIND" AWARE - Charity Album Release Date June 12th Through 1969 RecordsFeaturing Cover Versions by Irish Acts:Bell X1, Republic of Loose, Lisa Hannigan, Ham Sandwich, Cowboy X, Damien Dempsey, The Flaws, Le Galaxie, Dave Couse, Dirty Epics, The Thrills::: Tracklisting Below ::: For More Information Contact stcalbumproject@gmail.com"SPARKS N' MIND" Album LaunchTOWER RECORDS, Wicklow Street, Dublin Thursday, June 11th 1pm - Ham Sandwich5pm - Le GalaxieMore Acts to be Announced, check www.towerrecords.ie for updates.The Final Year students in the Sound Training Centre are putting together a charity album with all the proceeds going to “Aware”, an organistion that provides support and awareness programs for people suffering with depression. The concept and general theme of the album is “Songs That Inspire”. The album comprises of contemporary Irish artists covering influential musicians and songwriters that gave them the initial spark to start a band. The album is entitled “Sparks n’ Mind,” as it deals with themes of personal and creative growth, hope and guidance, which we feel are relevant to the themes “Aware” deals with, in helping people suffering from depression.The artists involved with the album range from the cutting edge of the Irish Indie scene to the some the most established acts in the country. The album varies from big selling Irish artists like Bell X1, Republic of Loose, Damien Dempsey and Lisa Hannigan, to up and coming alternative acts like Ham Sandwich, Cowboy X, The Flaws, and LeGalaxie, to name but a few.Many of the bands will be recorded in Temple Lane Recording Studios, state of the art Apollo studio, by the Sound Training Centre final year students. The release date is set for the 12th of June through 1969 RecordsTracklisting:1. The Flaws - The Killing Moon (Echo & the Bunnymen)*2. Ham Sandwich - Stay (Shakespeare's Sister)3. Mick Pyro (Republic Of Loose) - God Moves On The Water (Blind Willie Johnson)4. Damien Dempsey - The Hackler From Grouse Hall (Christy Moore)5. Dave Couse - Caroline, No (Brian Wilson / Beach Boys)6. Lisa Hannigan - Courting Blues (Bert Jansch)*7. LeGalaxie - Maneater (Hall& Oates)*8. Cowboy X - Gigantic (Pixies)9. Dirty Epics - Glory Box (Portishead)10. The Thrills - Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me (The Smiths)11. Bell X1 - No Retreat, No Surrender (Bruce Springsteen)* Featured on the radio promotional single / Copies available from Berube Communications: info@berubecommunications.com or phone +353 87 244 2695________________________________________Stevo BerubeBerube CommunicationsTemple Lane Studios BuildingCecelia StreetTemple BarDublin 2 IrelandM: +353 (0)87 244 2695E: info@berubecommunications.com W: www.berubecommunications.com "De gustibus non est dispuntandum"

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About Sparks n' Mind The Final Year students in the Sound Training Centre have put together a charity album with all the proceeds going to “Aware", an organistion that provides support and awareness programs for people suffering with depression. The concept and general theme of the album is “Songs That Inspire”. The album comprises of contemporary Irish artists covering influential musicians and songwriters that gave them the initial spark to start a band. The album is entitled “Sparks n’ Mind,” as it deals with themes of personal and creative growth, hope and guidance, which we feel are relevant to the themes “Aware” deals with, in helping people suffering from depression. The artists involved with the album range from the cutting edge of the Irish Indie scene to the some the most established acts in the country. The album includes big selling Irish artists like Bell X1, Mick Pyro (Republic of Loose), Lisa Hannigan and Damien Dempsey to up and coming alternative acts like Dirty Epics, Ham Sandwich and LeGalaxie to name but a few. Many of the bands will be recorded in Temple Lane Recording Studios, state of the art Apollo studio, by the Sound Training Centre final year students. The release date is set for the 12th of June.
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June 15, 2009 - Monday WHERE TO BUY THE ALBUM Current mood: jedi Pick up a copy of Sparks n' Mind for only €10 in the following stores:Dublin- Tower Records, Road Records, Sub City, City DiscsGalway- ZhivagoNaas - Top TwentyBallina, Mayo - Hotshot RecordsMullingar - E2 Music, iMusicNavan - E2 MusicKilkenny - Rollercoaster RecordsSoon to be in Cork, Limerick, Carlow, Portlaoise & moreAlternatively buy the album online directly from Aware:http://www.aware.ie/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=44&products_id=117or via Road Recordshttp://www.roadrecs.com/stock/shopping.php3?start=1&action=4&artist=SPARKS%20N%20MINDor from Tower Recordshttp://www.towerrecords.ie/product/Various_Artists_Sparks_N_Mind/452243Let us know if you can't find Sparks n' Mind in your local record store, and we shall fix this!

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