MI2N
Music Industry News Network
SUNDAY, MAY 24TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 05-20-2013

Scottish Band Ravensis Nevar Donate All Proceeds Of CD Release To Charity

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.ravensisnevar.com
Friendships are renewed as Ravensis Nevar come together to release Single ‘Sun Beats Down’ from their new album 25 Years Afloat on the Deep Blue Sea on May 21st 2013, with all profits going to Macmillan Cancer Support and the offer of entry into a Free Spanish holiday prize draw worth £1850 on purchase of the new CD.

25 Years Afloat on the Deep Blue Sea was 2 years and 3 months in the making, with 15 musicians participating in the project. Ravensis Nevar's lead singer and songwriter David McAlister cited personal tragedy within the group as the catalyst for the fundraising venture. A close friend of the band was diagnosed with terminal cancer and passed away to their deep sorrow. David said “music is a great distraction and can help no end with the grieving process.  We started playing music again together after 15 years to help a friend in need.”  Old friendships were renewed as the band and musician friends gathered to lay down vocals and guitar parts.  

Speaking about the project taking on a life of its own David added, “We were all amazed at the wealth of talent contributing and surprised at the way the album was developing. As the project came to life, and we reflected on what we then realised had been a pretty inspirational journey, it seemed too good to waste, and so the decision was made that we would finish the job professionally by having it mastered and released, with all profits going to Macmillan Cancer Support.”
 
Purchase of the album and subsequent donations can be made through Ravensis Nevar's website www.ravensisnevar.com. The aim is to reach a £50,000 donation target through sales of the CD and there is a tiered structure of donation where the public are invited to choose their option.  Option 1 ensures entry into a Spanish Holiday Prize Draw with free accommodation at the band's villa and flights up to £500 on offer.

Macmillan Cancer Support are working together with Ravensis Nevar on their groundbreaking charitable effort. Almost 97% of Macmillan’s income is through generous public donations so they couldn’t provide the services they do without support like this. 1 in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime and it will be the toughest fight many will face. Macmillan believes that nobody should face that fight alone and the support of Ravensis Nevar and everyone who buys the new CD will help Macmillan ensure that nobody does. The money raised will allow Macmillan to continue providing emotional, practical and financial support to people affected by cancer and their families throughout Scotland. 

25 Years Afloat on the Deep Blue Sea, containing an upbeat mix of pop rock harmony, will be available as a CD and digital download on iTunes, Amazon plus all other major download sites.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Canadian WCMA Nominated DJ Soulier Performs At Beijing's Award-Winning DDC

Dyne Side Is Officially The First Winner Of The Muzicol Revolution

Heavy Russia: Young Metal Act "Gravity Rain" Announce Crowdfunder For "Artifacts Of Balance"

Are You A Professional Musician Or Talented Composer? Help Xhail Find You

Vocalist/Songwriter Halie Loren Explores Transformation And Self-Realization On Soulful Release, Butterfly Blue - Available June 9 Via Justin Time Records

Eurovision Contestant Tamar Kaprelian Releases New Single "Yours To Keep" On EP Through Killer Tracks' Artists Series

Chinese Rockers Second Hand Rose "Crossing Boundaries" World Tour

Deadline Looms For 20th Annual USA Songwriting Competition



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» MMF Canada Announce New Travel Bursary For Ontario Managers
» Rocktron Introduces New Hush Product
» BLACHAWK RECORDS TO RELEASE NEW COMPILATION CD “THE MOVEMENT” THIS SUMMER!
» Barefoot Launches "Masters Of The Craft" Video Series
» Rdio Launches "Rdio Select"
» ASCAP Appoints Clara Kim As EVP And General Counsel
» Are You A Professional Musician Or Talented Composer? Help Xhail Find You
» Canadian WCMA Nominated DJ Soulier Performs At Beijing's Award-Winning DDC
» POPULAR CCM GROUP THE KATINAS RELEASES NEW SINGLE
» NY Artist JES Debuts ThingLink Interactive Video With ITunes Store Inside Facebook Timeline


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» MusicDish*China Tours, Signing, NYCxDesign And Planetrox
» Award-Nominated DJ Soulier Performs At Beijing's Award-Winning DDC
» Second Hand Rose "Crossing Boundaries" World Tour
» CMW Live Touring Summit: Interview With Elliott Lefko
» Online Chinese Music Video Platform Yinyuetai Raises $35 Million In Funding
» Founder Of Beijing Oi! Punk And MiSanDao Front Man Passes Away
» The New Wave Of Chinese Contemporary Art: Identity, Irreverence And Forward-Looking
» Tommy Hilfiger New Store Opening In Beijing, China
» Stones Fans Rejoice - 2015 Tour Dates Announced
» INTRO Electronic Music Festival: Interview With DJ Weng Weng
» VUE Audiotechnik Establishes VUE China
» March 28, 2015: A Black Day For Yaogun (Chinese Rock)

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.