Kathleen Edwards auctions off her music
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
– Kathleen Edwards' new album "Asking For Flowers" (Zoe/Rounder Records) hits stores March 4, but one fan can hear it - and a whole lot more - even sooner.
Edwards is auctioning a brand new 160GB iPod stocked with her entire recorded output - her three albums for Rounder and compilation tracks - plus alternate takes and two previously unreleased songs for charity.
The iPod will also contain all four of Edwards' music videos, photos and a feature on the making of "Asking for Flowers." Its case will feature a one-of-a-kind engraving, and the winning bidder will be eligible for two free tickets to any Edwards show this year.
The eBay auction is live now and can be viewed at
All proceeds from the auction will benefit The Alicia Ross Memorial Fund and its partner program Project C.A.N.O.E. (Creative and Natural Outdoor Experience).
Ross, a young woman from Toronto, was the subject of one of the most extensive missing person searches in Canadian history in 2005, before it was discovered that she was brutally murdered by her next door neighbor. Edwards recorded a song about Ross on the new CD, the royalties from which will also be donated to Project C.A.N.O.E.
Project C.A.N.O.E. helps at-risk youths gain self-esteem, life skills and experience healthy interpersonal relationships through wilderness canoe trips and other challenging outdoor activities. The program serves youth who would not ordinarily have the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities with their peers due to learning, social, behavioral and/or economic difficulties.
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