For Folk’s Sake It’s Christmas – over £1000 raised so far! Bonus EP announced

For Folk's Sake It's Christmas albumWe’re delighted to report that For Folk’s Sake It’s Christmas, our festive album to raise money for King’s Integrated Cancer Centre, has raised over £1000 so far. Thank you to all those who have donated.

We’re selling the album through Bandcamp on a pay-what-you-like basis. And we’ve more good news as the website today agreed to reduce its cut of our sales from 15% to 10%.

And we’ve got a special surprise for all those who buy the album through Bandcamp…

An EP featuring exclusive Bonus tracks will be arriving in your inboxes on Christmas Eve – that’s new music just in time for some turkey basting and last-minute present wrapping. There’ll be more news on the artists involved soonly.

For Folk’s Sake It’s Christmas is an original album featuring 12 tracks from artists including Dan Michaelson, Laura Hocking, Brooke Parrott, Wise Children and Emily & the Woods.

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3 comments for “For Folk’s Sake It’s Christmas – over £1000 raised so far! Bonus EP announced

  1. Lynn Roberts
    14 March 2011 at 5:37 pm

    We got this rather lovely letter from King’s – thanks to everyone who bought the album!
    Lynn x

    On behalf of our entire team, thank you for your gift to the Integrated Cancer Centre. By making a gift you have joined an important group of alumni, staff and friends who support us as we search for cures for cancer.

    The ICC is a central element of the College’s World questions|King’s answers campaign, the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of our university. Through this campaign we will raise £500 million to address several of most urgent challenges facing humanity – cancer being one of them.

    From purchasing vital equipment to enabling us to employ expert staff, your donation will have a direct impact on the work of our world leading experts. It will help us to move ever closer to our goals; to discover new treatments for those patients suffering now and find cures so that people won’t need to suffer in the future.

    We greatly appreciate the support of the For Folk’s Sake Community and we would like to thank both the people who gave in support of the album and the artists who most generously donated their music and time. We look forward to keeping you all updated throughout the on our research which you will have helped to make possible.

    The For Folk’s Sake donation will make a real difference to the work of the Integrated Cancer Centre, and in turn to our patients’ lives. I would like to thank you all again for extending your commitment to King’s in this way; it is greatly appreciated.

    Yours sincerely,

    Rachel Thomas
    Leadership Giving Manager

  2. 15 November 2011 at 11:00 pm

    Any chance this is still available? Only found the compilation recently (which is about 10 months late) but it’s damn fine.

  3. Ian Parker
    Ian Parker
    16 November 2011 at 1:29 pm

    Hi Martin
    You can still download Volume 1 from our bandcamp site here: http://forfolkssake.bandcamp.com/album/for-folks-sake-its-christmas-vol-1

    Keep an eye out for the new album very soon!

    Thanks
    Ian

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