Artists Project Earth is proud to announce the Remember Mandela EP featuring three original mixes from the upcoming release of the Madiba Album which will be released on Ape Records early in the New Year.
The artists who have signed up to the album are: Bob Dylan, Beyonce’, Coldplay, U2, Lorde, Mumford & Sons, Eminem, Miriam Makeba, Sam Smith, Paulo Nutini, George Ezra, Laura Mvula, Rokia Traore’, Amy Winehouse, Specials AKA, and more…
60% percent of the proceeds from the EP and forthcoming album will be donated to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and the remaining funds will be distributed to APE’s Natural Disaster Relief projects from effects of climate change.
Madiba showed us through his own example that we can ‘be the change we want to see in the world’. Through social activism and self-sacrifice, wisdom and patience, Madiba lead the way to justice and freedom for the people of South Africa. Sometimes, when it seems the odds are stacked against us, it is all to easy to give up the fight for a better world, but as Madiba told us, “It always seems impossible until it is done.”
Madiba is our enduring inspiration – as he said, “Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world,” and as our homage to him, we will continue to raise awareness of climate change and its impacts on earth, oceans and people through the medium of music and the arts.
This album is the sixth release by the UK-based NGO, Artists Project Earth, which was formed in the wake of the Indian Ocean tsunami to raise awareness and funds for climate change alleviation and natural disaster relief projects. APE has been supported by some of the world’s biggest artists – Beyoncé, Coldplay, The Rolling Stones, Toumani Diabaté, Arctic Monkeys, Rokia Traoré, U2, Bob Dylan, Paulo Nutini, Eminem, Bassekou Kouyate, Amy Winehouse, Sting, The Killers, Green Day, the Buena Vista Social Club, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and many more. APE has sold over 1.75 million albums to date and funded more than 350 projects worldwide that address climate change and work towards a more just and equitable future.
Some recent projects include: Typhoon Haiyan relief; fossil-fuel divestment campaigns; No Tar Sands activism; the No Nonsense Video Guides to Climate Change; the African Renewable Energy Dialogue, and the Wild City Project.
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