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Coldplay, Artic Monkey To Raise Funds For Haiti

Coldplay, Artic Monkey To Raise Funds For Haiti

POSTED: Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 5:16pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 2:26pm

LONDON (AP) - Coldplay, the Arctic Monkeys and Blur's Damon
Albarn are donating items to be sold at a charity auction beginning
Friday to raise funds for Haiti earthquake victims, auction
organizers said.
The items on sale will include an offer from Albarn to record a
specially written piece of music, the white electric guitar Fender
Stratocaster played by Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner in the band's
first video, and Coldplay singer Chris Martin's signed Viva La Vida
tour jacket.
All proceeds will go to charity Oxfam's work in Haiti.
The auction will be conducted on the Web site ebay starting
Friday morning and run for 10 days, organizer Emily Eavis said.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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