Artists old and new, as well as friends of the label, have donated one-of-a-kind lots to raise funds for relief efforts. The event will be hosted by Emmy®, Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer and playwright Billy Porter and will be broadcast live from 6pm BST on May 21, 2020.
To bid on the lots, you must register in advance with Island’s partner Omega Auctions, further information can be found via Island Records’ dedicated One Love Auction Website. All lots are available to view and place bids on via an online catalogue which can be found on Omega Auctions Website .
Featured lots include:
Amy Winehouse: A Pair of Amy Winehouse’s stilettos worn by Amy & all Amy’s album releases on vinyl
Annie Lennox: Beautifully handwritten lyrics to “Sweet Dreams”, written and signed by Annie
Bob Marley (Estate): A rare Mr Brainwash / Bob Marley print signed by Ziggy Marley
Bon Jovi: “Livin’ On A Prayer” & “Wanted Dead Or Alive” handwritten & signed lyrics
Chris Blackwell: 3 Night stay for 2 guests in Studio Cottage (Gong) at exclusive Strawberry Hill Hotel, Jamaica
Grace Jones: 2 tickets to see Grace headline Meltdown Festival, 2021
Mumford & Sons: Signed Gentlemen of the Road Banjo made by Deering Banjos & a one-on-one virtual banjo lesson with Winston Marshall
Nick Drake (Estate): 2 wonderful care packages. Complete Nick Drake & mother Molly Drake releases, plus rare oddities, including a photograph, signed copies of two official books & hand-written personal cards from Nick’s sister Gabrielle
Portishead: Once in a lifetime Portishead Dummy-era care package. Geoff Barrow’s Dummy-era Technics deck and scratch vinyl, Beth Gibbon’s handwritten & signed lyric of winner’s choice and a mic she used during live performances in the 90’s, & Adrian Utley’s first gold disc for Dummy, an online guitar/synth lesson & signed “To Kill A Dead Man” poster
Shawn Mendes: Signed guitar
U2: Handwritten lyrics for “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” by Bono & signed The Joshua Tree 30th anniversary vinyl boxset
Osea Island: Luxury stay on a private island
Abbey Road: A private VIP tour for 4 at the legendary Abbey Road Studios followed by breakfast
Along with many more items from the likes of Hozier, Tori Amos, Keane, Mary Wilson & The Supremes and many more.
For more information visit the Official One Love Auction Website.