Category Archive: CDs

Sep 12 2011

‘Live From the Stage’ Now Accepting Artist Submissions

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The Association of Artists for a Better World, is a non-profit organization devoted to improving our planet through artistic expression. The most real music and best messages emanate live from the stage and cannot be reproduced in the studio, regardless of the electronic effects and digital wizardry. The Association of Artists for a Better World is currently looking for 8 Sonicbids artists for its 12th compilation CD and inaugural volume of “Live From the Stage”.

Selected artists will receive:

Inclusion on their website, press releases, and all CD related publicity and promotion as applicable
Every time the CD is played or reviewed, industry and media people will hear your music and your name

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Jun 14 2011

Songs For A Better Planet Volume IV – Gulf Coast Edition

Making the world a better place is a laudable goal but finding the appropriate way to direct your energies to that end is an often complicated and confusing quest.

 

Becoming more aware –of ourselves and of what’s around us– however, is most certainly indispensable to making our efforts effective and the nine songs on this international complication disc all share the quality of contributing to our understanding. While each is uniquely distinct in tone and lyrical focus, they all draw our attention to matters of substance, whether that be the plight of the victims of environmental disasters, the need to become spiritually centred or the challenges of working with one another.

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May 14 2011

Protest Songs For A Better World Volume IV

protestsongsv4Protest music has been around since as long as there have been songs, as early history records minstrels singing laments and story songs describing the underside of the human condition.

That tradition continues and on this album a disparate collection of artists that ranges from a veteran member of the New Christie Minstrels to young alt Folk tyros demonstrate that it’s not going away any time soon. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11 2011

Songs To Laugh Your Ass Off

If laughter is the best medicine you’ll want to take a lot of repeat doses of this rootsy international collection of alternately amusing, cute, hilarious, and even ridiculous songs by ten different artists.

 

You’ll likely giggle during a jamboree ditty from acclaimed picker and humourist Wendell Ferguson that extolls the “educational” value of the sights and sounds of a barnyard. You may chuckle knowingly along with a sarcastic pop paean from Local Anxiety lampooning the “glories” of being a bureaucrat. You might discover a lopsided smile growing

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Jul 14 2010

Songs of Canada – Anthology of Canadian Songwriters

Assembling a compilation disc that represents the depth and breadth of Roots music in Canada today may not be as gargantuan or momentous a task as building the cross-Canada railway or highway. 

But Songs Of Canada 2010 the seventh compilation disc released by the non-profit Artists For A Better World, containing twelve tunes by singer-songwriters from across the nation, has the feel of scope, diversity, history and destiny that evokes this country’s soul. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14 2009

Protest Songs For A Better World – Vol III

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An anthology of original songs with themes for an improved earth. All tracks have been selected for their excellence, among the hundreds of submissions we received from all over the globe. Proceeds donated to UN foundation for children.  

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Nov 29 2007

Protest Songs For A Better World Vol. II

 

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Brian Gladstone, Producer, © Copyright-A Better World

Proceeds from CD sales donated to 'Earth Day Canada

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Oct 01 2006

Songs for A Better Planet, Vol II

The second volume of Songs For A Better Planet, a 14-track international compilation of original songs aimed at increasing consciousness of our relationship with Planet Earth, is another richly engrossing collection demonstrating how artists from a wide range of cultures and musical genres share and celebrate that awareness.

Music lovers and Gaia worshippers alike should find this album not only a satisfying listen worthy of countless revisits but also inspiring —it’d certainly make a superb holiday season gift for anyone who supports environmental advocacy as well as for fans of music of substance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14 2006

Peace Songs For a Better World – Volume II

The songs encompass anthemic and hymnal styles along with new-Country, alt-Rock, Folk, Celtic and Pop, and deal in turns with Peace derived from simple everyday things, Peace nurtured through introspective worship.

 Peace can mean many different things to different people —a fact vividly demonstrated by the 11-song compilation Peace Songs For A Better World, Volume Two. Who knew Peace could be so exciting!

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Apr 30 2005

Songs For A Better Planet

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Brian Gladstone, Producer, © Copyright-A Better World  

Proceeds from CD sales are donated to ‘Earth Day Canada’

‘The Association of Artists for A Better World’ is a registered non-profit organization founded by Brian Gladstone in 2004. Our mission is to inform, encourage, and stimulate artist awareness of social and ecological issues; then take their words all over the world, so their voices can be heard.

 
<< Jed Goldberg (left), President of Earthday Canada, Brian Gladstone (right) Celebrate the Launch of ‘Songs for A Better Planet’ CD.
 

Songs for a Better Planet is an anthology of original songs with themes for an Improved Earth. Tracks 1 – 10 on this CD have been selected for their excellence, among the hundreds of submissions we received from all over the globe. We express our sincere thanks and recognition to every submitting artist for making a difference in the world. Tracks 11 and12were by invitation of the producer. The fragile beauty of the natural world has always been a source of musical inspiration. Today, the urgent need to protect the environment is prompting a wealth of passionate new songs. “Songs for a Better Planet” is a new international compilation album that directs all sales proceeds to Earth Day Canada, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the state of the environment by empowering and helping Canadians to take positive environmental action.

 “Songs for a Better Planet” consists of twelve new songs, selected from hundreds submitted for the project, written by independent music artists who make compelling personal statements in support of the earth. Blues, folk, jazz, country, roots and rock influences can be heard throughout this contemporary acoustic-focused record. A wide range of artists are represented from three Canadian provinces and five U.S. states. Although the musicians all present highly individual songs, “Songs for a Better Planet” is a unified project that reflects the diversity of voices in today’s earth-conscious community

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Oct 01 2004

Peace Songs For A Better World – Vol 1

Peace Songs for a Better World is an anthology of original songs with themes of peace. Tracks 1 – 10 on this CD have been selected for their excellence, among the hundreds of submissions we received from all over the globe. Proceeds donated to New Songs for Peace.

 

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Jun 14 2003

Protest Songs For A Better World

Another anthology of original songs with themes for an improved earth. All tracks have been selected for their excellence, among the hundreds of submissions we received from all over the globe.


Protest Songs For a Better World is an anthology of original songs with themes for an Improved Earth. Tracks 1 – 12 on this CD have been selected for their excellence, among the hundreds of submissions we received from all over the globe. We express our sincere thanks and recognition to every submitting artist for making a difference in the world. Other tracks were by invitation of the producer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14 2003

Songs For A Better Planet

Songs for a Better Planet is an anthology of original songs with themes for an Improved Earth.

 

Tracks 1 – 10 on this CD have been selected for their excellence, among the hundreds of submissions we received from all over the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

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