Bluestack Records and First Fortnight, Ireland’s mental health arts festival, announce a special compilation album aimed to get people talking about mental health as part of this year's Green Ribbon campaign.
There Is A Light features 20 Irish and international acts, including Choice Music Prize nominees O Emperor, Si Schroeder, Windings and Crayonsmith.
The album is available in a variety of digital formats from May 6th.
An exclusive launch gig featuring There is a Light artists will also take place in Whelan’s, Dublin on Thursday May 29th.
Proceeds from sales of the album will go to First Fortnight as part of the Green Ribbon Campaign. Green Ribbon is a social movement to encourage a national conversation about mental health.
There is a Light : Download here
Other acts featured on There Is A Light include Dylan Tighe, The Altered Hours, Sacred Animals, Hidden Highways, Ambience Affair, The Casanova Wave, Christof and Winter Aid and an exclusive new track from SlowPlaceLikeHome. The result is a diverse and unique album comprised of some of Ireland's finest songwriters, musicians and artists who have submitted their works to the project for free.
There is a Light was conceived by Bluestack Records and was made possible by the support of the artists Dylan Tighe, The Altered Hours, O Emperor, Windings, Replete, GRIM, The Great Balloon Race, Band of Clouds, Damh, Crayonsmith, Sacred Animals, Owensie, Hidden Highways, Biggles Flys Again, Ambience Affair, The Casanova, Wave, Slowplacelikehome, Christof, Winter Aid, and Si Schroeder and labels involved - including Out on a Limb, Champion Sounds & TMIAT.
Download There is a Light here.