Pop music heavy hitters set up Red Cross Relief auctions for Japan

Many huge names on EMI’s musical roster, including such stars as Coldplay, Norah Jones, Katy Perry, Gorillaz, Iron Maiden, the Beach Boys, David Guetta, Lady Antebellum, the Chemical Brothers, Depeche Mode, 30 Seconds to Mars, Daft Punk, Keith Urban and the Beatles donated items to a Red Cross relief benefit auction.

As the LA Times Music Blog reports, Items up for grabs include Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin’s jacket from the 2010 “Viva La Vida” world tour, a pair of vintage speakers from Abbey Road’s famous Studio 3, the Beastie Boys’ Japanese MTV award and a signed limited-edition lithographic Depeche Mode print.

Read the whole article there for more info, and visit the auction’s page on eBay to see the lengthy list of items for sale. The prices are all in British pounds, so spread the word to your friends if you can’t afford any of these yourself.

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