Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys To Raise Funds For Haiti

Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys To Raise Funds For Haiti

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.



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