With BRIT Rock icon http://freshnessmag.com/2010/10/04/converse-music-collaboration-bernard-sumner-video/” target=”_blank”>Bernard Sumner leading the way, footwear label http://converse.com” target=”_blank”>CONVERSE along with 15 influential musical talents, celebrate the legacy and vibrancy of England’s music. Starting now, fans can download, for http://converseblog.com/uk/music/” target=”_blank”>FREE, the first of 2 original songs, http://converseblog.com/uk/music/” target=”_self”>Didn’t Know What Love Was, performed by Bernard Sumner (New Order, Joy Division), Alexis Taylor and Joe Goddard of the band http://hotchip.co.uk” target=”_blank”>Hot Chip and DJ duo of http://myspace.com/hotcitybass” target=”_blank”>Hot City. As part of the project, CONVERSE created a chain link image of the 15 artists involved, starting:
Paloma Faith | Bill Ryder-Jones | Michael Hibbert | Graham Coxon | Mez from The Heat | Hudson Mohawke | Tigs from Chew Lips | Tom Hudson from Pulled Apart by Horses | Alexis Taylor from Hot Chip | Bernard Sumner | Joe Goodard form Hot Chip | Benz from Hot City | DJ Haus from Hot City | Laura-Mary Cart form Blood Red Shoes | Lewis Bowman from Chapel Club
Part of CONVERSE’s year-long Connectivity campaign, the commemoration is not merely about the musicians or music scene as a whole, but about the emotional attachments we all have with music, from our first kiss, break-ups… the times of exhilaration and moments of utter defeats. Part 2 of the project will be release during January of next year.