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SONGS FOR THE CURE ’11 Battles Cancer with Minecraft, Super Meat Boy, Deus Ex composers and Overclocked ReMix stars

Over forty artists have come together to raise money for the American Cancer Society and aim to raise $10,000 by April 29, 2011.

Cincinnati, OH, March 16th, 2011. – Songs for the Cure will release its 2011 compilation, Songs for the Cure ’11 on March 29th, 2011 and forward 100% of all donations and profits to the American Cancer Society. The album will feature music from over forty (40) diverse artists, including Minecraft’s C418, Super Meat Boy’s Danny Baranowsky, and Deus Ex’s Alexander Brandon. Joining them are popular composers from the game music community including IGF Excellence in Audio nominee Mattias Häggström Gerdt (Cobalt), Wilbert Roget, II (Monkey Island 2), Jimmy “Big Giant Circles” Hinson (Mass Effect 2), Alec Holowka (Aquaria), Chris Geehan (Bitejacker, A.R.E.S.), Disasterpeace (Fez), Josh Whelchel (The Spirit Engine 2). Popular remixers and performing artists like A_Rival (8-Bit Pimp), djpretzel (Overclocked ReMix), Inverse Phase (Super Smash Land), Joshua Morse (Bad Dudes) and will join them behind a very long list of talented musicians. A full artist list can be found at www.cancerdrive.org/artists.

Songs for the Cure ’11 will be comprised of THREE (3) albums that will be available separately ($5 ea.) or together in a package ($10 for FLAC/MP3 or $20 for CDs). Preorders are currently being accepted to receive the entire package for a $10 donation (or $15 for physical). Donations are currently being accepted at www.cancerdrive.org/donate. The albums will be available on BANDCAMP, iTunes, AmazonMP3, CDBaby and other major distributers on March 29th, 2011. Currently, Songs for the Cure ’11 has raised $1,400.

There is currently a public video trailer with audio previews available on YouTube at

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