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Listen‐in to Lenovo and Tunes for Change.org for a Worthy Cause

   

Unique Australian compilation album released in support of World Vision Australia
Sydney, Australia – X February 2012 ‐ Lenovo is calling on all Australians to listen‐in for a good cause through its partnership with Tunes for Change.org. Lenovo is partnering with Tunes for Change to release exclusive compilation albums featuring music from high profile and emerging Australian
artists, with all proceeds going to charity.


Tunes for Change.org works with Australian musicians to compile four unique albums a year, which are available for download at Tunes For Change for a donation of $5 or more. At the end of the download period, Tunes for Change donates 100 percent of its profits to a pre‐selected charitable organisation.

Tunes for Change, in partnership with Lenovo, today announced the next Tunes for Change album,which will feature exclusive and never‐before‐released recordings from Triple J’s ‘Hottest 100’ The Jezabels, Gotye, Washington, Architecture in Helsinki, Seeker Lover Keeper, Ladyhawke, Gossling and San Cisco. All profits from the sale of the album will go to World Vision Australia.

“Tunes for Change is a unique concept which works on the premise that music evokes social connection,” said Richard Wilson, Founder and Managing Director, Tunes for Change.org. “We aim to channel this connection towards a good cause to help generate social change.”

 “We are thrilled to be working with Lenovo to help raise money and awareness for World Vision Australia,” Wilson continued. “Lenovo is helping Tunes for Change achieve its mission of exposing Australia’s emerging, independent artists whilst also raising funds and awareness for a fantastic cause.”

“Tunes For Change is a fantastic and original concept. World Vision Australia is extremely grateful to be benefiting from its partnership with Lenovo, and thrilled that some of the nation’s most talented musicians are involved,” said Tim Costello, CEO, World Vision Australia.

“Lenovo is pleased to be supporting World Vision Australia, an organisation that engages people to eliminate poverty and its causes. It aims to provide relief and development overseas and in Australia to help save lives and build sustainable communities,” said Alan Munro, Managing Director and Vice President, Lenovo Australia and New Zealand. “Through this partnership with Tunes for Change we are simply asking people to enjoy fantastic new Australian music to benefit a great cause.”

more information, visit www.tunesforchange.org to learn how to download, donate and see how
you make a difference one album at a time.

About Tunes for Change.org.
The purpose of Tunes for Change is to raise funds through music and donate to specific charitable purposes and organisations ‐ pre‐selected for each album ‐ to create and maintain a new exposure/promotion platform for emerging independent and exceptional Australian Artists.

About World Vision Australia
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

About Lenovo
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $US21 billion personal technology company serving customers in more than 160 countries, and the world’s second‐largest PC vendor. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly‐efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops,and markets reliable, high‐quality, secure and easy‐to‐use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think‐branded commercial PCs and Ide‐branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo has major research centres in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.au