All funds raised by the One Love Covid-19 Relief Auction – named after the classic song by Island signee Bob Marley – will go to NHS Charities Together in the UK and Feeding America in the US.
The label, which was founded by Chris Blackwell in 1959, is also offering the chance to stay at Blackwell’s five-star hotel, Strawberry Hill, in Jamaica’s Blue Mountains.
Signed lyrics to U2’s ‘Where the Streets Have No Name’ will form part of a ‘Joshua Tree’ box set, while Annie Lennox will also offer handwriten lyrics to Eurythmics’ Sweet Dreams.
— Island Records (@islandrecordsuk) May 14, 2020
Mumford & Sons are also offering a personal banjo lesson with signed banjo, and Jon Bon Jovi will provide handwritten lyrics to ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ and ‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’.
Other itesms include an online guitar and synth class from Portishead’s Adrian Utley and Geoff Barrow’s Technics decks used at the time of the band’s debut album, ‘Dummy’.
The likes of Shawn Mendes, Ben Howard, OneRepublic and Bombay Bicycle Club are also offering up prizes.
Private concerts are also on offer from Dermot Kennedy and Jamie Cullum, as well as a private tour of Abbey Road.
You can view all lots from the auction here.