With the recent tragedy in Boston, local musician, record label and recording studio owner Michael Abiuso decided to put together a fundraiser in order to assist those affected by the Boston incident.
Michael (formerly of The Gay Blades and currently of The Venetia Fair) altered the lyrics to The Gay Blades’ Shake the Graves, recorded a cover of it and is selling it at
All proceeds are going to The One Fund Boston organization (onefundboston.org)
“I’ve been feeling awful about the tragic events that recently took place here in Boston. This morning as soon as I woke up I decided spur of the moment that I was going to do something to help out. I really don’t have much to offer other than different forms of art. I chose my favorite song, which just so happened to have been written by two of my best friends (Shake the Graves by James/Clark and Quinn/Puppy of The Gay Blades) and did
my interpretation of it to dedicate to those affected by the devastating Boston event. My main goal was to keep everything very natural and spontaneous to remain sincere to the subject. I revamped the lyrics, recorded two full takes of the song mistakes and all and chose one to run with. If you are able to join us in this opportunity to help those in need feel free to purchase and download this track.
All proceeds go to The One Fund onefundboston.org) “ – Mike Abiuso
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The song and info can be found : http://switchbitchrecords.bandcamp.com/track/shake-the-graves-the-gay-blades-cover