Ralph’s Life Presents: Rethink Charity CD Launch


Post updated 22 February 2014 – some exciting news – we’re delighted to announce that ‘the rock’n’roll Mayor’ of Camden, Councillor Jonathan Simpson will be presenting the Ralph’s Life cheque to the Rethink Mental Illness fundraising team on the night of the gig.

Have you got your tickets yet? Links are at the bottom of this page.

Asked about the Ralph’s Life project, Paul Jenkins, CEO of Rethink Mental Illness said:

“We are delighted with the efforts of The Fine Line Project and the talented Mike Lindley. One in four people will have a mental health problem at some point in their lives, so this is an issue that affects all of us. For those affected, the stigma and discrimination they face can be worse than the illness itself. We believe one of the best ways to combat stigma is by encouraging people to talk more openly about this important issue. We hope that the CD and the upcoming gig encourage people to talk more openly about their mental health.”

Ralph’s Life CD Launch gig / Proud Camden Mar 2nd / Tickets: 14 bands for £10 + booking fee

Ralph’s Life Charity CD: £12 inc UK delivery

All proceeds to:

Rethink Mental Illness

To find out more about this project and the CD read our previous posts, Ralph’s Life: Donation and Camden Gig News and Our Very First CD, with Ralph’s Life!

Ralph’s Life: Donation and Camden Gig News

Here’s the latest news on the Ralph’s Life fundraising campaign and the forthcoming CD launch.

Ralph’s master, music blogger Mike Lindley is poised to present the first donation cheque to Rethink Mental Illness, a massive £2500, part of the funds raised during the crowdfunding campaign which closed on 3rd January. Our friend Patrick has prepared a swishy presentation version of the cheque which features the names of all the artists and bands that donated tracks to the forthcoming Ralph’s Life CD – 40 acts in total. This whole campaign has also been supported by the fabulous team at Radio Kaos Caribou and countless good people from the music community and beyond, both on and offline. We thank you all again. Take a look at our cheque (click on the image below for a full screen view), which also features Wullae Wright’s cute Ralph artwork.


The cheque will be handed over to Rethink Mental Illness at the forthcoming Proud Camden, London fundraising gig on 2nd March. We’re hoping the local mayor will be present along with some other exciting guests.

Order your tickets today!

The all day gig, which will celebrate the launch of the CD, runs from 12 noon to 12 midnight. The line up includes 12 of the acts that feature on the Ralph’s Life CD:

Twin Hidden
Debs McCoy
Ambrose Chappel
Mono Life
Titors Insignia
The Bedroom Hour
Feral Five
Elia and The Low Tears

with new supporters Ded Rabbit, and local band Sisteray in the headline spot.

We’re pretty sure that Radio Kaos Caribou will be over to record and potentially broadcast the show on the day.

This is certainly going to be an unmissable event, so much talent all on one stage and 14 bands for a mere tenner – a total bargain too – with every penny going to a good cause. Needless to say charity CDs will be for sale at the gig. If you can’t make it to Camden, we’ve posted a link to buy the double album below so, wherever you are, you can still help Ralph and us to raise yet more for this crucial cause. Join us in supporting mental health awareness. All proceeds from the gig and the CD are going to Rethink Mental Illness.

Pre-order Ralph’s Life Charity CD – £12 inc UK delivery.

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