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SINGLE ARTWORK BY ANGELA PILGRIM

PRE-ORDER OF VINYL BOX SET UP NOW AT 7INCHESFORPLANNEDPARENTHOOD.COM

MORE SINGLES & FULL DIGITAL ALBUM IN THE COMING WEEKS

7” Vinyl Series Features Contributions from Björk, Common, Foo Fighters, John Legend,  Margaret Atwood, Nico Muhly, Shepard Fairey & More

May 127 Inches for Planned Parenthood is excited to share the third single from the forthcoming vinyl box set/digital stream with today’s release of Estelle’s previously unreleased song “Woman’s World”. On the poignant anthem,  the British songstress sings, “And a world without a woman/ Is a place you don’t wanna be/ If love is a war and she's your soldier/  Ain’t nowhere else you should wanna be.” You can stream/buy the track now at Apple MusiciTunes, and Spotify. Visit www.7inchesforplannedparenthood.com for more info.

Estelle talked to Huffington Post Black Voices about her contribution to the project, saying, “Every single time I’ve heard a song about women holding something down or being powerful, it’s a slow ballad. I wanted to make this powerful, make it push, make it go. We’re not asking to run the world ― we run it.” On Planned Parenthood, she continues, “The headlines are wrong, as far as ‘all they do is give abortions’ are wrong. It’s not just that. Planned Parenthood offers basic rights to healthcare that we should all have as women. Because guess what? If there was no us ― there’d be no them.” Read the full interview here.

New Jersey-based artist Angela Pilgrim provided the stunning cover art.

Last month, members of the creative community announced 7-inches for Planned Parenthood, a curated series of 7-inch vinyl records and digital downloads to benefit Planned Parenthood. The project comprises contributions from acclaimed creative minds who stand with Planned Parenthood and its patients (see below for a full list of participants).

Watch CHVRCHES’ Kristen Stewart-directed video for Down Side Of Me (Live)”,  Stream/ Buy at Apple Music,  iTunes and Spotify.

Steam/Buy the unreleased live version Elliott Smith’s “Pretty (Ugly Before)”, live at Largo in Los Angeles:  Apple MusiciTunes and Spotify.

The entire 7-inches for Planned Parenthood vinyl boxset is available now for pre-order at 7inchesforplannedparenthood.com with a target of early Fall for delivery. Each single will include a unique piece of artwork accompanying two sides of unique music, comedy or spoken word, many of which are given to Planned Parenthood, which provides reproductive health care to 2.5 million women, men, and young people each year.

The creative collective behind 7-inches for Planned Parenthood states:

Lawmakers with extreme views are working hard to shut down Planned Parenthood. If they succeed, millions of Americans will lose access to basic health services, including STD testing and treatment, birth control, and life-saving cancer screenings.

7-inches for Planned Parenthood is a response to this threat. This curated series of 7-inch vinyl records is being made by a group of people who believe that access to health care is a public good that should be fiercely protected. Do we know there’s a joke in the name? We do. We hope the title evokes the rich history of 7-inch vinyl records as a medium for protest music and resistance.

Planned Parenthood will receive 100% of the proceeds from the sale of this 7-inch box set and streaming listens.  We see this initiative as the start of something bigger, and hope it will inspire both contributors and listeners to continue to seek out ways to stand with Planned Parenthood and other institutions that are so vital to us all.

In addition to supporting 7-inches for Planned Parenthood, people can also visit IStandWithPP.org to find ways to get involved locally, contact their Senator and urge them to stand with Planned Parenthood, show their support for Planned Parenthood on social media using the hashtag #IStandWithPP,  and share how Planned Parenthood has helped you.

Website: 7inchesforplannedparenthood.com

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“We’re incredibly grateful to have the support of so many artists and entertainers, many of whom have themselves relied on us for health care,” said Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. “Planned Parenthood has been around for 100 years, and one in five women in America have turned to us for care.  Planned Parenthood has stood defiantly in the face of opposition for a century, and we’re not backing down now. ”

 

Contributors to 7-inches for Planned Parenthood include:

Record Contributors

Aparna Nancherla

Björk (rearranged and remixed by Arca)

Bon Iver

Bryce Dessner

Chvrches (with film clip directed by Kristen Stewart)

Common

Dr. Willie Parker

Dream Hampton

Elliott Smith

Estelle

Feist

Foo Fighters

Heather McGhee

Helado Negro

Janeane Garofalo

Jenny Slate

John Legend

Jon Brion

Laurie Anderson

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Cho

Mary J Blige

Mary Lattimore

Matt Berninger

Meg Baird

Walt Martin

Mitski

Nico Muhly

Pete Holmes

Sarah Silverman

Sharon Van Etten

Sleater-Kinney

St. Vincent

Tig Notaro

Walter Martin

Zach Galifianakis

 

Visual Contributors

Angela Pilgrim

Azar Kazimir
Domonique Echeverria
Hisham Akira Bharoocha
Jacqui Oakley
James Merry
Mark Fox
Megan Tatem
Molly Schiot
Penelope Gazin
Rashid Johnson
Shepard Fairey
William Villalongo
 

More About 7-inches for Planned Parenthood

The 7-inches Collective is a group of music industry professionals working in collaboration with Planned Parenthood Federation of America to bring forth 7-inches for Planned Parenthood.  All artists have donated their work to this project, and an advisory committee of individuals and organizations have contributed their time and effort to bring 7-inches for Planned Parenthood to life.

More About Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is the nation’s leading provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people, as well as the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With approximately 650 health centers across the country, Planned Parenthood organizations serve all patients with care and compassion, with respect and without judgment. Through health centers, programs in schools and communities, and online resources, Planned Parenthood is a trusted source of reliable health information that allows people to make informed health decisions. We do all this because we care passionately about helping people lead healthier lives.

For more information or artists inquiries contact:

Dana Erickson | Grandstand Media | danae@grandstandhq.com

Kate Jackson | Grandstand Media |  katej@grandstandhq.com

For Planned Parenthood requests contact:

Planned Parenthood media office | media.office@ppfa.org

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