ORGAN THING: Idles are to auction the art from their recent pop up exhibitions in London, New York and Paris with money going to the Samaritans…

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Following pop-up exhibitions in London, New York and Paris, Idles announce today their plans to auction off all the artwork to raise money for Samaritans. The band’s latest single, of the same name and inspired by the charity of course The auction will be live from 09:00 GMT on Friday 7th December here. The band will be staggering end times of auctions every 15 minutes from 18:00 GMT on Sunday 9th December. The London exhibition happened in Late August, the show was covered here on these fractured Organ pages – ORGAN THING: Joy As An Act Of Resistance, Idles in an old East London garage, not just another art show, an art show and a band who feel right in so so many ways…

The auction can be viewed here

“We are really delighted and grateful that IDLES are auctioning this fantastic artwork, inspired by the Samaritans track, to support the service our volunteers provide for people. Hopefully it will raise awareness of what Samaritans does, and encourage people to look after their own well-being and that of their friends and family, as well as helping Samaritans to be there for people when they need it.” Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland

People will be able to bid on the following work:

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‘Colossus’ by Nigel Talbot
‘Never Fight a Man with a Perm’ by Robin Stewart
‘I’m Scum’ by Joe Talbot
‘Danny Nedelko’ by Tao Lashley-Burnley
‘Love Song’ by Elizabeth Cater
‘June’ by Elizabeth Cater and Joe Talbot
‘Samaritans’ by Joe Talbot
‘Television’ by Tao Lashley-Burnley
‘Great’ by Ed Barrett
‘Gram Rock’ by Orlando Weeks
‘Cry to Me’ by Huw Good
‘Rottweiler’ by Tao Lashley-Burnley
‘AAlcohol’ by Joe Talbot
‘I Dream Guillotine’ by Chris Nicholls
‘Mercedes Marxist’ by Russel Oliver
Idles Centrefold by Tom Ham
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Previous Organ coverage of Idles 

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And Idle and a father and artist Nigel Talbot

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