Hard Rock Launches U2 Signature Series
The world's top artists and bands have collaborated with Hard Rock International for more than two decades as part of the brand's acclaimed Signature Series program, helping to raise millions for a variety of worthy endeavors globally. Hard Rock is proud to launch its U2 Signature Series: Edition 30 T-shirt in support of human rights around the globe. Through a partnership between EDUN LIVE and Hard Rock, the limited-edition shirt is now available in stores and online, with 15% of the retail price benefitting Amnesty International in support of the organization's human rights campaigning efforts worldwide.
"I hope this T-shirt generates loads of cash for Amnesty International and their tireless work towards the release of prisoners of conscience all around the world," said The Edge of U2. "Plus there's a guitar on it - so it's a win-win as far as I'm concerned."
Hard Rock's U2 Signature Series: Edition 30 T-shirt ($26) features an image of an electric guitar with angel wings, emblazoned with the words "JUSTICE," "HUMANITY" and "EQUALITY." A barbed wire is seen wrapped around the neck of the guitar. The back of the T-shirt bears the signatures of each member of U2, including singer Bono, guitarist The Edge, bassist Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen, Jr.
"We are thrilled that U2, Hard Rock and EDUN have generously offered to support Amnesty International in this high-profile way," said Thomas Schultz-Jagow, Campaigns & Communications Director, Amnesty International. "We have a history of working with all three, and The Combined power of us all coming together on this project will make a huge difference by raising awareness of our human rights work around the world."
"We are proud to support Amnesty International and aid in the fight for human rights worldwide through the Signature Series program," said Annie Balliro, Senior Director of Brand Philanthropy, Hard Rock International. "Hard Rock is honored to have U2, legendary musicians and dedicated activists, join with us to raise funds and awareness for such an important organization."
The new T-shirt is available in Hard Rock Cafes and Hotels and Casinos worldwide and online at hardrock.com. The U2 Signature Series T-shirt is printed on a navy blue EDUN LIVE T-shirt made from 100% African cotton and is available in men's sizes.