Members of L.A.’s film music elite mingled with weather-beaten eco-warrior sailors and neo Edwardian fashionistas amid costumes from Baz Luhrmann’s
There are many layers to Spevack's Coldwater Project, but in a nutshell, it's a collection of 13 songs, each with accompanying short film, charity affiliate and brand sponsor. It's a novel way to approach an album release but one that reflects the do-it-yourself, collaborative-yet-individualized spirit of our times.
“The lesson of this entire album is to just be yourself,” explained Spevack, wearing a powder pink
Guests included director James Eckhart (brother of Aaron), visual effects guru Nick Brooks (
The first song from the collection is "The
LUSH cosmetics created a mermaid-shaped bath bomb (ingredients include sea salt and seaweed) especially for the project, and every time a fan purchases a bath bomb or pays $2 to download the song and film, all proceeds will go toward the charity Sea Shepherd, which works to protect marine life." *
Purchase the song, film and LUSH bath bomb on May 13 at www.Ilovestrings.com.
* A previous version of this post incorrectly described Sea Shepherd's current mission.