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Now BinWeevils.com gets snapped up by Sony Music

New album set to debut at Easter; four tracks to feature lyrics penned by kids.
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Digital social world, BinWeevils.com has teamed up with Sony Music to launch its debut album.

The partnership will see the arrival of Bin Tunes on April 1st. It will be available to pre-order from Amazon and other retailers. Tracks will include The Great Bin Weevils, So Much Better with Two and Splosh the Dosh.

BinWeevils.com offers its fan base of 20 million registered users the unique opportunity to pen the lyrics of four tracks on the album. As well as earning a song-writing credit, four lucky winners get to spend a day at a London studio with a top music producer. Over 35,000 lyrics were submitted.

In addition, eight children have also been chosen to sing on the album, while the cover has also been voted for y fans.

"We're thrilled to collaborate with music giant Sony Music to create an album which reflects the spirit of BinWeevils.com, by inviting kids to contribute so substantially to its content," said Amelia Johnson, co-founder of BinWeevils.com. "We wanted this to be an album by kids for kids, so it's fantastic that we've been able to empower them with a say in so many aspects.

"The album lyrics competition in particular has generated huge anticipation, and the standard of entry was incredibly high. Kids know their peers have written lyrics about some of their favourite characters, and there is a tremendous sense of pride that they've been given such a significant voice."

Phil Savill, director of Sony CMG Marketing, added: "We have received an astonishing number of entries to the competition, proving both that music plays a very important part in the lives of the young and that they are clearly fanatical about BinWeevils.com."

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