Jul 3, 2007

Help Needed!

I shall keep this at the top of my other posts until August or after we've received enough information of how to go about this. Please scroll down to read new posts. Thank you!

Calling the attention of contemporary christian music lovers, choirmasters / choirmistress, choir members, and anybody who simply sings or performs for the church! (You still can read this post even if you're not those mentioned above! *chuckled*)

We the Youth Ministry of Blessed Sacrament Parish of the Kuching Archdiocese need a little help to obtain approval and permission of copyright for the reproduction of some contemporary christian praise and worship songs (listed below).

To keep the long story short, here are some details of the purpose for reproducing the songs:
  • For what? Fund-raising.

  • What are we going to use the money for? To build extra classrooms as there have been limited spaces to accommodate the children who come to Blessed Sacrament Parish for Catechism class.

  • What exactly are we going to do? The youths will produce a recording of a compilation of songs (listed below), the album / CD will be sold locally and the money of the sales will go to the building of classes.

  • Okay. Then what kind of help do we need? We've been trying to contact the producers and the recording/publishing companies but are in vain. We did send emails to some of the companies, but they either never replied us or asked us to contact another office without giving us the person-in-charge, the email and business addresses and the phone numbers. So if anyone of you know who exactly we can get hold of for this matter, please kindly let us know, and don't forget to leave us their Names, E-mail address, contact numbers, and/or Mailing addresses.

  • We accept feedbacks, suggestions and advice of how to go about with this, which you can send directly to Stella S., our youth leader at stellvic05[at]gmail[dot]com or you can leave your messages in the combox below.

Listed here are the songs we will be reproducing (the links will bring you to the lyrics/streaming):
  1. You Are My King (Amazing Love)
    Words & Music by Billy James Foote; Administered by EMI Christian Music Publishing

  2. Be Still My Soul
    Words & Music by Kim Noblitt, Integrity's Hosanna Music

  3. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy in Song

  4. I Could Sing of Your Love Forever
    Music & Words by Martin Smith; Administered by EMI Christian Music Group

  5. When I Look Into Your Holiness
    Words & Music by Wayne & Cathy Perrin; Administered by Integrity Music

  6. Only By Grace
    Integrity's Hosanna Music

  7. Power of Your Love
    Words & Music by Geoff Bullock; Administered by Maranatha Music

  8. Still
    Words & Music by Reuben Morgan

  9. Think About His Love
    Words & Music by Walt Harrah; Administered by Integrity Music

  10. We Remember

  11. Kau Yang Terindah
    (Produced in Indonesia)

Please if you do know something, someone who knows how to go about this and has actually done this before (applying for copyright permission), kindly let me and my friend, Stella know. I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for any kind of help you would render.
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