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Samsung Mobile competition

content type Press information Mail the editor Posted by Geert Wassink
Monday, January 8th 2007 - 01:03 CET - Comments: 0
O ne UK University will win an exclusive Dirty Pretty Things gig with Samsung Mobile's 'Band On Your Campus' competition. 15 universities are preparing to battle it out to win a free gig by one of the hottest bands of 2006, Dirty Pretty Things, in an exclusive competition “Band On Your Campus” by Samsung Mobile. The race is on between Aston, Bath, Bournemouth, Derby, Exeter, Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire, Keele, Kent, Northumbria, Northampton, Newcastle, Nottingham Trent, UEA and Wolverhampton Universities to bag as many votes as possible through Samsung Mobile’s specially created competition website.
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Samsung competition - Dirty Pretty Things

Voting opens at 00:01hrs on 1st October and closes at 23:59 on 31st October. Dirty Pretty Things will play an exclusive gig at the winning university's student union on Thursday 23rd November. Support at the show will come from Milburn who release their debut album ‘Well Well Well' on the 9th October.

 

Universities - Various promotions

Each university will make as much noise as possible, running various promotions to push their university up the leader board. Voters must respond to a registration email to confirm their votes or they will be void. Students and friends of the university are being asked to drum up as many votes as they can for their campus to win with expected support from local press too. Universities will be supported by their union newspaper, magazine and radio station to get the word out, and get their students voting online. There may even be some celebrity supporters cheering on their old universities!

 

Samsung Mobile competition - Prizes

There are plenty of other prizes up for grabs. The second and third placed universities will win an exclusive set from a renowned DJ to play on campus on a night of their choice creating fantastic odds of 1 in 5 to win a prize! Moreover, anyone that votes online is automatically entered into a draw for a chance to win tickets to forthcoming DPT gigs, beautifully sculpted new X820 phones from Samsung Mobile's Ultra Range, Samsung MP3 players and there's heaps of signed merchandise including signed copies of Dirty Pretty Things acclaimed album ‘Waterloo To Anywhere' and their new live DVD ‘Puffing On A Coffin Nail'.

 

Dirty Pretty Things mobile content

Samsung Mobile is also offering its customers exclusive Dirty Pretty Things mobile content to download for free from the website of Band on your campus. And those lucky enough to go to the gig, will have the chance to access the VIP area and after party, by simply turning up with their Samsung mobile phone.

 

Dirty Pretty Things debut album

Dirty Pretty Things debut album ‘Waterloo To Anywhere' entered the UK Album chart at Number 3 on its release in May of this year. The album includes the Top 5 smash ‘Bang Bang You're Dead' and the Top 20 hit ‘Deadwood.' The band, who earlier this year completed two sold out tours of the UK, have just added a second night at London's Brixton Academy to their forthcoming Christmas tour. The DVD, ‘Puffing On A Coffin Nail', which includes a twelve song set from the bands Kentish Town gig at the Forum filmed in May this year as well as seventeen other live recordings from various locations across the world and a host of exclusive DVD extras is released on October 16th.

 

Band On Your Campus competition

Nick Turner-Samuels - Online Marketing Manager, Samsung Mobile comments "Band On Your Campus was successfully launched last year as our first major live music collaboration and we've taken it to the next level with our plans for this year and thrown in some extra competitions for good measure. Securing Dirty Pretty Things this year shows how committed we are to delivering a high-tempo, kick-ass gig for the winning university - for free!"

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