Donation of Retail Price and Actual Donation of the sales of "We're All Human" and "It Does Get Better" Explained
The single and EP "It Does Get Better" was made using donated time and sponsor money. It is a download, and therefore has no costs associated with producing a physical CD.
So why is the donation rating of the L Project product not 100%? Where is that money going?!
It is a fact that 100% of the proceeds will go directly to our charites, however, in order to gain more exposure for the track we wanted to get the tune into the mainstream chart. To do this the track has to be placed with official download sites like iTunes and Amazon.
Those download websites do not distribute for free, not even for charity songs. Instead they take quite a hefty portion of the sales to cover their 'fees'. What this means is that although you pay one price, the money which is passed on to us is minus thier fee, which can be as high as 30% (as with iTunes). The sad truth is that there is not a lot of money to be made in the sale of a single song, unless the world goes crazy about it. That's why it's important you DO buy the tracka, and share them, and not just listen to them on the youtube channel.
Why is the song listed as different prices across the internet?
Those retails and distribution sites set their own price for the track and EP. All we can do is recommend a retail price (hence RRP).
We also feel the message of this song, is just as important as the money we're raising through the sale of it. And there are other proceeds from the tracks which we hope will make up for that potential 30% loss to the big retailers, such as the royalties which have all been given up and will go, once again to the charities. not to mention all other corresponding merchanside opportunities.
We hope that explains everything to you, but if you still have questions email us.