(CelebrityAccess) — Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger announced he’s auctioning off an NFT based on visual digital art featuring “Eazy Sleazy” the new song he co-created with Foo Fighters founder Dave Grohl.
The NFT will be a one-off piece of audio-visual art created by Jagger in collaboration with digital artist Extraweg, is currently up for auction on Nifty Gateway.
According to Jagger, 100% of the proceeds will go to “a few charities” he selected with Grohl. The charities announced include the U.S.-based National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), and two UK organizations, Back Up – the The Technical Entertainment Charity, and the Music Venue Trust.
The artwork features a human figure running in an animated loop, backed by “Eazy Sleazy” a new surprise song Jagger released on Tuesday. The 24-hour auction is live now and bidding has already almost hit $9,000.
The track, which features both artists recording from different locations for the collaboration, hearkens back to another era of rock and features Jagger’s lyrical lamentations on life during lockdown.
“It’s a song that I wrote about coming out of lockdown, with some much-needed optimism. Thanks to Dave Grohl for jumping on drums, bass and guitar. It was a lot of fun working with him,” Jagger said of his new collab with Grohl on Tuesday.