HEADPHONE COMPANY The House of Marley has launched a headphone line called Marley, with three ranges called Jammin', Freedom, and Destiny.
We think the late Bob Marley would have been impressed by the wordsmiths on the firm's web site, who say the headphones are "more than headphones, these are a statement about the way you live".
The company is so confident of its brand's power that it doesn't even mention the audio specifications of the headphones on its web site.
The headphone line marks the 30 year anniversary of Bob Marley's death, with the hope of spreading his vision of "One Love, One World" through a portion of proceeds from The House of Marley benefiting 1Love.org.
For those keen to get hold of some Marley headphones, they will be available in HMV stores, independent action sports specialist retailers and other leading retailers throughout the UK in early Autumn.
Suggested retail prices range from £19.99 to £249.99, with products for "young gongs" to "conscious connoisseurs".
"Our father shared his vision with our family and his fans through the gift of the messages in his music and it is our mission and responsibility to push the movement forward," said Cedella Marley, Bob Marley's daughter. "The House of Marley and the MARLEY audio products that bear our family name were created to spread our father's music and vision to a new generation."
"We're proud to introduce our collection of MARLEY audio products to the UK. Having designed the products with the Marley family, The House of Marley is devoted to encompassing Bob Marley's vision of hope, unity and peace, through high-quality, sustainable products that offer the ability to give something back," said Simon Bluring, managing director of The House of Marley UK. "Our products will help enable the Marley family to continue Bob Marley's legacy and his endeavour to satisfy your soul." µ
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