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Dark Knight Rises composer Hans Zimmer pens song in honor of Aurora shooting victims

See Also: - Neil Diamond donates proceeds from merch sales to Aurora Victim Relief Fund - Reel Big Fish donating proceeds of its Aspen show to victims/families of Aurora shooting - Tim McGraw and other musicians pay tribute to the Aurora shooting victims/families

It's been a week since the Aurora shooting happened and the kind words and gestures of goodwill continue to roll in from various entertainers and musicians. As reported earlier, Neil Diamond revealed plans to donate the proceeds of his merch sales last night to the Aurora Victim Relief fund, and Reel Big Fish likewise pitched in the earnings from its show in Aspen to the Colorado Organization of Victim Assistance.

Earlier today, Dark Knight Rises composer Hans Zimmer revealed on Facebook that he's composed a song titled "Aurora," inspired by the victims, and that he intends to donate 100 percent of the Aurora Victim Relief fund, as well. You can sample of the track at, and then purchase the tune directly with a donation of your choosing from ten cents to $2500.

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