Hit or Miss... Beat the blues

Unity went behind bars this week to highlight a campaign to reduce the high rate of male suicides among prisoners. Dirty Pretty Things and The Enemy played in London's Pentonville Prison to 89 inmates to highlight the 'Wasted Youth' campaign. It was created to publicise the fact that the most common cause of death for men under 35 is suicide. Media including MTV, the BBC, the Guardian and NME picked up the story. The coverage was all the sweeter when the cost was taken into account - under £2,000.

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