Trans World Entertainment to be Exclusive Retailer For Charity Phish Tribute CD

ALBANY, N.Y., July 16 /PRNewswire/ — On July 17th, “Sharin’ in the
Groove: The Music of Phish” double-disc charity album will be released and
Trans World Entertainment (Nasdaq: TWMC) will be the exclusive retailer. A
proceed of the profits from the sale of this CD from FYE, Strawberries, and
Coconuts stores will be donated to the Mockingbird Foundation, a charity for
music education.

FYE is excited to be the official retailer of this CD, which features 23
contributing acts and 143 musicians that represent stylistic influences on
Phish. Among these musicians are Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews, the Wailers
and Little Feat as well as members from well-known bands such as Jefferson
Airplane, Talking Heads, and Los Lobos. This double-disc CD is organized to
be like a live Phish show including two sets and an encore.

“I am delighted that we are to be the sole retailer for this worthy and
very cool project,” said Mark Hudson, Rock/Alternative Buyer for Trans World
Entertainment. “With the band currently on hiatus, Phish fans are hungry for
music, and this is a great value CD for them, as well as for fans of all of
the other artists involved.”

Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of music and
video products. The Company operates retail stores in 46 states, the District
of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico.

SOURCE Trans World Entertainment

CONTACT: Courtney Bresky of Trans World Entertainment, 518-452-1242,
ext. 7121, or 518-452-0511