In a press release from Friends Of The Earth— we have learned today that internationally renowned artists have come together to record a song to support the UN Secretary-General’s leadership on climate change.
[x_pullquote cite=”Aaron Sherinian” type=”left”]“When UN member states gather in Paris this December, the voice of everyone, especially the entertainment industry, will help ensure the best outcome possible for a better future for all.”[/x_pullquote]
“Love Song to the Earth” will feature performances by Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, Fergie, Colbie Caillat, Natasha Bedingfield, Leona Lewis, Sean Paul, Johnny Rzeznik, Krewella, Angelique Kidjo (a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador), Kelsea Ballerini, Nicole Scherzinger, Christina Grimmie, Victoria Justice and Q’Orianka Kilcher.
Written by Toby Gad, Natasha Bedingfield, John Shanks and Sean Paul, and produced by Toby Gad and John Shanks, the song is available worldwide now, exclusively on iTunes and Apple Music via Connect.
The track will be available in though all major music distribution outlets from next Friday, September 11th, and the artists, producers and directors of the Love Song project —as well as Apple — will be donating their respective proceeds to Friends of the Earth U.S. and the United Nations Foundation.
In addition to the song’s release, Executive Director Jerry Cope has also produced and co-directed a “lyric video” premiering September 11, which will feature breathtaking film from around the world by award-winning cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg.
Aaron Sherinian, chief communications and marketing officer of the UN Foundation released a statement saying, “When UN member states gather in Paris this December, the voice of everyone, especially the entertainment industry, will help ensure the best outcome possible for a better future for all.”
Here at Rock My World, we urge everyone to purchase the track as of next Friday. With such a worthy cause, how can you not?