Check Out: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – “Mother”


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    As previously reported, Beck, Coldplay, Eddie Vedder, U2’s Bono and The Edge, and a number of other musicians appear on a new compilation benefiting the organization Every Mother Counts. For their part, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros contributed a new a track called “Mother”, which sprang from a poem Alex Ebert wrote about his mother. You can stream it now at Spinner.

    Every Mother Counts will be available at Starbucks exclusively from May 1-29th, and you can find the tracklist below. The organization is an advocacy and mobilization campaign to increase education and support for maternal mortality reduction globally.

    Bono and the Edge “Original of the Species” (acoustic) *
    Eddie Vedder ” Skipping” *
    Paul Simon and Edie Brickell “Pretty Day” *
    Faith Hill “Wish for You”
    Sade “The Sweetest Gift”
    Lauryn Hill “I Remember”
    Rita Wilson “Baby I’m Yours” *
    Diana Krall “Don’t Fence Me In” *
    Seal “Secret”
    Dave Matthews Band “Sister” (live) *
    Sting “Fragilidad”
    Alanis Morissette “Magical Child” *
    Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros “Mother” *
    David Bowie “Everyone Says ‘Hi’”
    Cedella Marley “Get Up Stand Up” *
    Beck “Corrina, Corrina” *
    Rufus Wainwright “Instead of the Dead” *
    Patti Smith “Somalia” *
    Coldplay “Yellow” (acoustic) *


    * = Unreleased

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