Posted in music on September 24, 2008

STevie Wonder

"Inspired by the grassroots movement created by Barack Obama's historic presidential run and his call for the change Americans need, artists supporting Barack Obama teamed up to create a new CD that taps into the campaign's universal themes of hope, unity and change. The disc, titled Yes We Can: Voices of a Grassroots Movement, includes a collection of artists from across genres, including such renowned performers as Stevie Wonder, Sheryl Crow, John Mayer, Adam Levine from Maroon 5 and John Legend. Through their musical contributions, the artists seek to mobilize voters in the final stretch before the November election. Many of the artists involved will also be volunteering their time to promote voter registration."
Coming soon: a blog post by Kanye West asking why he wasn't mentioned in that official CD description paragraph and a CD by the McCain camp that gets a higher Pitchfork rating than Obama.

Stream Obama clips HERE. See the mostly-uninteresting tracklist below...

STevie Wonder

1. Eternity - Lionel Richie
2. Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
3. Waiting On The World To Change - John Mayer
4. American Prayer - Dave Stewart
5. Battle Cry - Shontelle
6. Make It Better - Los Lonely Boys
7. Pride In The Name Of Love - John Legend
8. I Have A Dream - BeBe Winans
9. Am I All Alone - Suai
10. One Is The Magic # - Jill Scott
11. Love & Hope - Ozomatli
12. Looking East - Jackson Browne
13. Out of Our heads - Sheryl Crow
14. Promised Land - Malik Yusef with Kanye West and Adam Levine of Maroon 5
15. Hold On - Yolanda Adams
16. America The Beautiful - Keb' Mo'
17. America - Ken Stacey
18. Wide River - Buddy Miller

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Comments (20)

No Vivian Girls? I'm shocked!

Posted by GOPster | September 24, 2008 10:36 AM

McCain is gonna win.....

You guy's ready for the upcoming DEPRESSION?

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 10:39 AM

Not only no Vivian Girls, no High Places!

Pfork recommends more than just you, Senator Obama.

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 10:48 AM

i just puked on my keyboard.

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 10:54 AM

MGMT missing? this is a FUCKING TRAVISTY!!!!!!! Doesn't someone from the campaign READ THIS FUCKING SITE??????? fuck, fuck, fuck.

what time does Daft Punk go on?

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 11:06 AM

What? No love for Luke & 2Live?

Posted by Big Perm | September 24, 2008 11:07 AM

The Dave Stewart song might be the worst song I have ever heard, seriously.

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 11:09 AM

Los Lonely Boys RULE!!


Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 11:17 AM

This song is on the explicit version...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=T36xZTeMmd0&feature=related

Posted by Sly Fox | September 24, 2008 11:24 AM

I know it's kind of obvious, but to be fair, an "interesting" playlist would cater mostly to people with more niche tastes and people who are probably well read and well informed enough to know to vote for Obama. This CD seems to be geared toward people who don't know better and need motivating. Those kind of people tend to have more mainstream/undiscerning tastes in recorded music.

Posted by Nick Scholl | September 24, 2008 11:57 AM

jesus christ, nick scholl- can you be any more of a snob? no wonder you fell for obama and that ilk...
so who will you be protesting against next year when the economy has fully tanked and we got 2 wars going nowhere?

btw,
where can i find some decent arugula in brooklyn?

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 12:15 PM

Yeah Nick... being intelligent and having good taste means being a snob.
Hey anonymous 12:15... where can I get regular lettuce like McCain eats? McCain is such a "regular" guy!
Down with intellectuals... I like my leaders to be dumbasses like me!

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 12:39 PM

you can find regular lettuce on the mooseburger i'm whoofing down-

no, mccain's not a regular guy- he's a politician, you know, like obama
only enough people don't hate obama enough this year to admit that, gulp, he IS a politician, but give it time

having good taste in music is great, just keep it to yrself and don't rail against those who don't share yr same likes and dislikes in music-
who died and made you anything at all

it's people like you, 12:39, that want to dumb debates like these down to good/bad or black/white-
i can only breathe in the gray areas. you take the bait of the argument just like yr supposed to-
predictable and undistinguishable
(just like in yr politics)

"I like my leaders to be dumbasses like me!"
as long as you can admit it

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 12:50 PM

Lionel Richie gets first? Damn! Obama, you are EASY like SUNDAY MORNING!

I haven't heard of half these artists! I'm so out of touch with the olds!

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 1:01 PM

it is good or bad... McCain= evil (bad), Obama=civilized, rational (good)

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 1:17 PM

McCain & his wife own 7 houses & 13 cars...

Cindy McCain wore a $300,000 dress to the Republican convention where they all were proclaiming themselves to be regular guys & Obama to be an elitist ...even the former mayor of New York City Rudy Fuckin' Giuliani (speaking of wearing dresses !) made a joke about Obama being too cosmopolitan..... The "people" must keep on buying these stupid notion's because the GOP keeps serving them up...
People voted for Bush because he sold himself off like a "regular guy" , when really he was a New Englander that went to Yale....
I would like to think that intelligence and worldliness would be two very needed traits for the leader of the free world !!!
but i digress...

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 3:29 PM

But have you seen the cost of arugala at Whole Foods lately?

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 3:54 PM

Yeah, Good luck to McCain's daughter on getting any/all of those artists to license their music for a pro-McCain CD - so what if she's listening to some decent music!?!

Posted by Mark | September 24, 2008 3:57 PM

So, on Meh-lection Day, do I vote for Meh-Cain or Oba-meh?

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2008 9:13 PM

Buddy Miller is a badass! His record "Universal United House of Prayer" is stellar.

Posted by Andrew | September 26, 2008 10:14 AM

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