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

on April 13, 2012, 12:15pm

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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.

Tracklist:
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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