Thursday, March 8, 2012

Ed Contributes Track to Every Mother Counts 2012

Starbucks and Model Christy Turlington Burns are teaming up to release Every Mother Counts 2012, the second album to benefit the organization she founded of the same name, and this time it features a friend of ours.  Ed will be contributing a never before heard track called Skipping.  The new collection, available at Starbucks exclusively from May 1st to May 29th to celebrate Mother's Day.

Here's the 2012 tracklist, which features 13 unheard songs:
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) 

Every Mother Counts is an awareness and mobilization campaign to reduce the maternal mortality rate on a global scale.