Sunday, March 14, 2010

Young Canadians for Haiti

Yes, it came out a bit late, but here are the Young (Canadian) Artists for Haiti performing their song for Haiti: Wavin' Flag. The song was recorded last month in Vancouver.

Great to see young artists getting into the awareness and hope business for their generation - hopefully they have also donated a lot of money as well. (Proceeds go to War Child Canada, Free The Children, and World Vision.)

I recognized Drake (my kids would be so impressed), Avril Lavigne, Nikki Yanofsky, Justin Bieber, Nelly Furtado and Sam Roberts. That's about it. How many can you identify?

Here's the full list of contributors, according to the Young Artists' Facebook page:
K'naan (who wrote the song), Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sam Roberts, Pierre Bouvier (Simple Plan), Tyler Connolly (Theory Of A Deadman), Kardinal Offishall, Jully Black, Josh Ramsay (Marianas Trench), Jay Malinowski (Bedouin Soundclash), Chin Injeti, Jacob Hoggard (Hedley), Red 1 (Rascalz), Lights, Deryck Whibley (Sum 41), Serena Ryder, Emily Haines (Metric), James Shaw (Metric), Hawksley Workman, Drake, Ima, Elisapie Isaac, Pierre Lapointe, Esthero, Corb Lund, Fefe Dobson, Jim Creeggan (Barenaked Ladies), Tom Cochrane, Kevin Parent, Lamar Ashe, Colin James, Nikki Yanofsky, Suzie McNeil, Stephan Moccio, Aoin Clarke, Kathleen Edwards, Jim Cuddy, Shiloh, Stacey McKitrick, Jessie Farrell, Colin MacDonald, Justin Nozuka, Hayley Sales, Matt Mays, City & Colour, Arkells, Pat Kordyback (Stereos), Dave Faber, Brandon Lehti, The Canadian Tenors, Justin Bieber, Torquil Campbell (Stars), Broken Social Scene.

(Some are not so young...)

Kudos to producer Bob Ezrin, legendary Canadian-born music producer known for his work with Alice Cooper, Kiss and Pink Floyd.

You can order the song from here for $1.29:

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