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Listen: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - “Mother”

Appearing on Every Mother Counts Compilation

Apr 13, 2012 Photography by Myles Standish Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
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To lend support for Every Mother Counts, an advocacy organization looking to increase education and support for reducing maternal mortality on a global scale, numerous musical artists have taken part in a special compilation album for the cause. Among names such as Bono, The Edge, Eddie Vedder, Paul Simon, Sting, Beck, Rufus Wainwright, Coldplay, and David Bowie, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros have offered their own track, aptly titled “Mother.” Written by frontman Alex Ebert about his own mom, the track is currently streaming over at Spinner. Every Mother Counts will be sold exclusively at Starbucks from May 1-29. You can view the full tracklist of the work below.

Every Mother Counts:
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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May 1st 2012

Colleen McDermott - This first glimpse has just made me more dsrteeape to see all the wonderful moments of the day.Amazing work capturing intimate glances, cast shadows and interesting details that I wasn’t able to take the time to appreciate during the event wish I could go back and do it all over.Drew and his team are incredibly talented!