iTunes launches ‘Songs for PH’ album for Yolanda relief

Ira Agting

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Proceeds from downloads of the album worth $9.99 go to relief efforts by the Philippine Red Cross

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MANILA, Philippines – Top international musicians lend their voices to help survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) through “Songs for the Philippines,” a 39-track compilation available for download on iTunes.

The anthology features the biggest names in the music industry mainly Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Adele, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, and Madonna, as well as famous bands U2, The Beatles, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Fray, Linkin Park, Imagine Dragons, and Kings of Leon, among others.

Also part of the collection are Justin Bieber, One Direction, and Alicia Keys, who earlier joined relief campaigns for the Philippines.

Bieber used grafitti to gather donations, One Direction joined a telethon, and Keys personally distributed supplies to survivors at the Villamor Air Base before her concert Monday, November 25.

Bruno Mars, Jessica Sanchez, Apl.De.Ap, and Enrique Iglesias – musicians with Filipino lineage – also joined the effort.

Super Typhoon Yolanda left over 5,000 casualties and billions worth of destruction after it ravaged provinces in the Visayas on November 8.

Proceeds from downloads of the album worth $9.99 go to relief efforts by the Philippine Red Cross.


The track listing is as follows:

1. The Beatles – “Across The Universe” (UMG)
2. Bob Dylan – “Shelter From The Storm” (SME)
3. Michael Buble – “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You” (WMG
4. U2 – “In A Little While” (UMG)
5. Bruno Mars – “Count On Me” (WMG)
6. Beyonce – “I Was Here” (SME)
7. Eminem – “Stan” (Live from BBC Radio 1) (UMG)
8. Cher – “Sirens” (WMG)
9. Adele – “Make you Feel My Love” (SME)
10. Katy Perry – “Unconditionally” (Johnson Somerset Remix) (UMG)
11. One Direction – “Best Song Ever” (SME)
12. Fun – “Carry On” (WMG)
13. Lady Gaga – “Born This Way” (The Country Road version) (UMG)
14. Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors” (SME)
15. Justin Bieber – “I Would” (acoustic version) (UMG)
16. Alicia Keys – “New Day” (SME)
17. Imagine Dragons – “30 Lives” (UMG)
18. Madonna – “Like A Prayer” (WMG)
19. Pink – “Sober” (SME)
20. Kylie Minogue – “I Believe In You” (WMG)
21. Enrique Iglesias – “Hero” (UMG)
22. Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Factory Of Faith (WMG)
23. Linkin Park – “Roads Untraveled” (WMG)
24. Kings Of Leon – “Use Somebody” (SME)
25. Muse – “Explorers” (WMG)
26. Lorde – “The Love Club” (UMG)
27. Josh Groban – “Brave” (WMG)
28. Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger” (SME)
29. Paolo Nutini – “Simple Things”
30. Ellie Goulding – “I Know You Care” (UMG)
31. James Blunt – “Carry You Home” (WMG)
32. Pitbull feat. Christina Aguilera – “Feel This Moment” (SME)
33. Earth, Wind and Fire – “Sign On” (SME)
34. Apl.De.App – “Going Out” feat Damian Leroy (UMG)
35. Sara Bareilles – “Brave” (SME)
36. Jessica Sanchez – “Lead Me Home” (UMG)
37. Lily Allen – “Smile” (WMG)
38. The Fray – “Love Don’t Die” (SME)
39. The Beatles – “Let It Be” (UMG)

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