New Releases: March 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Here’s a list of the newest cover songs that are hitting the market today. If you see anything missing, feel free to contact me!

Kris AllenLet It Be (The Beatles)

Flogging MollyChildren of the Revolution (T Rex)

Cancer BatsSabotage (Beastie Boys)

moe.Godzilla (Blue Oyster Cult)

Peter Gabriel Heroes (David Bowie), The Boy In The Bubble (Paul Simon), Mirrorball (Elbow), Flume (Bon Iver), Listening Wind (Talking Heads), The Power of the Heart (Lou Reed), My Body is a Cage (Arcade Fire), The Book of Love (The Magnetic Fields), I Think it’s Going To Rain Today (Randy Newman), Apres Moi (Regina Spektor), Philadelphia (Neil Young), & Street Spirit (Fade Out) (Radiohead)

Grace Potter & The NocturnalsWhite Rabbit (Jefferson Airplane)

Mary J. BligeOne (U2)

Crystal BowersoxHand In My Pocket (Alanis Morissette)

Didi BenamiThe Way I Am (Ingrid Michaelson)

Haeley VaughnI Want To Hold Your Hand (The Beatles)

Katelyn EpperlyOh Darling (The Beatles)

Katie StevensFeeling Good (Michael Bublé)

Lacey BrownLandslide (Fleetwood Mac)

Lilly ScottFixing A Hole (The Beatles)

Michelle DelamorFallin’ (Alicia Keys)

Paige MilesAll Right Now (Free)

Siobhan MagnusWicked Game (Chris Isaak)

Ashely RodriguezHappy (Leona Lewis)

Janell WheelerWhat About Love (Heart)

Aaron KellyHere Comes Goodbye (Rascal Flatts)

Alex LambertWonderful World (James Morrison)

Andrew GaricaSugar, We’re Goin’ Down (Fall Out Boy)

Casey JamesHeaven (Bryan Adams)

Jermaine SellersGet Here (Oleta Adams)

John Park God Bless The Child (Traditional)

Lee DewyzeChasing Cars (Snow Patrol)

Michael LyncheThis Love (Maroon 5)

Tim UrbanApologize (One Republic)

Todrick HallSince U Been Gone (Kelly Clarkson)

Joe MunozYou and I Both (Jason Mraz)

Tyler GradyAmerican Woman (Guess Who)

Finally, if you know of a new release that you’d like to see included in CBN’s New Release wall, please visit the Submissions page. You can also find me on Facebook and Twitter.

Video Spotlight: “We Are The World”

February 13, 2010

Last night, the remake of “We Are The World” (which benefits Haiti) premiered during the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

The list of contributors is quite impressive: Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie, Justin Bieber, Nicole Scherzinger, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Nettles, Josh Groban, Tony Bennett, Mary J. Blidge, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Barbra Streisand, Miley Cyrus, Enrique Iglesias, Jamie Foxx, Wyclef Jean, Adam Levine, Pink, BeBe Winans, Usher, Celine Dion, Fergie, Nick Jonas, Toni Braxton, Mary Mary, Isaac Slade, Lil Wayne, Carlos Santana, Akon, T-Pain, LL Cool J,, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Swizz Beatz, Iyaz, Kanye West, Patti Austin, Bizzy Bone, Ethan Bortnick, Jeff Bridges, Zac Brown, Brandy, Kristian Bush, Natalie Cole, Harry Connick Jr., Hayden Panettiere, Kid Cudi, Faith Evans, Melanie Fiona, Sean Garrett, Tyrese Gibson, Anthony Hamilton, Keri Hilson, Julianne Hough, India.Arie, Randy Jackson, Taj Jackson, Taryll Jackson, TJ Jackson, Al Jardine, Jimmy Jean-Louis,  * Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Gladys Knight, Benji Madden, Joel Madden, Katharine McPhee, Jason Mraz, Mýa, Orianthi, Freda Payne, A. R. Rahman, Raphael Saadiq, Trey Songz, Musiq Soulchild, Jordin Sparks, Robin Thicke, Alex Williams, Rob Thomas, Vince Vaughn, Ann Wilson, Brian Wilson, and Nancy Wilson. (list via Wikipedia).

How do you feel it stands against the original? What are your thoughts on the changes that were made to the song? Weigh in, in the comments section below. I look forward to hearing your thoughts!

Now, no matter what your thoughts on the song, remember  it’s a worthy cause, so if you’d like to support the track, you can do so here.