I think you're going to get the job done
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 11, 2008
"Seven Songs For America and One For The World" is an uplifting album produced by Matt Cameron of Pearl Jam and The Bergevin Brothers which features ABC's 2007 Person of The Year, Pastor Patrinell (Pat) Wright, and her Total Experience Gospel Choir and seeks to raise money for Hurricane Katrina victims on this 3rd anniversary, and just in time for the opening of the Democratic Convention in Denver. The energetic CD that includes the internet hit, 'Fired Up, Ready to Go', displayed as one of two songs on Barack Obama's YouTube favorites, captures and amplifies the positive spirit of the campaign's message for Americans and the world at this historic time.
Joe Bergevin observes, "This project has been a chance for many of us to discover how amazingly true Barack Obama's concept of how 'We are the people we need' is at this fiercely urgent moment, at our generation's 'now'. As our country and world has endured huge struggles and missteps in our recent history, this dedicated group of supporters has climbed onto the platform Obama has constructed to unify us all, and are taking the message to heart by teaming up and using our strengths to leap toward solutions that make a difference to citizens now."
"We want our music to help amplify the struggles faced by Katrina victims from one of our country's largest disasters, raise money for their efforts to rebuild, and help show the power of Obama's message when enthusiastically and diligently executed," adds Jon Bergevin.
"Seven Songs for America and One For The World" also has historic relevance. It seems that not since 1788 when America's first composer of secular music, Francis Hopkinson, wrote "Seven Songs for the Harpsicord", and dedicated it to the nation's first president, George Washington, has there been a complete album written for and dedicated to a president, or candidate for that matter (the search engine didn't turn up anything else). Joe Bergevin shook hands with Obama in Seattle in December and commented, "I think you're going to get the job done". Obama replied, "With your help I will, with your help." The charge has inspired an 8 month all-out effort by the brothers and many others, and has culminated in another orchestration and chapter for America's deep history.
Additionally, Edith Childs of Greenwood South Carolina, the originator of Obama's 'Fired Up' chant, has expressed her excitement about the album to the Bergevin Brothers, and has plans to meet with them personally at the Convention in Denver to get her copy. Representatives from the group will be attending.
The album can be purchased at their web site http://www.BergevinBrothersMusic.com (all profits to benefit Katrina victims), and for Victims, some songs are available for download on their MySpace page. It will also be available on ITunes, AmazonMp3, and they hope to make the CD available in retail stores in the coming months.
If you have not viewed the groups work, you can visit YouTube online to view their popular music video "Fired Up, Ready To Go" at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyJ72iZ3tW4
Contact information For The Bergevin Brothers: [email protected]