We Are the World wurde weltweit am 7. [13] The reason given for his absence has varied. Directed by Tom Trbovich. Für die Aufnahmen wurden viele bekannte amerikanische Musiker engagiert, die auf ihre Gage verzichteten (siehe Abschnitt Mitwirkende Musiker).[3]. [46] He asserted that the artists of USA for Africa were proclaiming "their own salvation for singing about an issue they will never experience on behalf of a people most of them will never encounter". [22] The final version of "We Are the World" was completed at 8 am. Der Titel zählt zu den bisher erfolgreichsten Singles und verkaufte sich insgesamt über 20 Millionen Mal. [46], In contrast, Stephen Holden of The New York Times praised the phrase "There's a choice we're making, We're saving our own lives". [31] On the Hot 100, the song moved from 21 to 5 to 2 and then number 1. [24] It has been described as "an appeal to human compassion". It stopped en route in New York, where 15,000 T-shirts were added to the cargo. Tanzanian Prime Minister Salim Ahmed Salim greeted and praised Belafonte, telling him, "I personally and the people of Tanzania are moved by this tremendous example of human solidarity. STEVIE WONDER MAKIN' "WE ARE THE WORLD" Report. Unter den Waren verkaufte sich das Musikvideo auf Kassette am besten, in dem auch ein Making-of zum Lied enthalten ist und zum neunt-meistverkauften Home-Video der Welt des Jahres 1985 wurde. Radio stations around the world paid homage to USA for Africa's creation by simultaneously broadcasting the charity song. The wheat flour that was distributed to the famine victims was different to the usual cereal we bought at the market. [68], Since its release, "We Are the World" has raised over $63 million (equivalent to $147 million today) for humanitarian causes. They knew that they wanted a song that would be easy to sing and memorable. Der Erlös aus dem Verkauf ging wie auch die Einnahmen des Liedes an die Opfer der damaligen Hungersnot in Äthiopien. When it was time to roll tape, Robinson cleared the room of non-musicians, and the backing tracks were recorded. TV-Dokumentation über das Leben von Harry Belafonte, gesendet auf phoenix am 5. [53][54] All proceeds from the sale of official USA for Africa merchandise went directly to the famine relief fund. Tìm loi bai hat we are the world - Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder ngay trên Nhaccuatui. [94] "We Are the World" was also influential in subverting the way music and meaning were produced, showing that musically and racially diverse musicians could work together both productively and creatively. [6] She stated that her younger brother wrote 99% of the lyrics, "but he's never felt it necessary to say that". [4] He commented that the line assumed "an extra emotional dimension when sung by people with superstar mystiques". The historic event brought together some of the time's most well-known music industry artists. [6] Upon entering the recording studio, the musicians were greeted by a sign pinned to the door which read, "Please check your egos at the door. [86] Over 230,000 civilians have been confirmed dead by the Haitian government because of the disaster and around 300,000 have been injured. We Are the World by Stevie Wonder has a probability to be performed at a concert of 1.34% since its debut on Nov 3, 1985, concerts playing We Are the World, stats about We Are the World, create automatic playlists of your favorite concerts, and more! [48], "We Are the World" was recognized with several awards following its release. ", and only one night before "We Are The World"'s first recording session, on January 21, 1985. The music video showed the recording of "We Are the World". 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Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie. Februar 2010, 25 Jahre nach der Erstveröffentlichung, wurde es infolge des Erdbebens in Haiti für Hilfsprogramme neu aufgenommen, siehe Artists for Haiti. It collected the awards for Best Group Video and Viewer's Choice. [26] [32][33][34][35], The single was also a commercial success: the initial shipment of 800,000 "We Are the World" records sold out within three days of release. In der Ausgabe ist die gesamte Geschichte um das Projekt beschrieben und auf dem Titelblatt sind Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper, Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner und Willie Nelson zu sehen. [56] As the song was broadcast, hundreds of people sang along on the steps of St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. [63][64] The majority of the money came from record sales within the US. Es erschien auch auf dem gleichnamigen Album. Dazu sagte er: „Ich liebe es, schnell zu arbeiten. April – 4. [30][44] The estimated global sales of "We Are the World" are said to be 20 million. [10], Following their work on the vocal guide, Jackson and Jones began thinking of alternatives for the line "There's a chance we're taking, we're taking our own lives": the pair was concerned that the latter part of the line would be considered a reference to suicide. [38] Five years later it was revealed that the song had become the biggest single of the 1980s. [49] When released, the new song did not achieve the level of success that "We Are the World" did, and the decision to use it as the official theme for the event led to Jackson—who co-owned the publishing rights to "We Are the World"—resigning from the board of directors of USA for Africa. We Are The World、音楽の授業で聴いたことがあるという方もおられると思うんですけど、そこでマイクに向かって歌っているスティーヴィー・ワンダーの様子が完全にオットセイなんですね。彼の癖で、首を上とか左右とか喉が詰まりそうな感じで [25] "We Are the World" opens with Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Kenny Rogers, James Ingram, Tina Turner, and Billy Joel singing the first verse. Chorus: We are the world, we are the children. Seven members of USA for Africa were pictured on the cover: Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper, Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner and Willie Nelson. [80] His memorial service was held several days later on July 7, and was reported to have been viewed by more than three billion people. Januar 1985, am Vorabend der Verleihung der American Music Awards, von Quincy Jones und Michael Omartian produziert; die Aufnahme fand in den A&M Recording Studios in Hollywood statt. (Stevie Wonder & Bruce Springsteen) We are the world, we are the children We are the ones who make a brighter day So let's start giving (Stevie Wonder) There's a choice we're making We're saving our own lives It's true we'll make a better day Just you and me inspirierte Harry Belafonte, eine amerikanische Version von Band Aid mit dem gleichen Prinzip zu gründen: Geld für die Opfer der Hungersnot in Äthiopien 1984–1985 einzunehmen. As a prelude to his song "Heal the World", "We Are the World" was performed as an interlude during two of Michael Jackson's tours, the Dangerous World Tour from 1992 to 1993 and the HIStory World Tour from 1996 to 1997. [4] Holden concluded that "We Are the World" was "a simple, eloquent ballad" and a "fully-realized pop statement that would sound outstanding even if it weren't recorded by stars". I went ahead without even Lionel knowing, I couldn't wait. [60] The event was held to draw attention to hunger and homelessness in the United States. [68][70] From the African fund, over 70 recovery and development projects were launched in seven African nations. Wonder was in a featured duet with Bruce Springsteen on the all-star charity single for African Famine Relief, "We Are the World", and he was part of another charity single the following year (1986), the AIDS-inspired "That's What". ', you can say proudly, this was your contribution. On the morning of April 5, 1985 (Good Friday of that year) at 3:50 pm GMT, over 8000 radio stations simultaneously broadcast the song around the world. In the US, it was a number one hit on the R&B singles chart, the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart and the Billboard Hot 100, where it remained for a month. !日本語歌詞字幕が付いたDVDにCDが付いて、税込1,575 One such example involved a supergroup of Latin musicians billed as "Hermanos del Tercer Mundo", or "Brothers of the Third World". Nov. 2018 um 20:15. Jones also suggested altering the former part of the line. [25] It took four weeks for the song to claim the number one spot—half the time a single would normally have taken to reach its charting peak. We are the world, we are the children We are the ones who make a brighter day So lets start giving Theres a choice we're making We're saving out own lives Its true we'll make a better day Just you and me. The first lines in the song's repetitive chorus proclaim, "We are the world, we are the children, we are the ones who make a brighter day, so let's start giving". [6] La Toya further commented on the song's creation in an interview with the U.S. celebrity news magazine People. We Are the World ist ein Lied von USA for Africa aus dem Jahr 1985, das von Michael Jackson und Lionel Richie geschrieben wurde. With Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Kenny Rogers. The first night of recording, January 22, 1985, had tight security on hand, as Richie, Jackson, Wonder, and Jones started work on "We Are the World" at Kenny Rogers' Lion Share Recording Studio. [89] The new version features revised lyrics as well as a rap part pertaining to Haiti. Richie steuerte wesentliche Teile der Melodie bei, allerdings fehlten dem Lied lange Zeit noch ein Text und eine Struktur. [72][73] Harry Belafonte and Lionel Richie made surprise appearances for the live rendition of the song. Inside the magazine were photographs of the "We Are the World" participants working and taking breaks. [11] The following evening, Lionel Richie held a "choreography" session at his home, where it was decided who would stand where. [31] "We Are the World" also entered Billboard's Top Rock Tracks and Hot Country Singles charts, where it peaked at numbers 27 and 76 respectively. 6:58 Minuten) und wurde auf dem gleichnamigen Album veröffentlicht. Kragen and the two musicians agreed to help Belafonte's mission, and in turn, enlisted the cooperation of Stevie Wonder, to add more "name value" to their project. [26] Co-writer Jackson, Huey Lewis, Cyndi Lauper, and Kim Carnes follow with the song's bridge. [4] Sie war zudem die bestverkaufte Single der 1980er[5] und die erste Single, die Mehrfachplatinstatus erreichte. [11], The final night of recording was held on January 28, 1985, at A&M Recording Studios in Hollywood. "[8] Jackson then presented his demo to Richie and Jones, who were both shocked; they did not expect the pop star to see the structure of the song so quickly. The promotion and merchandise aided the success of "We Are the World" and raised over $63 million (equivalent to $147 million today) for humanitarian aid in Africa and the US. Jackson planned to use the song for his This Is It comeback concerts at The O2 Arena in London from 2009 to 2010, but the shows were cancelled due to his sudden death. Jennings returned to the studio and participated in the recording, which bears his name in the end credits. Just you and me ( Stevie Wonder) We are the world, we are the children We are the ones who make a brighter day So let's start giving ( Stevie Wonder & Bruce Springsteen) There's a choice we're We're saving our own Es erschien auch auf dem gleichnamigen Album. They chose to sing the new line "One world, Our children", which most of the participants enjoyed. Am 22. [74] Michael Jackson would have joined the artists, but was "working around the clock in the studio on a project that he's made a major commitment to", according to his press agent, Norman Winter. [2] [37] Store worker Richard Petitpas commented, "A number one single sells about 100 to 125 copies a week. Die meisten Musiker, die sich am Projekt beteiligten, waren Amerikaner. Eigentlich hätte auch Stevie Wonder am Songwriting mitwirken sollen, doch dazu kam es aus Zeitgründen nicht. We Con the World („Wir verarschen die Welt“) ist ein 2010 entstandener Videoclip der israelischen Satiregruppe Latma, der die „Friedensflotilla von Gaza“ parodiert. "[25], "We Are the World" was promoted with a music video, a video cassette, and several other items made available to the public, including books, posters, shirts and buttons. "[66], One year after the release of "We Are the World", organizers noted that $44.5 million had been raised for USA for Africa's humanitarian fund. 0:38. They were still finalizing the words for what became “We Are the World” the night before the first sessions began. 「We Are The World」から10周年を記念して制作されたドキュンメンタリー。収益金使途やそれらを届ける苦労、実際にエチオピアの難民キャンプを訪れた様子や、翌86年に行われた大西洋から太平洋までアメリカを横断して一列に手を繋ぐと "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" is a 1973 single released by Stevie Wonder. [49] The music video was awarded two honors at the 1985 MTV Video Music Awards. "We just sort of bumped into each other! (Stevie Wonder & Bruce Springsteen) We are the world, we are the children We are the ones who make a brighter day So let's start giving (Stevie Wonder) There's a choice we're making We're saving our own lives It's true we'll make a better day Just you and me Der Titel zählt zu den bisher erfolgreichsten Singles und verkaufte sich insgesamt über 20 Millionen Mal. Waiting for them with their instruments set up were the session musicians that Jones had hired to lay down the backing tracks: John "JR" Robinson on drums, Louis John… [4] He noted that unlike Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas", the vocals on "We Are the World" were "artfully interwoven" and emphasized the individuality of each singer. 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It was written by Emilio Estefan and his wife Gloria Estefan, and produced by Emilio, Quincy Jones and Univision Communications, the company that funded the project. "If we get too good, someone's gonna start playing it on the radio," he announced. "[19] The solo parts of the song were recorded without any problems. The worldwide sale of that record generated more than $ 60 million which has been used to assist Africa and Africans affected by the [26] Dionne Warwick, Willie Nelson, and Al Jarreau sing the second verse, before Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Loggins, Steve Perry, and Daryl Hall go through the second chorus. Jackson stated, "I love working quickly. The song was released on March 7, 1985, as the first single from the album by Columbia Records. There, Kragen and his team discussed where the recording sessions with the supergroup of musicians should take place. Known the world over as Stevie Wonder, he has been putting rhythm & blues hits down pound by pound for over 50 years. twitter; google; facebook; We Are The World Songtext. 久々にWe are the worldをラジオで聴きました。誰のパートが好きですか?僕はスティービー・ワンダーとブルース・スプリングスティーンの絡むところです。録音して聴いた音楽よりコンサートホールで聴いた音楽のほうがいいと思いますか? The studio, on Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles, was filled with session musicians, technicians, video crews, retinue, assistants, and organizers as the celebrity musicians entered. "[18] They were also greeted by Stevie Wonder, who proclaimed that if the recording was not completed in one take, he and Ray Charles, two blind men, would drive everybody home. The other board members of USA for Africa outvoted him, and it was instead decided that a new song would be created and released for the event, titled "Hands Across America". (Stevie Wonder & Bruce Springsteen) We are the world, we are the children We are the ones who make a brighter day So let's start giving (Stevie Wonder) There's a choice we're making We're saving our own lives It's true we'll make a better day Just you and me [26] Michael Jackson and Diana Ross follow, completing the first chorus together. We Are The World. We received a lot of aid from the world and I was one of those who directly benefitted from it. So it's really: 'There's a choice we're making. [29][30] The single had initially debuted at number 21 on the Hot 100, the highest entry since Michael Jackson's "Thriller" entered the charts at number 20 the year before. [81] The finale of the event featured group renditions of the Jackson anthems "We Are the World" and "Heal the World". 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The guide was recorded on the sixth take, as Jones felt that there was too much "thought" in the previous versions. Stevie Wonder Performs ‘We Are The World’ At The Global Citizen Festival October 03, 2017 Last month, thousands of people gathered in the park for the Global Citizen Festival. [2] Quincy Jones was drafted to co-produce the song, taking time out from his work on the film The Color Purple. Januar 1985, nach zwei Wochen Arbeit im Elternhaus von Jackson in Hayvenhust, in der Nähe von Encino, kam schließlich das Stück mit dem Namen We Are the World zustande, indem Jackson die bereits komponierten Melodien zu einem Song zusammenfügte, um den Refrain ergänzte und mit einem Text versah, an dem Richie später nur noch geringe Veränderungen vornahm. [47][57] A year later on March 28, 1986 (Good Friday of that year), the simultaneous radio broadcast of "We Are the World" was repeated over 6,000 radio stations worldwide. [97] Another notable example is the 1989 cover of the Deep Purple song "Smoke on the Water" by a supergroup of hard rock, prog rock, and heavy metal musicians collaborating as Rock Aid Armenia to raise money for victims of the devastating 1988 Armenian earthquake. Please do not make copies, and return this cassette the night of the 28th. [9] After this, a vocal guide of "We Are the World" was recorded by Richie and Jackson, mixed with the instrumental tracks, and duplicated on tape for each of the invited performers. April 1985) und der Schweiz (6 Wochen vom 5. The participants eventually decided to sing something meaningful in English. [4], The song proved popular with both young and old listeners. STEVIE WONDER MAKIN' "WE ARE THE WORLD" Conrad Hyrum. Die Single wurde zur bestverkauften des Jahres 1985. [63][64] Members of the public also donated money—almost $1.3 million within the same time period. [20], In the early hours of the morning, two Ethiopian women, guests of Stevie Wonder, were brought into the recording studio—it had been decided that a portion of the proceeds raised would be used to bring aid to those affected by the recent famine in Ethiopia. [49][62], Four months after the release of "We Are the World", USA for Africa had taken in almost $10.8 million (equivalent to $25 million today). [55] They called hundreds of radio and satellite stations asking them to participate. Bahler stated, "It's like vocal arranging in a perfect world. April – 27. Stevie Wonder - We Are The World (Letra e música para ouvir) - (Lionel Richie / There comes a time when we hear a certain call / (Lionel Richie & Stevie Wonder / When the world must come together as one / (Stevie If that shows up anywhere, we've got a chaotic situation that could totally destroy the project. April 1985 spielten den Song über 5000 Radiostationen weltweit gleichzeitig.[7][8]. In the years to come, when your children ask, 'What did mommy and daddy do for the war against world famine? "[16] In all, more than 45 of America's top musicians participated in the recording,[13][17] and another 50 had to be turned away. When you have been through such hard times you never forget events like this. "We Are the World" has been the subject of numerous parodies over the years. Wonder’s interests in Civil Rights and as an activist, led our nation to recognize the major contributions Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made to our country. Zum Sponsoring des Liedes erschien das Musikvideo auf Videokassette, es gab Flugzettel, Plakate, T-Shirts und Buttons. [2], Jackson told Richie that he not only wanted to sing the song, but to participate in its writing as well. Später beauftragte er Lionel Richie und Michael Jackson, das Lied zu schreiben. [82][83] Following the performance, "We Are the World" re-entered the US charts for the first time since its 1985 release. I went in and came out the same night with the song completed—drums, piano, strings, and words to the chorus. [2][6] Jones also telephoned Michael Jackson, who had just released the commercially successful Thriller album and had concluded a tour with his brothers. [69] Ninety percent of the money was pledged to African relief, both long and short term. Just you and me. All of the merchandise sold well; the video cassette—entitled We Are the World: The Video Event—documented the making of the song, and became the ninth best-selling video of 1985. '"[11] Around 1:30 am, the four musicians ended the night by finishing a chorus of melodic vocalizations, including the sound "sha-lum sha-lin-gay". [4] "We Are the World" concludes with Bob Dylan and Ray Charles singing a full chorus, Wonder and Springsteen duetting, and ad libs from Charles and Ingram. They stated that they were confident that they would reach an initial set target of $50 million (equivalent to $117 million in 2021).