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“We Are the World” for Haiti

Here it is: the star-studded remake of the landmark hit, this one to raise funds for Haiti. 

How does it compare to the original, from 25 years ago? 

Check it out.

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posted February 13, 2010 at 3:15 pm

The first one was better. Didn’tlike the RAP
Janet: I’m with you. The first had a sweetness to it that this one lacks. They lost me when Barbra Streisand popped up. — Deac.

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posted February 13, 2010 at 3:49 pm


posted February 13, 2010 at 11:19 pm

Yeah this one misses the emotion of the other. I liked their tributes to MJ and Ray Charles, but the chorus seemed off beat towards the end. In the original you see the play and joy between the singers in the choir portions, and in this one I didn’t feel it. Did think the juxtaposed images of Haiti were good though

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posted February 14, 2010 at 10:12 am

I like the first one better. Where & who came up with that terrible rap? and what is Barbara doing in the video??????

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