Although only recorded off the television set, here it is, the NBC world premiere of We are the World 25 for Haiti premiering at 8:55 PM EST, right before the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony.
Although the intentions are amazing, something went wrong with the execution and perhaps with that many amazing vocalists in the group, more could have been done to share the lines? The last part of the song gets a bit messy and perhaps instead of placing rappers at the end, this is where the heavy hitters should've come out? I'd equate this to an Intercontinental Buffet that can't quite decide what it wants to serve. I definitely prefer the 1985 original.
Nonetheless, it isn't about whether or not we love it, it's all about the cause. All proceeds from iTunes downloads will be going towards Haiti's relief fund. Click here to download We are the World 25 for Haiti.