|The official music and video collection of the inauguration of the president and vice president of America is out. This double album is entitled "Change is Now, Renewing America's Promise". It consists of a CD containing eighteen songs by different artists and a DVD containing eight speeches by Barack Obama.
The songs are brought to you by a wide range of artists from the United States of America. You will hear old and young artists sing about hope, a new start, love and unity, and about change. Old artists are people like Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie and James Taylor. The young one's are singers like Jennifer Hudson, India.Arie and Usher.
On the album you will hear soul music, country music, rock and roll, pop, hiphop and Rhythm-and-Blues. Some of the remarkable songs on the album are "Peace Be Upon Us" from Sheryl Crow featuring Ahmd Al Hirmi, "Change" from Lenny Kravitz, "God is In The People " from Melissa Etheridge, Robin Thicke with "Dreamworld", Usher with "Hush" and Wilco with "What Light".
Besides the CD there is the DVD with the speeches of Barack Obama. This truly is a historic, inspirational and an essential DVD to have. The DVD gives you an inside look of Barack Obama's road to the White House. It starts with his announcement for president of the United States of America on the 10th of february 2007 and ends with his election night victory speech on the 4th of november 2008.
You will be fascinated by Obama's speeches from the beginning to the end. In every speech he addresses a particular subject. In his second speech he talks about his aim to improve health care and education for all Americans. In the third about the liberation from the tyranny of oil, in the fourth Obama introduces the legendary words "Yes We can". His fifth speech is very educational as he speaks about Reverend Jeremiah Wright and gives his vision about racial issues in the USA. Speech number six is in Berlin where Obama encourages the world to tear down the walls between the North and the South, between Christianity and Islam, between the USA and Europe.
In his seventh speech Barack Obama accepts his nomination by The Democratic Party and looks back at the eight years of reign by George W. Bush Jr. In this speech we also learn about individual and mutual responsibility. In his Election Night Victory speech president Obama reaches out to all Americans ensuring them that he will be everybody's president. Obama emphasizes that he is the example that everything is possible in America and that you have to fight block by block and brick by brick to make sure the change is gonna come.(TA)
Stand Out Tracks: A More Perfect Union, The American Promise, Election Night Victory Speech