The Song

Apr
2012
20


Welcome to RIF’s new blog. Book People have been commenting non-stop about the incredible song that’s part of our new PSA. And here at the RIF office we also have the song on repeat. So for all of you pledge-takers wondering who sings what, this post is for you.

 

“Book People Unite” Full-Length – Song Lyrics

Come one come all – CONSEQUENCE
We’re inviting ya’ll
Book People Unite
Yes it’s time to get involved

Come one come all – CONSEQUENCE
We’re inviting ya’ll
Book People Unite
Yes it’s time to get involved

Can you pretend with me – JASON SCHWARTZMAN
Imagine what you’d see
If every child had a book to read

Cause every kid across the nation – REGINA SPEKTOR
deserves a book to read
and we can make it happen right now

Now I don’t know what you’ve been told- NATE RUESS
but kids with books learn so much more
So the mission is for us – JACK BLACK
To get a book to each and every child
(Reading Is Fundamental) – MAKENZIE DUSTMAN

So let’s join hands Book People Unite – JIM JAMES
Unearth hidden passion – MELANIE FIONA
Come on we’ll have a good time – MELANIE FIONA/JOHN LEGEND

Planting seeds of inspiration – ASHLEIGH FLYNN
To motivate some magic
To change the writing on the wall – JACK BLACK
Writing on the wall…JACK BLACK/CHRIS MARTIN

One book can make a difference – NATE RUESS/JOHN LEGEND/JIM JAMES
One book can inspire a child (writing on the wall) – CHRIS MARTIN
One book can be the fundamental thing (Reading Is Fundamental) – NATE/JOHN/JIM JAMES/MELANIE/REGINA
That helps to change a life
Book People Unite-NATE/JIM/MELANIE/REGINA/CARRIE/CONSEQUENCE

So here’s why we got to come together – JOHN LEGEND
and put some action to the call
put some books into their hands – MAKENZIE DUSTMAN
and change the future for good

Now I don’t know what you’ve been told – MOSSI
but kids that read books learn so much more – NATE RUESS
and the mission is for us to get a book to each and every child – MELANIE FIONA
Reading Is Fundamental – MAKENZIE DUSTMAN

So let’s join hands Book People Unite – JIM JAMES
Unearth hidden passion – MELANIE FIONA
Come on we’ll have a good time – MELANIE FIONA/JOHN LEGEND

Planting seeds of inspiration – ASHLEIGH FLYNN
To motivate some magic
To change the writing on the wall – JACK BLACK
Writing on the wall…JACK BLACK/CHRIS MARTIN

One book can make a difference – SAME AS LAST CHORUS
One book can inspire a child (writing on the wall)
One book can be the fundamental thing (reading’s fundamental)
That helps to change a life
Book People Unite

It’s a proven fact – JIM JAMES/ASHLEIGH FLYNN
When a kid grows up
with a book in his hands they end up learning more (writing on the wall) – CHRIS MARTIN

It’s a proven fact – JOHN LEGEND
When a kid grows up
with a book in his hands they end up learning more (writing on the wall) – CHRIS MARTIN

One book can be the fundamental thing – SAME ENDING AS OTHER CHORUSES
That helps to change
Book People Unite

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