human clock ticking

Midnight Oil, whose frontman Peter Garrett is now Australia’s Environment Minister, is joined on the new soundtrack by Serena Ryder, Lily Allen, Andre, Fergie, the Scorpions, and close to 40 other musicians, plus the voices of Annan and Desmond Tutu.

Their new refrain:

The time has come to take a stand,
It’s for the Earth, it’s for our land.
The time has come, a fact’s a fact.
The heat is on, no turning back.
How can we dance when our Earth is turning?
How can we sleep while our beds are burning?