Come Together Now

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"Come Together Now"
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Single by Artists for Hurricane Relief
from the album Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now
ReleasedNovember 21, 2005
Format
Genre
Length4:37
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Mark J. Feist
  • Damon Sharpe[2]

"Come Together Now" is a charity single made to benefit the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The song was written by Sharon Stone, Damon Sharpe, Mark Feist, and Denise Rich and released on November 21, 2005.

Song information[edit]

The song's origin was an inspiration by the magnitude of human suffering and tragedy that touched so many lives after the tsunami disaster in December 2004. In Hurricane Katrina's wake Stone, Sharpe, Feist, and Rich used the song as a combined effort to raise funds for the two global tragedies. Feist and Sharpe also served as producers. Mark Feist also wrote the musical arrangement.

Performers[edit]

The line-up of artists includes:[3]

The following musicians played on the song:[2]

Strings were arranged and conducted by Bill Meyers. Jon Gass served as engineer.[2]

Track listings and formats[edit]

Digital download[4]
  1. "Come Together Now" – 4:37
U.S. CD single[5]
  1. "Come Together Now" (Main) – 4:37
  2. "Come Together Now" (No Rap) – 4:40
  3. "Come Together Now" (Video) – 4:37

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
US Hot Singles Sales[6] 13
US Adult Contemporary[7] 39

Legacy[edit]

Over four years after the song was released, numerous contemporary Christian singers collaborated in Nashville, Tennessee to compose a similar song with the same title to support the victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Come Together Now ASCAP
  2. ^ a b c Credits Allmusic
  3. ^ Amazon.com: Come Together Now (W/Dvd): Come Together Collaborative: Music Amazon.com
  4. ^ Come Together Now - Single by Come Together Now Collaborative iTunes
  5. ^ Come Together Collaborative - Come Together Now Discogs
  6. ^ "Hot Singles Sales". Billboard. 117 (51): 52. December 17, 2005. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved February 5, 2015.
  7. ^ "Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now – Various Artists | Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved February 5, 2015.
  8. ^ Donovan, Kevin (15 February 2010). "Christian Music Stars Unite for Haiti; Release 'Come Together Now'". Christian Post. Retrieved 16 June 2018.

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