Hidden Beach Recordings has announced that Stevie Wonder’s new inspirational song “All About The Love Again” will be the official first single from the historic Music + Video set CHANGE IS NOW: RENEWING AMERICA’S PROMISE. By popular demand and request, the first ever official presidential inauguration collection will finally be available to the public in retail stores on April 28. CHANGE IS NOW was originally released on Inauguration Day, January 20, 2009 through the Presidential Inaugural Committee stores during the Inaugural festivities, and was previously available only online via HiddenBeach.com and TimeLife.com. As with the original sales at the time of the inauguration, a portion of the proceeds will continue to go to non-profit government entities.
CHANGE IS NOW includes a DVD with eight of President Barack Obama’s landmark campaign speeches together for the first time and an 18-song CD that reflects America’s diversity by tapping into the creative community’s overwhelming response to President Obama’s universal themes of hope, unity and change. The set includes music from the recording industry’s most respected, talented and accomplished artists hailing from all music forms and backgrounds. Adding to the powerful message of the music, the songs on the album are also intercut with excerpts from President-elect Obama’s most memorable speeches. In addition to Stevie Wonder, the CD includes tracks from will.i.am, The Tony Rich Project, Ozomatli, Sheryl Crow, India.Arie, Melissa Etheridge, Lenny Kravitz, Robin Thicke, Maroon 5, Usher, BeBe Winans, Wilco, James Taylor, Jennifer Hudson, Lionel Richie, Death Cab For Cutie and Common.