15 Earth-Friendly Anthems For Earth Day 2014

Happy Earth Day! Let Michael Jackson, Madonna, Marvin Gaye & more show their love of Planet Earth in our green playlist.


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April 22nd marks Earth Day, which globally celebrates the planet you're currently living on (it gives us air, water, food, Internet: what else could you want?). For as long as popular music has been around, musicians and artists have been writing odes for Mother Earth, asking listeners to respect this planet as best you can -- either as literally or metaphorically in their lyrics as they can. You all know some of the big Earth anthems, like Michael Jackson's "Earth Song" and Marvin Gaye's "Mercy Mercy Me", so we're adding 13 more infamous songs dedicated to the world and keeping it sustainable to this special Earth Day playlist. #GoGreen!

1. Carbon Monoxide ♪ Cake
2. O Green World ♪ Gorillaz
3. Virtual Insanity ♪ Jamiroquai
4. Radioactive ♪ Kings Of Leon
5. Waiting On The World To Change ♪ John Mayer
6. Hey You ♪ Madonna
7. Earth Song ♪ Michael Jackson
8. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) ♪ Marvin Gaye
9. Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today) ♪ The Temptations
10. Big Yellow Taxi ♪ Joni Mitchell
11. Wake Up America ♪ Miley Cyrus
12. Mother Nature's Son ♪ Sheryl Crow
13. This Land Is Your Land ♪ Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
14. Earth ♪ Imogen Heap
15. Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth ♪ Neko Case





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Happy Earth Day from all of us at MetroLyrics: what Earth-friendly song do you love the most?