'Not Gonna Leave You Stranded...'

22 Jan 2010110
Speaking to a global audience of tens of millions, George Clooney, the prime mover behind 'Hope for Haiti Now' described the earthquake that hit the Carribean island on January 12 as 'a tragedy that reaches across all borders, all boundaries...the Haitian people need our help. They need to know they are not alone.'

A stellar cast of musicians and actors, performing in three locations, included Madonna, Beyonce, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay and Jennifer Hudson. In London, Jay-Z, Bono, The Edge and Rihanna performed 'Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)' a song written and produced within the last week.


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brentwood
not going to leave you stranded
Great title that gives a lot of meaning. god bless!!
georgehowlett
Bono's mic was too low
I could hardly hear Bono's voice :( But BRAVO to all who helped Haiti and those who will help in the future!
mllepage
Artists cannot prevent
But they can help healing... Bravo!
blainers
music can heal
This just shows that neither race nor social standing in this world will stop the human race from banding together to face the odds down and do the right thing There's still hope for us.......
Vanessa Tamayo
God Bless Haiti
Thank you Bono, Edge, JayZ and Rihanna! This song touched my heart in so many ways...I donated and support Haiti all the way! Not gonna leave you stranded! EITHER -V
lsolava
louder please
Great song but Bono - we could barely hear you :-(
altrockaddict
Never Stranded
This was definately the highlight of the show. U2 never leaves me stranded, never disappointed, unsatisfied, or without hope. Bono uplifted us all!
girls4u2
from the heart to Haiti
For a song that was written and recorded so quickly..I think it's awesome! God bless Haiti and bless all who are giving and responding to this great need.
ravenpeace
Blessed are the many to have come
It is a very Sad time for our brothers and Sister in Haiti, But Now they cry and ask for hope and for help and for god light to shine on them. Bono, The Edge, Jay-Z, and Rihanna Have shared this song not going to leave you stranded, And we won''t let us join togeather and help this nation get back on its feet and if we ask for all the goverments to help as well to support these people. LET US SHOW A STATEMENT TO THE WORLD AND SHOW WE REALLY CARE. AND SUPPORT THIS JUST CAUSE. GOOD LUCK TO ALL THE PEFORMERS AND THANK YOU FOR HELPING
markos_329
SUPERB
this shows that BONO still has some fire on his song writing. Great guitar work from Edge. Bono and Edge sound as current as the Hip Hop artists. Rihanna showing once again she's here to stay. Jay-Z, what can I say? not much of a rap fan; however this is the third time I have seen him collaborate with some of the big stars out there and doing it with a lot of class. I can say Jay-Z I am getting into.
ravenpeace
Blessed are the many to have come
It is a very Sad time for our brothers and Sister in Haiti, But Now they cry and ask for hope and for help and for god light to shine on them. Bono, The Edge, Jay-Z, and Rihanna Have shared this song not going to leave you stranded, And we won''t let us join togeather and help this nation get back on its feet and if we ask for all the goverments to help as well to support these people. LET US SHOW A STATEMENT TO THE WORLD AND SHOW WE REALLY CARE. AND SUPPORT THIS JUST CAUSE. GOOD LUCK TO ALL THE PEFORMERS AND THANK YOU FOR HELPING
gracesrules
well done mon amour
'Stranded' is one of the ( too) few uplifting moments during the Hope For Haiti telethon. I spent most of those two hours sobbing, but Bono, Jay-Z and Rihanna's performance (along with Wyclef Jean's and Madonna's performances), conveyed the spirit, hope and faith shown in the images of the Haitian survivors and their rescuers for the past 10 days. The smiles shared during those performances are what the orphaned children of Haiti will need to see. Thanks to those who are actually there helping, from those of us who either don't have the courage to go, or who are just trying to hold our own families together. This tragedy puts our recent misfortunes into perspective.
MarcHKG
two thumbs down.
Long time U2 fan. Been to many shows and paid member to the site. HATE this song.
gariphic
Not working
Some great talent, but sorry this song does not work.
scoobiesnax2001
jay ZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz
not a fan of jay z, all for a good cause but i find the line up a little odd. maybe bono and rhiannon but not liking the jay z rap jo morris
Martinhoeedholt
Haiti
Great great song ....;o) Thanks a lot!
electricco
Hope For Haiti . . .
Thanks Mr Clooney : What A great Bunch of Humans Tonight. Bono and Edge et Friends . . . thanks For Your Big Fat HEART et pour Stranded. Merci Pour Haiti.
wabana
love U2, worthy cause but...
that's just crappy hip-Pop, really cheesy and insubstantial - why do the guys align themselves with JayZ and Rhianna? They're truly terrible 'artists'. why not a credible benefit with the like of Lou Reed or such?
kg0812
Awesome song
Great job! i love when people unite around music to help a great cause. the chorus sent chills up my spine
Jose Jimenez
Haïti Mon Amour!
Great, this morning Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour), just a couple of hours after been released, is #1 in iTunes Mexico :-D
tristandavid3303
Stranded
Great music. Not a fan of Jay-Z. To much Jay-Z Would have been a great song with just Bono and Rihanna.
hansteddy
paulsonandy
a little more Bono vocals in the mix,please.
Ecuadorian
Awesome song
God bless you guys Haiti needs lots of help
jm3163
Love It
I heard this song on MTV and I thought WOW, this is a great song. More than likely I will buy it. I am certain it will raise a lot of money for this serious cause.
harkingill
Very Inconsiderate to slag off song
It doesnt matter how good or bad the stranded song is the point is its trying to raise money for a very needy cause. Why dont you just donate and stop being so picky. This is a very worthwhile cause! Anyway I think the song is good! Its great to see people helping!
theu2movement
Can't hear it!
Aw I can't hear bono :( His mic sounds really low.
Laceman
Great song!
Unlikely collaboration, but it worked brilliantly! I'm glad to see that 100% of the proceeds as well as the donations are going to the Haitians. We feel the loss and sorrow all the way here in Boston. I can't say enough about Bono and U2's contributions to humanity. Thank you U2!
jmb1304
Stranded
Love it!! Brilliant choice of artists. I can't stand rap myself, but this is a charity song, and it will appeal to a wider audience than if it was only U2. Thus, it will make more money for the people of Haiti.
caz63
caz63
have listened to the song afew times now and each time i like it more.
stevenmac
Stranded
Have to agree w/pheijlands. If there was no video, I wouldn't even know that Bono was on the track.
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