Paul McCartney saved the Earth, we're good now
By Kaitlyn Tiffany
December 18, 2015
You know what I would really like for Christmas? I would really like it if someone saved the Earth. Not in a superhero, there's aliens attacking, the horsemen of the apocalypse are riding way — in a very low-key, unimposing, pseudoscience-y way.
For instance, I would like Paul McCartney (who you may remember from Wings) to film a music video with a baker's dozen of D-list famous people, and then explain to everyone how we can save the Earth from climate change by "eating less meat, for example." Well, Merry Christmas to me.
"Love Song to the Earth" debuted at the UN COP21 conference earlier this month. It was viewed by many of our world's leaders, who had convened for the express purpose of orchestrating an international plan to combat climate change, but were honestly thinking about everything too scientifically, and forgetting that the Earth is "Heaven's poetry to us."
Colbie Caillat, who you may remember for being a participant in Taylor Swift's career for 4 minutes and 21 seconds, is McCartney's co-star. She appears to be a huge fan of light layers (the climate is in flux, you know, got to be ready for any weather!). The "open letter" also features fellow Earth Children Sean Paul, Natasha Bedingfeld, Fergie, Sheryl Crow, Jon Bon Jovi (all of whom you may remember from 2007), one of the Pussycat Dolls, one of the Goo Goo Dolls, an Ariana Grande knock-off, and a few other people who are definitely not famous. Everyone is in the Mother Earth-approved Earth Child uniform of brightest white designer pedal-pushers and billowy outerwear.
All of these people are united with an important message for us: the Earth is our home and "she under major stress!"
The eagle is me:
You can watch the full video on Rolling Stone, and read the bizarrely uncritical accompanying article.
Here's the official lyric video, please try to believe your eyes throughout.
Working toward a common cause: Paul McCartney is seen together with Jerry Cope