It's not often that music written for a documentary gets nominated for a Best Song Oscar. In fact, it's not often that a documentary gets nominated for anything but Best Documentary, so perhaps this bodes well for An Inconvenient Truth's chances of taking home a statuette.
I'm not usually the biggest Melissa Etheridge fan, but as far as Oscar songs go, her "I Need to Wake Up" isn't half bad. Oddly, the track doesn't appear on the well-reviewed Inconvenient Truth soundtrack, but you can buy the single on iTunes. Or listen now and tell me what you think when you read more