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Oscar Song of the Day: "I Need to Wake Up," Melissa Etheridge

Oscar Song of the Day: "I Need to Wake Up," Melissa Etheridge

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

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Nan-Einhart Nan-Einhart 10 years
I just can't wait to see what Melissa wears on the red carpet. We know that Al Gore will be dapper and Tipper will have big hair.
vrico2005 vrico2005 10 years
I agree with yiddidea and I am glad that she may win something for it
yiddidea yiddidea 10 years
I think this song worked perfectly at the end of the film. The song combined with the messages flashing on the screen worked well in reminding the audience that it was in our hands to "wake up" and do something.
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