BUCKCHERRY To Help Support Victims Of Oil Spill Catastrophe

June 23, 2010

Rockers BUCKCHERRY are taking their desire to help raise awareness for the tragedy in the Gulf Coast one step further: as of today, a new version of the track "Our World", from the forthcoming album "All Night Long", will be available for purchase as an iTunes exclusive with all of the band proceeds from the sales to go to charities devoted to helping victims of the oil spill — both human and animal.

To download the new version of "Our World", fans can click here.

Last week, the band posted the album version of "Our World" as a free download on their web site as their offering of support, but decided that they wanted to do more.

"Our World" was originally written as an anthemic cry out to help right the social, environmental, economic and other wrongs of this world. The band reworked the lyrics to represent their commitment to expose the BP disaster and to bring awareness and support to the crisis and its victims. The track was just rewritten and recorded for this unique and unfortunate situation. See below for the new lyrics to "Our World".

According to The Pulse of Radio, BUCKCHERRY's new album, "All Night Long", arrives on August 3 and the first 20,000 fans to pick up a copy at Best Buy will find something extra in the package — a six-song acoustic EP containing five tracks that have never been heard before. Guitarist Keith Nelson told The Pulse of Radio how this came out. "What a lot of people don't know about this record is that it started off as an acoustic record," he said " As we progressed, it became pretty evident that it wasn't gonna be an acoustic record, it was gonna be a full-on electric rock 'n' roll record. But I could not let go of the idea of some of these songs that we had, so what we did while we were in there is we finished some of those songs acoustically and we recorded them."

Included in the EP will be four brand new songs recorded during the "All Night Long" sessions, an acoustic version of the album track "These Things", and the song "Black Butterfly", which was left off the band's 2008 album of the same name.

The EP will be titled "Reckless Sons" and will come with special artwork and packaging.

The title track from "All Night Long" is the album's first single and already getting heavy airplay at rock radio stations.

BUCKCHERRY will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, August 2 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with BUCKCHERRY by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625).

"Our World" lyrics:

Lately I've been thinking
About how we live our lives
There are too many conflicts
'Cause no one sees eye to eye

And now the world is changing
We got pollutants in the sea
We keep on fighting for oil and killing in the Middle East

This is our world
To make it last
We have to not repeat the past
Just step outside
When will we learn
The destruction of our world. Our world

If all we have is one life
And you're never coming back again
Would you look at what we've done as a beginning Or an end

When I feel the sunlight
I wonder how much my world can take
We must do something now with so many lives at stake


This is our world
We must give back
Instead of killing what we have
So look inside and spread the word
If you want to save our world

I'm standing up
I've had enough
I'm sick and tired of just waiting
Our world corrupt,
So out of touch,
Our world how do I save her
How do I save her?
How do I save her?
How do I save her?


This is our world
We must give back
Instead of killing what we have
So look inside and spread the word
If you want to save our world

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