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Acapella song for Hillary Clinton

01 Aug,2016

 

BdChronicle Life Desk:

Celebrities from different parts of the media came together and created an acapella song called “Fight Song” for Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The song is now being considered as the unofficial anthem for the Democrat campaign.

Actress-turned-director, Elizabeth Banks co-produced the video with Bruce Cohen who is well known for political activism and also for directing American Beauty.

Over 35 celebrities participated in this video and contributions from fans were included as well. Australian sensation Sia made a surprise appearance as well.

The video was shot in Ney York and L.A. The video is directed by Mike Thompkins. Banks said that the video was inspired by the movie Pitch Perfect that she produced.

Some has blamed the video to be boring and one dimensional but participation of people of colour and members of the LGBT community makes it an intersectional and inclusive video.

Here is the complete list of the celebrities featured in the “Fight Song” video:

Aisha Tyler
Alan Cumming
America Ferrera
Ben Platt
Billy Porter
Chrissie Fit
Connie Britton
Elizabeth Banks
Ellen Greene
Ester Dean
Eva Longoria
Garrett Clayton
Hana Mae Lee
Ian Somerhalder
Idina Menzel
Jaime King
Jane Fonda
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
John Michael Higgins
Josh Lucas
Julie Bowen
Kathy Najimy
Kelley Jakle
Kristin Chenoweth
Mandy Moore
Mary McCormack
Mary-Louise Parker
Mike Tompkins
Nikki Reed
Rachel Platten
Renee Fleming
Rob Reiner
Shelley Regner
T.R. Knight

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