"Wake Up America" as written by and Tim James Miley Ray Cyrus....
Oh can you take of her
Oh maybe you can spare her

Several moments of your consideration
Leading up to the final destination

Oh the earth is calling out,
I wanna learn what it's all about,
But everything I read global warming going green
I don't know what all this means but it seems to be saying

[Chorus]

Wake up America we're all in this together
It's our home so let's take care of it
You know that you want to
You know that you got to wake up America
Tomorrow becomes a new day and everything you do
Matters yeah everything you do matters in some way

Stand up I'll try if you will
Wake up it's not a fire drill
All she needs is a little attention
Can you give her just a little attention'

Uh oh it's easy to look away
But it's getting harder day by day

Everything I read global warming going green
I don't know what all this means but it seems to be saying

[Chorus]

Wake up America we're all in this together
It's our home so let's take care of it
You know that you want to
You know that you got to wake up America
Tomorrow becomes a new day and everything you do
Matters yeah everything you do matters in some way

I know that you don't want to hear it
Especially coming from someone so young

But in the back seat yeah they want to hear it (they want to hear it)

So come on (turn in up)
Come on (turn it up)
So come oooooooon (turn it up)

[Chorus]

Wake up America we're all in this together
It's our home so let's take care of it
You know that you want to
You know that you got to wake up America
Tomorrow becomes a new day and everything you do
Matters yeah everything you do matters in some way


Lyrics submitted by dontwasteyoursong

"Wake Up America" as written by Tim James Miley Cyrus

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  • +1
    General Commenti agree with geeksneedlove! some of you people are just so infuriating. Omg she wants to sing a song about something political and that actually has meaning rather than more about Nick Jonas.
    Look at her her main audience is, 9-14 yr old girls. this is a demographic that like miley says hears all about global warming and going green, but i'd lay bets that 90% of them don't really know what it all means (i'm not saying that you don't know what global warming is etc. what i'm saying is that hear here these buzz words and you know the gist of what it's about, but you don't know it all, in fact most adults wouldn't really know what it all means)
    Miley's telling her fans that just because we're young doesn't mean that their voice doesn't count, the powers that be may not like a kid telling them they need to actually do something for once, and may belittle them because of their age, but their voice counts just as much, and these are issues they should have a say in.

    I actually really respect miley for putting it on her cd. It's not as pop as her other stuff, it doesn't really fit in with most of the other songs, and it may not market that well, but it's a message she obviously wants to get out to her fans and the powers that be, and she felt it was important to have it on her cd. (or her dad thought it would help not pigeon hole her, either way it gets it out there)
    And as someone who's 9 yr old sisters fav song is 'i kissed a girl' i'm glad she has 1 role model singing about something that matters.

    And ye don't bag her out for it sounding like it was written by 15 yr old, most of her 'Miley' songs are written by a 15 yr old (her). She doesn't have experience writing this sort of song of course its gonna be less polished.
    mardijoon October 06, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think this song is a good way to show the youth that the earth needs help gettin better. but i do agree that there are alot of songs for hthis kiind of thing, but if you dont like it, dont listen to it :)
    dldloveon October 28, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI like this song.. I can agree on its pretty simple written, but then again she was 15 when she wrote it, and it is for people at the same age... Should she be singing about gas prices, or polution from factories, that would be stupid, since none of her audience can do nothing about that..

    And btw, (fhcxc2010) what the hell do you know about "most parents don't let their kids listen to her"? If I'm not mistaken her popularity, earnings, sold albums, tickets etc. haven't declined a bit.. So I really don't think her pictures or who she is dating really is effecten her in the fan section.. For every fan that slips away, two new come a long.. :)
    kbakon December 19, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti don't think i'm gonna like this song
    ewh. america? lmao no.
    thrwmyhrtawy.on July 19, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's just more like something her Hannah persona would sing.
    dontwasteyoursongon July 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment^ yeah i agree
    it doesn't go on this cd lol
    i don't like it. i like the vocals and stuff
    but let's face it,
    we don't need anymore songs about america;
    it's not changing anything.
    CLEARLY.
    thrwmyhrtawy.on July 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with both of yall! lol
    xxlindsey1990xxon July 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song isent gonna fill up the gas in my car. I hate America right now..we really dont need anymore songs about america. i agree with yall haha
    xxlindsey1990xxon July 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song offends me in so many ways.
    LizzieBearon July 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's people like you all that these songs are made. some people are just so selfish they don't care one bit about anything but what makes them happy. and to dislike a song before you ever even hear it because of the lyrics... totally lame. personally this is my fav. song on the cd. vocals, lyrics, music and all. if the song makes a difference to just a couple people then it's a success.
    TranslucentBeautyon July 25, 2008   Link

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