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# 1 Song On iTunes Today 'Clouds' By Zach Sobiech | Zach died of cancer on Monday | Proceeds go to childrens Cancer Research


http://youtu.be/sDC97j6lfyc

This song has been posted here before:
http://www.dailypaul.com/275372/clouds-a-sad-and-moving-tune...

Today it hit Number 1 on iTunes. Spread the message Take a Listen To It Download it b/c the procedes go to a great cause!

Story here:

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The song written by a Twin Cities teenager who died of cancer earlier this week has landed at the top of the iTunes charts posthumously.

Zach Sobiech died at age 18 on Monday. He had been diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 2009 when he was just 13. He spent months in the hospital, underwent 10 surgeries and twice as many rounds of chemotherapy.

Last summer, when he was informed he had months to live, he responded by penning the hopeful song “Clouds,” which currently has more than 4 million YouTube hits. The tune earned him a songwriting contract, a tribute from Hollywood stars and concerts at First Avenue and the Varsity Theater.

He wrote the song as a thank you to everyone who stood by him during his battle with cancer.

“With my situation, it’s not like you can sit and be sad. It’s not fair to everybody else, and it’s not fair to yourself. Why not have some fun with the time you have left,” Zach said.

On Wednesday, the song “Clouds” reached #1 on iTunes’ chart of the most-downloaded songs, ranking above the likes of Justin Timberlake, Daft Punk, P!nk, and Macklemore featuring Ryan Lewis. (Click the picture to be taken to iTunes’ website for Sobiech’s single.)

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2013/05/22/mn-teens-hopeful-so...

Lyrics Here

Well I fell down, down, down
Into this dark and lonely hole
There was no one there to care about me anymore
And I needed a way to climb and grab a hold of the edge
You were sitting there holding a rope.
And we'll go up, up, up
But I'll fly a little higher
We'll go up in the clouds because the view is a little nicer

Up here my dear
It won't be long now, it won't be long now.
When I get back on land
Well I'll never get my chance
Be ready to live and it'll be ripped right out of my hands
Maybe someday we'll take a little ride
We'll go up, up, up and everything will be just fine.
And we'll go up, up, up

But I'll fly a little higher
We'll go up in the clouds because the view is a little nicer
Up here my dear.
It won't be long now, it won't be long now
If only I had a little bit more time
If only I had a little bit more time with you.

We could go up, up, up
And take that little ride
And sit there holding hands
And everything would be just right
And maybe someday I'll see you again
We'll float up in the clouds and we'll never see the end.

And we'll go up, up, up
But I'll fly a little higher
We'll go up in the clouds because the view is a little nicer
Up here my dear
It won't be long now, it won't be long now.

BY ZACH SOBIECH



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That is a beautiful song and

That is a beautiful song and a beautiful voice. I get the message.

yes its great to hear something more on the positive side

Not exactly the happiest story in the world, but it shows what you can do to make the best of a situation.

This should connect with lots of people especially with the tornado and a sad tragedy here in minnesota today where two elementary kids on field trip died in a landslide/sinkhole ordeal.

Its a good template for anybody who can write a tune about liberty also...Make some cash and not get into elections, but connect with the populace. That kind of talent is rare though.

What Bugs

Me the most is people suffer with Cancer & I bet they got a cure for it!

oh I don't know about that

But studies have shown that green flower they have banned in the drug war actually might reduce the risk of cancer. It definitely helps people eat and feel better when they are hitting Chemo sickness.

Also Breast cancer has been controversial lately because of Angelina, but also Komen Race for the cure has been taking in loads of money and giving out not so good advice whilst not making much of a race to the cure.

Eat bitter almonds!