These songs are suitable for all groups – they can all be learnt by ear, with no music reading or harmony required. Easiest songs are listed first.
Extinction Rebellion Songs – Crowd songs, chants and XR choir resources
Only One (Planet) by Dave Camlin
Jane Coker’s songs and chants for climate protests
Carbon Canaries – a song resource enabling people everywhere to sing out for climate action (35 songs)
Crisis Carols – a Facebook group which shares witty Christmas Carol re-writes, many eco-themed
Extinction Rebellion Song Folder – more free pieces
Climate Change Songs by Sheena Phillips – four protest songs all set to well known tunes. Includes Down By The Roadside, Going Green, There Is A Place Called Planet Earth (version for orchestra and choir available to buy here) and The Truth Is Marching On. Suitable for any type of choir.
Justice Choir – many pieces from the Justice Choir Songbook (available free but donations are encouraged) are suitable for climate action. Recommended: Another World Is Possible, Be The Change, The Water Song (coming soon – hear on YouTube). Also includes Sheena Phillips’ There Is A Place Called Planet Earth. Justice Choir have also produced a playlist of 15 SONGS YOU CAN SING ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE on YouTube (all can be learned by ear from the videos).
Klimachor – Sing Against The Climate Crisis. Most of Klimachor’s songs are re-worded versions of well-known pop songs, which can be sung using karaoke backing tracks or by choirs who already know the songs they are based on.
Green Love – 6 new songs for children’s choir from Jo and Alexander L’Estrange – with body percussion and backing band (or piano only). Watch the video here. Recording, backing tracks and scores available from the L’Estranges.
Karen MacAulay – Extinction Calypso – single voice version. Download the voice and piano score