"Tears Are Not Enough" was a 1985 charity single recorded by a supergroup of Canadian artists, under the name Northern Lights, to raise funds for famine relief in Ethiopia. The project was organized by Bruce Allen, who brought together a large group of artists to record a song written by Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance and David Foster. The song was recorded on February 10, 1985 at Manta Sound studios in Toronto, Ontario.
Featuring Bryan Adams, Corey Hart, Ann Murray, Geddy Lee (Rush), Bruce Cockburn, Platinum Blond, Paul Shaeffer, Guess Who, Ronny Hawkins, Gordon Lightfoot, Neil Young etc. Inspired by "Do they know it's Christmas?" and "We are the world" famine relief fund raisers.