In a moment, I will ask you to LISTEN.
Because this powerful message needs to be heard. With humble gratitude to my friend, the inspiring artist who created this beautiful work, Obá Frank Lords, I had the huge honour of being one of the first few to ever hear it, and it stands as a shining example of music as prayer.
So please… LISTEN. Listen, and share. (click the link at the bottom of this article)
As is said upon my souncloud page:
Listen. It as if the toll of a bell is calling us… as if the tick of a clock is telling us…
As Marvin Gaye sang in 1971 with What’s Going On & Mercy Mercy Me.
We must act TODAY for ourselves, for our children, for our children’s children…
As Obá Frank Lords implores here: “It starts with me and nobody else”
No apathy. WE need to act. In a quote attributed to Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
And if you think that your voice doesn’t matter, think for just a moment on what you would wish to leave as legacy to every child you care about… yes, your voice therefore DOES matter.
As one, we are one voice. Just one.
But add a loved one, it is two.
That done again, it is four, then eight. Next sixteen, then thirty two.
It is an infinite yet simple sequence of mathematics.
That happens just fifteen more times and it is over one million (1,048,576 to be exact).
One million voices asking “WHEN” and answering “NOW”.
We can be… we must be the change we wish to see in the world.
Above is the link to the original track. This link below is the Drum Remix.