With all the calamities that have been happening back to back in the world, the true nature of the human heart reveals again how we share each otherâ€™s pain and hurts and truly desire to extend a helping hand.
This weekâ€™s tribute article features four of our regularly featured artists.Â Marcus and Sondre, better known as 2Boys, Sam Verlinden, and Joshua Flores, who were so moved by the devastation around them, that they have produced and recorded songs to bring messages of hope and encouragement!
I asked 2Boys a little about their new song entitled â€œHelp Themâ€ and they gave me the background of what inspired this particular production.
Marcus explained, â€œSome of our fans on Facebook requested that we create a song about the tsunami and the devastation in Japan. We were in the middle of working on a new single but really wanted to do this.Â So putting the current work aside we asked if someone wanted to try sending some lyrics or just a few thoughts about the event. Â A girl in our hometown Nina Vabog actually sent us a text that sparked the inspiration needed to write the lyrics for the song.â€
Once the lyrics were on paper Marcus fired up their home studio equipment and made a beat in just one evening of work. Three days later the entire project from conception to the final note was completed just in time to perform live at a special concert appearance.Â Their dad told me;
â€œThey perhaps would have been safer to perform one of their other songs but this song had become so meaningful to them that they just could not put it aside and desired to sing it to their fans and to the world!â€
2Boyâ€™s desire to help make a small difference, if only raising the spirit of others through their song became more important than putting on a picture perfect performance. â€œNow thatâ€™s dedicationâ€ Continue reading “2Boys, Sam Verlinden, Joshua Flores “Bringing Hope Through Song””