Sage and Kesha released a shocking new music video for March For Our Lives
Kesha and her brother Sage collaborated on a song about school shootings and the music video is haunting
Kesha's brother Sage wrote a song inspired by Parkland Massacre on Valentine’s Day 2018. Sage was struck by the cyclical fate of these horrific shootings: death, memorials, thoughts/prayers, debates, and then nothing...until it all (seemingly inevitably) happens again.
The music video follows a chain reaction, initially spurned by bullets flying down a school hallway. The video walks through the deaths, destruction, and fear that ultimately leads to "thoughts and prayers" and memorials, then the political debate about gun control. The video plays on a loop, three times back to back, as a representation of the predictability and the pattern that we are falling into as a nation.
Lyrically, the song is painfully innocent and mature at the same time - as if spoken by a child that sings:
In a mad man's world, happens every day
I don't understand why the rules can't change
I don't wanna be a moment of silence
I don't wanna be an early grave
When I'm walking through the halls
I don't wanna be brave, I just wanna be safe
The video is not only a bone-chilling representation of the way our nation has handled these shootings but also a ploy to get viewers to vote on November 6 (to register or check if you're already registered click here). The video was in partnership with March For Our Lives which is currently doing a fall tour - check out if they're coming to a city near you.
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