Korean x UK collaboration project responds to COVID19 with ‘Light Up’

In line with Songwall’s 24/7 ethos and vision to provide value to independent artists; we had the pleasure to be partners in the ‘Light Up’ song project. We provided Songwall artist ‘Anne-Marie Allen’ the chance to co-write and release her first international song ‘Light-Up.

The Background

The release date of January 20 is the exact anniversary of the first confirmed COVID19 case in Korea. Backed by the Korean Government, this project promotes collaboration for content creation between Korean and UK project partners. The songs contains the meaning “Recovering the direction of life and self and overcoming them together in days when many things are being lost due to the sudden spread of Corona 19.”

It’s been one full year since the first COVID19 case in Korea and despite all the obstacles, this project highlights how it is always possible to create positive outcomes for independent artists in adversity, across the globe.

“The Songwall vision to promote cultural content via the Songwall interactive prototype APP helped get this project get off the ground. I’m delighted to see the great positive results of a truly outstanding song and positive message” 

Brendan Poynton

Watch The Video of ‘Light Up’

‘Light Up’ – featuring Songwall artist ‘Anne-Marie Allen’

“This song encourages to recover your identity and direction in life so we may overcome this Covid19 crisis together”

Young Sun Cho

The song was Produced by Korean producer 2Soo who developed the music for the song. The lyrics were written and arranged by 2Soo, Young Sun Cho, 12Dal, Anne Marie-Allen and Brendan Poynton (Songwall Founder).

Thank you to Korea and the Korean government for their support and the dedication of our Korean partners in helping drive this project forward.

The outcome is a truly infectious global tune that lifts the spirits when all spirits are “hitting an all-time low!” (A lyrical nod to David Bowie and his beautiful genius).

The Single Artwork

Single Artwork for ‘Light Up’

Artwork is so important to capture the vibe and sentiment of a song release. The single cover takes the imagery from Songwall’s iconic shot of Anne-Marie in the studio whilst recording her vocals and looking up to the #light

Anne-Marie Allen recording vocals – Photography © Songwall 2020

Listen to the MP3 of ‘Light Up’

‘Light Up’ featuring 12Dal (Korea) x Anne-Marie Allen (UK)
Brendan and Anne-Marie Allen in the zone; in the studio – Light Up

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Article written by: Brendan Poynton (Songwall founder)

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