A couple of days ago, the below acoustic rendition was published onto REK’s Social Pages, and everyone immediately fell in love, as this is the kind of song we need to listen to at the moment.
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An acoustic rendition of ‘I Will Be Fine’, off our latest album, recorded live in isolation from our own homes. We’ve switched around some of the instruments for this one 😊 This song speaks about the fear and insecurity in undertaking a big step in your life – in our case, the step of choosing music as our path and knowing the hardships this may yield. More importantly, it’s about turning that fear into what motivates you to grow bigger and to realise that it’s okay if your dreams scare you. We do not merely exist, but we choose constantly what our existence will be. #StaySafe #StayHome #IWillBeFine
Life happens when you’re busy making other plans and that is exactly what has happened this year.
Music artists around the world including Red Electrick had most of the year all planned out with music releases, gigs and events, however the global pandemic COVID-19 halted those plans due to social distancing and restrictions.
Music is the language that brings everyone together and even though events have stopped the music continued from homes instead of on stages, and that brings us to today’s Unofficial Release of “I Will Be Fine”.
Peter Borg, the band’s lead guitarist and producer told Bay that “I will be fine was not planned to be an official release single from us. It is a song in our latest album “Tragic Optimistic” which we decided to spontaneously put out on all local radio stations because the lyrics are very relatable during this particular time in our lives. We released an acoustic version of this song on Instagram and we instantly had messages from radio stations to put it out, so we said, why not!”
“The beauty of music is that every listener can relate to a song in different ways and ‘I will be fine’ is one of those songs. The lyrics revolve around taking a leap of faith and chasing a dream you might not have thought was possible to pursue, however ‘I will be fine’ can also be a message of hope, knowing that people around you love you and are there to support you no matter what.” – commented REK’s lead singer and lyricist Joe Roscoe.
These unprecedented times can be stressful and lonely but knowing that you will be fine and coming together with your loved ones will make a big difference in how we adapt to this new ‘normal’. Stay Safe, Stay Home.
We will get through this and we will be fine