THIS WEEK sees the release of FUNNY OLD WORLD.
Watch the video by clicking here and, download the song – it is now available from all streaming platforms!
The lyrics are the words of local Folkestonian, John Offen, who is living with late stage dementia. To create the piece John worked with Susanna, founder of Living Words, and singer/songwriter Marit Røkeberg who composed the music. FUNNY OLD WORLD is performed by LCV and was recorded at Nitin Sawhney’s music studio. It is published by STATE 51. Thank you to EVERYONE who has helped make this happen.
THANK YOU to everyone who has already shared the video! We all want John’s words to be heard by as many people as possible.
HOW TO DOWNLOAD THE SONG:
iTunes: Search for ‘FUNNY OLD WORLD Living Words’
Spotify: Browse ‘FUNNY OLD WORLD Living Words’
For Amazon, Click here. And, of course, if you can’t download or the tech’s too much, drop us a message (or call us 07967502506) and we will send it to you and work out payment. We know music platforms aren’t for everyone.
Lyrics: John Offen with Susanna Howard
Music: Marit Røkeberg
Producer: Anil Sebastian
Engineer: Harry Timson Harry Timson
Co-Engineer / mastered by: Cherif Hashizume
Mixed by: Ingmar Kamalagharan
Published by: The state51 Conspiracy
Shout out: Artwork by Ethan Sheppard