/ South Africa
Debut single release FREE by Savannah Fay helps those with mental health issues of depression and anxiety, Free is a soundtrack to get you through your day…
Now 17 years of age, Savannah Fay, who herself has been affected by the challenges of mental health issues, but with dedicated effort, has channelled her energy creatively, showcasing her talents in local theatre,dance and music.
Fast forward to 2020. Her debut single, “FREE”, documents her journey, exposing an intimate yet mature writing ability that has translated into an uplifting song that works for the heart and the ears.
The aim of the song? “To hopefully inspire and help the millions of people around the world who are suffering from mental health issues”…
“Songwriting is therapeutic for me,”she says. “It allows me to to turn my pain into art.”
Her debut single, FREE, is a deeply personal, poignant account of her journey, holding a symbolic message for the broader population as well. FREE resonates a worldwide message.
Says Savannah Fay, “Looking back, I cannot help but feel a sense of gratitude for my challenges. They paved the way for the creation of a song that I hope will potentially help others struggling with similar issues”
“It is okay to reach out for help,” she urges. “Do not allow society or the stigma that surrounds mental health to stop you from getting the help you need.”
Said Sivan Pillay, AKA The Eskimo Writer and Hot 91.9FM DJ who has played a valuable and creative role in the journey & creation of FREE…“The message of the song is inspiring and relevant to the broader public – not only to those suffering from anxiety and depression…
The concept of being free has symbolic meaning as it is experienced by people in different ways.”
“Although the song has personal meaning, the magic is that it is relevant to the current time in South Africa, not to mention the world at large. The words and feel of the song have relevance in so many ways,” adds Passage One Music.