Press Release WarGames 19-12-2022:
Renowned Dutch musician and music therapist Harry Kappen has released a politically motivated new single, “WarGames.” Following his full-length album “Escape” that was released earlier in 2022, Kappen wanted to bring the year to an end with a meaningful song that not only provokes people’s thoughts, but also makes an impact on the music scene. “WarGames” addresses political turmoil across the world, while also bringing a call to action for issues such as climate change, media misinformation, social ignorance and more.
“In the ’60s and ’70s, there was a lot of musical protest going on against, among other things, the Vietnam War,” Harry Kappen says. “While there are enough reasons to protest now, I actually hear little resonance in the current music charts. Just check your Top 40. Are war, climate change, hunger, fake news, mistrust, ignorance etc. not reasons enough?”
Watch the video for “WarGames” here.
All the vocals and instruments on ‘WarGames’ have been recorded single-handedly by Harry, which is the case for most of his music. As a music therapist, Harry has mastered several instruments, in addition to vocal techniques, that he plays for his therapy clients. “WarGames” is a catalyst for change that aims to bring advocacy back to the music scene, while also serving as a prologue to Harry Kappen’s next full-length album, which is tentatively due for release in Spring of 2023.
More details can be seen at https://twitter.com/harrykappen?lang=en
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