SLIGHTLY STOOPID ANNOUNCE NEW ANIMATED VIDEO FOR “ONE BRIGHT DAY”
CHARITY AUCTION OF ORIGINAL ART CANVASES FROM VIDEO TO BENEFIT GLOBAL BRIGHTLIGHT FOUNDATION
Slightly Stoopid announce the release of a new animated video for the song “One Bright Day” featuring singer/songwriter Angela Hunte, off of their most current album release, Meanwhile … Back at the Lab. The video is comprised of animated stills procured from large canvas paintings donated by Hawaii-based artist and aspiring pro-surfer Danielle Zirk. Original art from the video will be auctioned, with proceeds donated to Global BrightLight Foundation.
“One Bright Day”, a sunny, ukulele-heavy track written and co-produced by Slightly Stoopid’s Kyle McDonald, complements the bold and bright island influences of Zirk’s artwork. The track includes vocals contributed by Angela Hunte who is best known for her writing contribution to the Jay-Z anthem “Empire State of Mind”.
The original signed and numbered hand painted canvasses used in the video will be auctioned to benefit the Global BrightLight Foundation (GBL), a nonprofit that provides affordable solar energy solutions to rural and impoverished communities worldwide.
“I wanted to illustrate a story of nature, love, and compassion by channeling the sound of the ukulele and the echoing voice of Hawaii,” says Zirk. “I used traditional Hawaiian imagery evoking volcanic goddesses, traditional oceanic star charting systems, old canoes sailing amongst breathing natural landscapes, and the one-of-a-kind enchantment of the ocean.” The resulting message is one of connecting with nature, love, loss and spiritual return.
The CEO of Global BrightLight Foundation (GBL) Ben Bunker says “GBL is thrilled to partner with Slightly Stoopid to bring solar energy to people living without electricity in Latin America. The themes of light and hope in the song One Bright Day reflect our vision of a world in which everyone has access to clean, sustainable energy. The solar lanterns that we will distribute together will save families money, provide extra hours of study time for children, and prevent dangerous fires caused by candles and kerosene lamps. A little power makes a world of difference.”
About The Global BrightLight Foundation (GBL)
The Global BrightLight Foundation provides practical, affordable solar energy solutions to rural communities that currently lack access to electricity. There are over a billion people worldwide who are forced to use candles, kerosene, and batteries to power their lives. These fuels are expensive, dangerous, and make it impossible for children to study and achieve their full potential. By harnessing the power of the sun, GBL is saving families money and improving their health, safety, and educational outcomes. GBL has deployed over 74,000 solar lanterns since 2011 impacting the lives of 358,000 lives.
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LINK TO VIDEO, “ONE BRIGHT DAY”: https://youtu.be/53DdU22LduM
LINK TO AUCTION PAGE: https://www.