The Hope & Gather By

The Hope & Gather By

Ken Coulson is a musician, writer and advocate for sustainability.

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*** THE HOPE – Official Animated Music Video ***

The Hope is a song about a little girl who can change the world for the better. Inspired by a few closest to me, but dedicated to all children, mothers, nurturers, planet-warriors, water warriors and voices everywhere promoting opportunity for the next generation.

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About the song: Fusing Banjo, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin & Cello, driving drums and vocals both honest and ethereal – the is a folk pop anthem for modern times written in the spirit of Jerry Garcia, the Avett Brothers and Dave Matthews. The mantra of ‘This girl can change the world’ resonates as every parent’s dream along with a global plea of ‘Get together now’ in the songs uplifting finale. I chose to work with Escape Animation out of Nepal for the animated video, which follows our protagonist from her early, peaceful days in nature, through some of the rigors of modern life, on through to her coming-of-age as a crafter of a sustainable world with strong community. I chose the Lotus Flower as the symbol to represent The Hope, as it represents hope, coming together and re-birth in various cultures.
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Please watch: “‘Gather By’ by Ken Coulson – Official Music Video 2016”

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Album Credits

The Hope
Ken Coulson – Vocals, Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin
Hari Ganglberger – Drums, Percussion, Piano
Kate Flanigan – Vocals
Richard Vaudrey – Cello
Tracy Coulson – Vocals
Mixed and Mastered by Alex Theoret, Threatened Pro
Video by Escape Animation & Deepak Limbu, NEPAL
Artwork by Allie Rose

Gather By

Ken Coulson – Vocals, Guitar, Banjo
Hari Ganglberger – Talking Drum, Percussion
Kate Flanigan – Vocals
Lucas Gould – Bass
Mixed and Mastered by Alex Theoret, Threatened Pro
Video by Fleetfoot Studio & Ben Holden, United Kingdom
Artwork by Allie Rose

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