“Rise Up! is more than a song, it’s a movement” – Liz Loughrey
‘Rise Up’ by Toronto-based Soul/Pop artist Liz Loughrey is the most empowering song I’ve heard all year.
“Greatly influenced by Etta James and Sade, Loughrey is a genuinely old soul who creates a brand of pop that speaks to the past and signals a bright future”
‘Rise Up’ is an uplifting and bold song full of courage and undoubtably an anthem to inspire. It’s not just Liz’s soulful voice and the lyrical content of the song that astounds me it’s the impactful imagery featured in the music video too. Visually it’s very inspiring and if you’re anything like me you’ll get goosebumps and feel an urge to spread the strong and purposeful message. The first time I watched the music video, it felt like I had traveled around the world in 4 minutes and educated along the way. It’s packed full of empowerment and on such a huge scale. I love that Liz uses her talent and platform to both inspire and encourage change.
“When you gonna Rise Up? Everybody stand up”
It’s a powerful call for a positive change in the world. It truly is refreshing to hear a song like this at a time like this and I’m sure we can all agree that this is the movement and direction that the world needs to be headed in. It’s so important to share our stories and continue to strive for a better life, a better world and greatness. Being kind to each other and resilient in the face of adversity is what I believe in and what The Rise Up Movement does and that’s why I’m so pleased to be able to share this amazing song with you today.
“It is a call to action that says it’s time to stop living a life of complacency or in the words of the song, it’s time for us to ‘take less and give a little more’ “