Madi Diaz, Pleasure Oladokun, and S.G. Goodman have teamed up for a canopy of Patty Griffin’s ‘Be Cautious’. Proceeds from the one will profit Abortion Inside Attain Coalition, a nonprofit group combating for reproductive justice and abortion accessibility. Diaz and Goodman produced the observe, which options backing vocals from Courtney Marie Andrews and Savana Santos. Take heed to it under.
“I’m excited and honored to be part of this launch as a result of we’re at a second in American politics the place we have now to recollect and act on the reality that advocating for my neighbors’ rights is my advocating for my very own rights,” Oladok uncommented in an announcement. S.G. Goodman added: “To be sincere, having to emphasise why the message of ‘Be Cautious’ is essential at this very second is tragic inside itself. Sadly, it’s related. The necessity to plead for a vote making certain ladies’s autonomy is related.”
When Roe V. Wade was overturned this previous summer time, Patty Griffin’s music ‘Be Cautious’ slipped into my unconscious. It grew to become a mantra of power that was enjoying persistently at the back of my coronary heart and thoughts day in and day trip, gently encouraging me to maintain placing one foot in entrance of the opposite. It grew to become a type of battle cry directed towards anybody that wishes to remove my rights to my very own physique and my reproductive freedom. You’ve woke up the beast so that you higher ‘Be Cautious.’ This Supreme Court docket choice impacts all of us – ‘All the women with the washing rags,’ ‘all the women with the buying luggage,’ any particular person with a uterus and all people with their very own physique. That is about management over one other particular person’s human rights and freedoms – the appropriate of creating our personal decisions about our well being and wellbeing. When it was so exhausting to speak about what had simply occurred in our nation, writing about it felt slightly simpler, so my finest pal, Morgan Elizabeth Peirce, and I wrote our personal verse, utilizing the good Patty Griffin’s music as a springboard into our current. It felt good to say and sing one thing which means a lot to us and I’m past grateful for this group of great people for coming collectively to place all of our voices and hearts on report, printing this second in time, placing it out into the world and harnessing the ability that’s born after we unite and work collectively. I hope that anybody needing to listen to this music, hears it and feels slightly bit much less alone. Vote with that in thoughts.
Since releasing her newest album, Historical past of a Feeling, Diaz has shared the Similar Historical past, New Emotions EP, which options reinterpretations of songs from the album with totally different visitor vocalists. Take a look at our Artist Highlight interview with Madi Diaz.