Atlanta-based soul singer and songwriter Curtis Harding returns with a new powerful anthem Hopeful. It's his first new music in three years. I wrote [“Hopeful”] some time ago but in theory it goes far beyond a time and place. I’ve always tried to carry it (Hope) wherever I am. Darkness finds us all, hope allows us the fortitude to seek out the light - Harding explained.
The new single is accompanied by a video made by photojournalist Lynsey Weatherspoon. Working on the visuals for 'Hopeful' was very cathartic because it gave me the chance to revisit and reflect on the activities from 2020. Curtis' song really brings home what we're all feeling and how we can progress to the hope we have for our future. His energy is unmatched and he immersed himself into the process, which helped us create a powerful storyline for the video. Being able to really bring home the meaning of the song within several areas of Atlanta really made this project a success. I know 'Hopeful' will be able to bring a sense of place in a world that we desire to love and peace to be spread abound - Weatherspoon, who explained his visual concept.
Watch the video of Curtis Harding new song Hopeful:
Curtis Harding fuels his psychedelic sound with the essence of Soul but isn’t bound by it. Instead, his songs convey an eclectic blend of genres leaping from the many musical lives he has lived from following his evangelical Gospel-singing mother on tour around the country as a child to rapping in Atlanta, forming a garage band with The Black Lips’ Cole Alexander to singing back-up for Cee Lo Green. Through these experiences, he fully embraces life’s darkest intricacies and conjures dynamic, addictive melodies.
Listen to Curtis Harding new song Hopeful:
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