“Song for a stranger”


Singer songwriter Elya felt inspired to write this protest song after watching ‘code rood’ a documentary by Jessica Vellirius about the death penalty. With ‘song for a stranger’ Elya has set the tone of what she wants to add into this world through her music; human connection. She’s an advocate of the idea that together we can make a difference. The song tells the story of prisoner Clinton Lee Young, who now goes by the name of #999447.

The evidence that strongly supports his claim of innocence has been ignored during his trial in 2001. The execution date has been set for 26-10-2017. All these people already stood up against this injustice. Also Help now by following these simple steps:

HOW TO #saveClintonYoung: → like and share this video to spread awareness → go to https://www.clintonyoungfoundation.com/ to find out what more you can do.

 

song for a stranger

Singer songwriter Elya felt inspired to write this protest song after watching ‘code rood’ a documentary by Jessica Vellirius about the death penalty. With ‘song for a stranger’ Elya has set the tone of what she wants to add into this world through her music; human connection.

— Credit list —

Filming, editting, lyics, songwriting and vocals: ELYA
Songwriting and piano: Xander van Riessen
Music production, guitar and mixing: Luis Colmenares
Mastering: Jesus jimenez
Backingvocals: Herman Ypma
Film assistance: Jacky Brown
Animation: Inés Chacón
Character design animation: Eyliana Ramírez
#basichumanrights #saveClintonYoung