New G.R.L. single is dedicated to the late Simone Battle
In September 2014, girl group G.R.L. was torn apart as member Simone Battle tragically took her own life, following a long battle with depression. While there is no doubt that the last few months have been extremely difficult for the four remaining girls, they have been working hard to pay tribute to their dear friend in the best way possible.
“Lighthouse” is a beautiful track about remaining strong, and being there for friends through difficult times. Mixed with the always-memorable production by Dr Luke, it may be on its way to being G.R.L.’s biggest track yet. It certainly deserves to be. The track is more real and genuine than most of the songs charting right now.
If the lyrics were somehow unable to make you emotional, the music video most certainly will. Entirely dedicated to Simone, it features clips and images of her childhood and life, particularly the many enjoyable moments spent with her fellow bandmates. In between these, the four girls can be seen singing, clearly heartbroken by their sudden loss.
The music video concludes with an important and appropriate message dedicated to anyone who is battling depression:
“If you or someone you know is suffering, please visit GRLGivesAnHour.org”
No doubt Simone would not only be thankful, but proud. R.I.P Simone, you will be missed.
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