George Perris Echoes The Refugee Crisis in “She Walks On” Single

Greek-French vocal pop sensation George Perris has released his new single “She Walks On,” a powerful and captivating track  about Maya, a 9-year-old Syrian refugee he met at a camp in Greece. CLICK HERE to listen. Check out the first listen on Parade MagazineA beacon of strength, Maya was left alone at the camp after her father died during the war and both her mother and brother drowned on their way to Greece. When Maya asked George to sing for her, George sang a French lullaby that his mother sang to him as a baby. She hugged him, leaving George in awe of her hope. George promised he would write this song for her but when he returned, she was gone.

The new single, co-written by PerrisMikal Blue and Adam Crossley, is a track off his upcoming international album, Who I’m Meant To Be, his second English-language album and  first as a co-writer, due out Friday, May 31st via Destin Productions. CLICK HERE to pre-order. Embracing an instinct to pick up a pen, the process commenced during late 2016 sessions in Los Angeles alongside producer and co-writer Eric Rosse [Sara Bareilles, Maroon 5, Tori Amos, Idina Menzel]. Throughout the next two years, he recorded everywhere from New York and Montreal to Athens with songwriter Sasha Sloan [John Legend, Steve Aoki] and producer Mikal Blue [Colbie Caillat, Jason Mraz, OneRepublic]These two years enabled Perris to fulfill an ambition he held onto since growing up in Greece, guided by mini Dalai Lama Rosse. 

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