Fresh from their appearance on The Late Late Show with Ryan Tubridy, it’s their third release of this year after the success of their single ‘The Tower’ currently standing at over 50,000 streams and was the number one song on the Irish iTunes Charts in February 2020 and they have also released a song reflecting on love in their teenage years called ‘Sparks’ as their second single of 2020.
‘The War’ has been used in Northern Ireland DJ Dylan McKee’s documentary ‘Suicide and Me’, premiered at Belfast’s ‘Strand Cinema’. The documentary follows Dylan’s journey after Dylan’s failed suicide attempt and how his family and friends felt on that night Dylan attempted suicide. The documentary explores suicide in Northern Ireland but suicide remains a relevant issue wherever you go in the world.
Emmet wrote the song with vocalist OMZ. Emmet has worked with OMZ on several songs including his last single ‘Home’ which is signed to Irish superstar DJ John Gibbons’ label ‘BLINDsided’. John has described Emmet as an amazing talent and his single ‘Home’ as ‘an absolutely fantastic track’.
Emmet has also signed a number of record deals this year including one recently to DJ Louise DaCosta who has opened for the likes of Calvin Harris. Emmet has also worked with the likes of Denny White (Tiesto, Martin Garrix, Julia Michaels, Kanye West), Season eleven of NBC’s ‘The Voice’ finalist Josh Gallagher (Adam Lavigne) and Jordyn Kane (Alessia Cara, MK) and has received huge appraisal from musicians around the world.
OMZ has releases with Sony, Warner and Universal. He has his vocal used on the closing of the TomorrowLand 2018 after movie and has worked under the likes of Swedish House Mafia.
‘The War’ is a song wrote during lockdown and lyrically holds a difficult upbringing along with personal struggle to keep fighting on but knowing that you’ve been fighting your whole life, you won’t stop fighting now and you will battle any war that comes your way. The music video is just about to hit twenty thousand views in just a few days on YouTube.
Just in 2019 there has been 421 suicides in the Republic of Ireland, that is 69 more compared to 2018. The suicide rate has increased by 19%. The male suicide rate in the Republic of Ireland remains three times higher than the female rate.
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Documentary Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRTn12e2-3I
Watch the documentary ‘Suicide & Me’: https://youtu.be/qYDT4GmZ4d0
‘Open up and talk about what’s bothering you because a problem shared is a problem halved’ – Dylan McKee, creator of ‘Suicide & Me’ and Mental health advocate.