Award-winning songstress Natalie Jean has graced our pages almost more than any other artist I can think of. Not because we privilege her releases above anyone else’s, but because she is so prolific – releasing albums and singles, both in French and in English.
This time Natalie is back with yet another project and for a noble cause too. She has completed the recording of the song “As Within So Without”, written in collaboration with Lois Chazen who took care of the lyrics, while Natalie crafted the melody and sang the song.
Lois Chazen, an author, publisher, lyricist, and animal rights advocate, is the founder of The Animal Projects’ “World Peace for Animals,” a music fundraising project created through “Turtle Dove Publications,” to help sanctuaries and organizations all over the world make a difference in the lives of animals.
The project also includes singer-songwriter Georgia Paris as its coordinator, as well as Wilfredo (Will) Rodriguez who is the sound producer, web designer, and graphic designer for this project, amongst other things.
Soon The Animal Projects’ “World Peace for Animals,” CD/DVD compilation will be released containing the work of various artists, and we are proud to announce that Natalie Jean will be a part of the project with her collaborative song, “As Within So Without”.
We got a sneak preview of the track, and as usual Natalie brings her whole bag of delicious tricks to the table – a smooth and powerful voice, clear diction and just enough emotion to convince you of her real intentions, without sounding cheesy or imploring.
For those of you who haven’t championed a cause, maybe a song like this will inspire you. Or maybe it will just get stuck in your head for a while. Long enough for you to ponder and relate. The most powerful effect music has on people is the ability to inspire them into action.
And “As Within So Without” is a song that has that goal at its core, both in Chazen’s thoughtful lyrics and in Natalie’s earnestly uplifting performance which makes this a soulful anthem to an awakening consciousness of kindness for all living beings.
The song’s message is an absolutely beautiful reminder of the sensitivity, compassion and caring each of us needs to carry within us until the world catches up that all creatures deserve compassion.