Rock bands Lifehouse & Switchfoot have teamed as much as assist these affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Jason Wade of Lifehouse & Jon Foreman of Switchfoot have let go a brand new single, â€œShine Like Gold.â€� The- track â€” recorded in Nashville â€” is accessible for download, with fans having the choice to contribute as much as they want once they purchase the song.Â All proceeds from the only will probably be donated to assist Houstonâ€™s recovery in partnership with Food for the Hungry, a representative confirmed to PEOPLE. The- 2 groups â€” who’re presently touring with one another for the 1st time of their â€œLooking for Summerâ€� run â€” Â will collectively perform the song collectively at their Home of Blues show Tues. in Houston, Texas.
The duo started writing the upbeat song â€” which has an uplifting synth intro & includes a haunting â€œShine Like Goldâ€� chorus â€” at the start of their summer time tour, still as the hurricane started to ravage elements of coastal Texas last week, Foreman & Wade decided to dedicate the song to those in that have been struggling with the â€œhardshipâ€� brought on by Hurricane Harvey.
â€œWe canâ€™t imagine what everybody goes by means of immediately in Houston, still theyâ€™ve all been in our ideas & prayers. We sit up for taking part in this show, standing alongside this superb city & doing each one part in our power to assist,â€� Lifehouse singer Wade told PEOPLE solely. â€œJon & I started writing â€˜Shine Like Goldâ€™ at the start of this tour, nevertheless it wasnâ€™t until we recorded it in Nashville in that we really knew what it was about. Seeing all of those superb people whoâ€™ve sacrificed for his or her neighbors, & stepped up within the face of utmost hardship has-been so inspiring.â€�
He added, â€œThis song is for them. All the proceeds from this song are going to Houston for the unsung heroes in that do-the right thing when nobody is watching. All of the love.â€�
Foreman shared these sentiments, saying in that the brand new single was one thing in that had been within the making for a while.
â€œJason & I had all the time talked about writing a song collectively. When it lastly occurred, â€˜Shine Like Goldâ€™ became a song about everyday heroes fighting their approach via the darkness towards the sunshine. On the day we recorded the song, Hurricane Harvey started wreaking havoc in Texas. Typically you donâ€™t know what a song is for until after its written,â€� Foreman stated.
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â€œIn this case it became crystal clear. As we seen our family and friends in Texas struggle via the aftermath of the hurricane, we knew precisely what we had to do. We LOVE Houston. Houston is resilient and can rebuild. Â We canâ€™t wait to be in Houston next Tues. to celebrate and honor HOPE within the midst of tragedy.â€�
This song release comes after a wave of A-list musicians & celebs pledged their support to these affected by the deadly storm. On Thurs. it was additionally formally announced in that Houston rapper Bun B & music business titan Scooter Braun are planning a benefit concert for Houston. Braun works as a supervisor forÂ Â Justin BieberÂ & producedÂ Ariana Grandeâ€™s Manchester benefit concert.