I Hope You Find Happiness
19 July 2016
I Hope You’ll Find Happiness https://youtu.be/9a3KAEat_EU
Soundcloud playlist https://soundcloud.com/shameless-promotion/sets/kolumbus-give-them-life
I Hope You’ll Find Happiness https://kolumbus1.bandcamp.com/track/i-hope-you-find-happiness
Leave The Light On http://kolumbus1.bandcamp.com/track/leave-the-light-on
Website http://www.kolumbus.ie (includes several free downloads)Irish singer-songwriter Kolumbus has announced a new single ‘I Hope You Find Happiness’ from his forthcoming debut EP ‘Give Them Life’ on the back of an enthusiastic reception for the first single ‘Leave The Light On’. Kolumbus is a musical project representing the solo journey of Irish songwriter Mark ‘Cappy’ Caplice. Correspondingly, the new video for this single features his own experiences around Ireland, with imagery so beautiful it could swoon romantic travelers and adventurers to visit the Emerald Isle.
‘I Hope You Find Happiness’ was written as a lament regarding the droves of Irish people that left the country to find better lives, while looking forward to happier times. “They had to leave family, friends loved ones behind to fly half way across the world. So many of my own friends and close family were among them and I saw first hand how difficult it is, both for those who leave and those who stay,” explains Kolumbus. “I would never hold it against anyone for leaving. Life is too short to dwell on anything.”
Earlier, Kolumbus’ Christmas single ‘You Know It’s Christmas’ hit the No.1 spot on the Google Play Music Charts and Top 20 on iTunes, ahead of heavy hitters Adele and Justin Bieber, with all proceeds goint to Inner City Helping Homeless and Baltinglass Lions Christmas appeal. That song also features the West Wicklow Voices and Chorus Kids Choir.
“Full of hope and good-heartedness… Clever well-crafted lyrics and instrumentation and a feel-good element that lingers on well after the song ends” – The Spill Magazine“Fantastic show. Great songs. Great voice. Highly endearing and remarkable spirited performer with Class A songmanship and wise lyrics” – The Record Stache