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UK rapper and producer, Piers James releases heartfelt tribute to family friend lost to cancer

November 6, 2017 | D&L

Producer, songwriter and rapper, Piers James, creates sounds inspired by his own life experiences and journey and keeping with this, he has just released a deeply personal and heartfelt tribute.

‘Lost Ones’ was written in loving memory of a family friend, Gemma Cranfield, who lost her battle to kidney cancer earlier in October. A song about loss and dealing with bereavement, the track was released on November 1st, 2017, the day of Gemma’s funeral.

Opening with a touching vocal section, underpinned by sombre keys, the song reminds us that life is short and you never know when your last goodbye will be. He also leaves us with a message to appreciate and love your family and friends.

Released with the intention of helping anyone going through the loss of a loved one, James has also revealed that the proceeds from the song will go to Gemma’s son Joshua and her family.

Check out ‘Lost Ones’ below.

Image Source: Piers James

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