Culture is Life, a not-for-profit working to reduce self-harm and suicide among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, releases ‘Something On My Mind’ music video as part of IT’S TIME FOR CHANGE – a campaign that asks all Australians to have a think about the impact of Australia Day on our young people and their families.
Written by Nhunggabarra, Kooma, Muruwari man Glenn Skuthorpe in collaboration with Wemba Wemba, Mutti Mutti and Yorta Yorta woman Jedda Costa and Djugun man Louis Mokak and accompanied by Wergaia woman and emerging singer-songwriter Alice Skye, the song was produced by Katie Symes and engineered by Colin Wynne at Thirty Mills Studios. The release also features a music video filmed at Aviary Studios in Collingwood by James Arneman of Sunlander Films.
With five highly-regarded albums to his name and music featured in documentaries such as John Pilger’s Utopia, international touring singer-songwriter Glenn Skuthorpe grew up with a guitar in hand on the Aboriginal reserve at Goodooga in NSW: “My musical journey started out when I was a kid, sitting around the campfire with the old people playing guitars and sharing songs and stories. That’s how we learnt about our country and our culture, from the old people.”