DFK2015 Winner

Get to know the man behind the song!

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Tell us when music became such an integral part of your life
and what it means to you?

Music has been a integral part of who I am since day one. It flows through my body like the blood in my veins and emanates from everything I do. I firmly believe that music is a way in which we can all connect with ourselves, each other, and the world around us, by communicating, as well as documenting and expressing emotion in a way that words can’t.

Why do you feel you would be the best person to write and sing this year’s WorldWide Dance for Kindness anthem?

The world has seen so much darkness and confusion, but there is a small group of people out there (growing every day!) that know what it means to spread the light. With my selfless music which I use to inspire others, together we can make the change the world so desperately needs, by stretching out our hands to those that need and picking society up to a place of kindness and care for one another.

How do you think music can be used to make the world a better place?

Music is a universal language. It can be used to break through any barrier that separates one person from another. If the music we sing and dance to is a fire lit by kindness and compassion, then that is the message we will be spreading around the world.

What is your vision for this year’s DFK anthem?

“More Light” is a song about how every single person has unique talents and abilities that can be used to make the world a better place. We all have the ability to do acts of kindness, and each one makes a real impact on the world. Whether you sing to put a smile on someone’s face, help an elderly woman cross the street, provide love and care for children or adults with special needs, visit hospital patients, run charity marathons, or buy a homeless man ice cream, you are using your unique skills to bring “More Light” into the world.

 

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yaakov MORE LIGHT
Written by: Yaakov Feldstein

Put on a smile for those who don’t
And change the world for those who won’t
Today’s our day to share a dream
The power lies in our belief

Let’s speak for all of those who can’t
And rise for those who cannot stand
Inside we all shine like the sun
It’s time to let it out together as one

More light, more love
Everything we’re made up of is light
Hold on tight, through it all
Pick the whole world up when you see it fall
And shine more light

Let’s give our love to those in need
and change the headlines that we read
We all want peace, this is our chance
Unite the world through song and dance

There is a space that you can fill
Look deep within you’ll find the skill
It’s better to fail than never try
Follow your heart and you will
glimmer and shine with…

(Repeat Chorus)

You don’t need a cape to be a hero
It’s more heroic to teach others to fly
An act of kindness, no matter how small
Creates a ripple that goes on and on …
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DFK2015 Contestants

Check out their songs!

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More Light

by Yaakov Feldstein

“More Light” aims to inspire people to impact the world, one life at a time.

Powerful

Along the Way

by Lacey Newbry

I hope my music inspires people to be a little better.

Fun

Peace Anthem

by SPENGLISH (ñ)

We want to unite the world with a peace anthem bringing everyone together as one.

Happiness

Make Kindness Go Viral

by Sami Siteman

The world has so many problems, but I truly believe that kindness is the remedy.

Compassionate

Shout Out The Kindness

by Michelle De Silva

Having everyone come together to spread kindness and love around.

Loving

Whisper in the Air

by Angie Nussey

I believe music has the ability to inspire and connect us.

Deep

A Little Bit of Kindness

by Randy Hyden

My music comes from all my experiences in life.

Caring

Believe

by Julia Westlin & David MeShow

My hearts words, my language, my world 🙂

Love

Being Kind

by Nimo

A reflection of how my heart feels we should live life, with compassion.

Pilgrim

What If

by Eric Borgos

I write songs as a hobby. I want people to hear my music.

Honest

Fix This Planet

by Nicole Raviv

Helping the world with a positive outlook and care for everyone.

Original