Young Person Pink records song 'Seventeen'

It never goes unnoticed how incredibly talented the young people are on the #Focus5 project. One of our main outcomes for #Focus5 is ensure young people have increased self-awareness and an understanding of their own strengths, aptitudes and potential to achieve their goals. While exploring these with their #Focus5 Key Workers, quite often our young people discover something about themselves that they are really good at, a strength, this to us is gold and its incredible to see.

Pink is a #Focus5 participant who due to a number of issues including the impact of Covid 19 had stopped going out and was spending most of their time on their own in their room. Pink started writing songs using a ukulele and was given a guitar last Christmas which they taught themself to play. When Pink joined #Focus5 in May their Key Worker asked to listen to some of the songs they’d been working on and was blown away by how good they are! After several live performances in the back garden summer house with an audience of one very enthusiastic Key Worker, Pink signed up for some recording sessions with our partners, Sound Gallery. Pink worked with Duncan, the Technical Director and recorded one of their songs ‘Seventeen’. Check it out...