“When artists band together for a cause, it usually doesn’t mean that they literally band together. But recent alarming events are calling for exceptional Canadian artists to speak up and stand out against bullying. Enter Artists Against!, a project that blossomed over the continuing crisis of bullying and cyber bullying amongst high school students. Seven of Canada’s best and brightest have teamed up with Kids Help Phone under the name Artists Against, to create a song against bullying and to raise awareness as well as give back.
Jacob Hoggard, Lights, Pierre Bouvier, Fefe Dobson, Kardinal Offishall, Alyssa Reid, and Walk Off The Earth have taken the classic Cyndi Lauper song True Colors and revamped it to make it their own. True Colors will be released to air on radio in conjunction with Bullying Awareness Week starting November 12th with the song available on iTunes on November 13. All proceeds from the sale of this song will be donated to Kids Help Phone but you can listen to it now here.
Remember to keep the conversation going and stand up to bullying. If you or someone you know is being affected by bullying, find help at http://www.kidshelpphone.ca/mytruecolors.”