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Garner Family – I Can’t Breathe | New Music

Garner Family 10.07.2016ANDREW


In 2014, Eric Garner died in New York City at the hands of the police. Now, Garner’s family has released “I Can’t Breathe”, a new song titled after Garner’s final words. The song features Garner’s brother and sister, Ellisha and Steven Flagg. Artists, including Miguel, Beyoncé, Jay Z, The Game and Snoop Dogg have criticised police forces nationwide.


“I Can’t Breathe” comes with clanking piano and despairing vocals. It is both heavy and soaring, like somehow treading water wearing concrete on your feet. The track mixes soulful singing with booming bars of rap. The fadeout features a chorus of sisters and mothers railing against their brothers and sons being chopped down.




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I've always wanted to be involved in the media since before I even left school; to write for a living.I feel most eloquent when mapping out my thoughts on paper or on a computer screen.I studied media at college for two years, and went straight into third year at university studying publishing with journalism.After a range of work experience, I did a magazine journalism course in Bournemouth, a long way away from my hometown of Aberdeen, achieving my NCTJ qualifications.Now I spend my time gladly writing about music.
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