"if you want the sun to shine" - Single & Music Video released

While actually releasing the Single already in May 2020, I finally also created the official music video for it.

I originally composed this song in January 2020. Those familiar with my YouTube Channel will remember me uploading the following video:

However, working on this song with Logic Pro X I was able to create this professional track using drums, additional instruments and sound effects. As with all my original music, I wrote every note, as well as all its lyrics. For my music video I used Final Cut Pro and the amazing footage provided by Pexels (

With its clear message, this song emphasises the power and control our minds can excert over us ("shadow"). And it suggests transcending ("stepping out of") the mind through introspection as a simple, yet very powerful, way to dissolve any clouds, and thus allowing the sun back in...


piano soul

P.S.: All my released songs can be found on Spotify, iTunes, AppleMusic, AmazonMusic, etc... Exemplarily, here are the links for the first two mentioned:


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