Nandi Bushell & Roman Morello

Nandi Bushell’s Recent Song With Roman & Tom Morello Just Got A Shout-Out From Barack Obama


During her trip to the United States this past summer, 11-year-old multi-instrumentalist Nandi Bushell collaborated with Roman Morello, son of Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello, and Tom himself on a new song that promoted climate change awareness.

That track, “The Children Will Rise Up!“, also saw actor/musician Jack Black and environmental activist Greta Thunberg both participate in the official music video, which was released this October.

As of today, November 10th, that video has just been introduced to a far wider audience thanks to a post made about it by former U.S. President Barack Obama. You can see what the former head of state had to say about it below:

Tom himself has since stated of the mention:

Bushell herself originally offered the following about the track around its initial release:

“I am so proud of myself and Roman Morello for writing our EPIC song with Tom Morello! We hope you love it and we really hope our song helps raise awareness for climate change!

After learning about climate change at school I wanted to help make a difference.

I wanted to write a song about how I felt about climate change and asked Tom Morello and his son Roman Morello to collaborate with me. Once Roman and I had written the song we asked Jack Black and Greta Thunberg if they would like to be in the music video! They loved our song and wanted to join us in raising awareness for climate change!

In collaboration with Fridays For Future Brazil and England, branches of the global youth climate movement started by Greta Thunberg, all proceeds from ‘The Children Will Rise Up’ will be donated to the nonprofit organisation ‘The SOS Pantanal Institute’ – ‘Help Pantanal’ Instituto SOS Pantanal

We need to act now! Rise Up! Protest! Be Loving, Be Peaceful, Be Respectful, Be Sensible but BE POWERFUL!!!

Thank you Daddy, for making this music video.

Thank you Tom Morello and Roman for writing a song with me. Thank you Jack Black and Greta Thunberg for being in our music video. Thank you to everyone who has helped us release the song.

Thank you to Chad Blakely for creating and donating the awesome cover artwork!

Thank you to Roland, when my Daddys laptop was stolen, Roland replaced it to help him finish the music video. (Jamie you are awesome).”

Proceeds from the song will go towards the nonprofit The SOS Pantanal Institute.

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