As we honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month each and every October, this year female powerhouses Dolly Parton, Monica, Jordin Sparks, Rita Wilson, and Sara Evans have come together to help the fight with their new song “Pink”. This special collaboration benefits Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization.
When we think about breast cancer, most of us likely associate the color pink with it. This track helps us imagine a day where pink goes back to being just a color. Written by Erin Kinsey, Jodi Marr, and Victoria Shaw, each superstar showcases their voice during each verse and all five come together perfectly for the chorus. Combing country, pop, and R&B, this is a beautiful ballad that not only shows how beautifully mixing artists from different genres can be, but it also gives us hope that hopefully one day we’ll be able to find a cure to the terrible disease.
This song is for everyone who has been affected by breast cancer, which, unfortunately, with one in eight women being diagnosed with the disease each year and taking away more than 42,000 lives annually, it’s not uncommon that we all have been somehow affected. It’s also a great reminder that even with everything else this year has brought us, the fight to stop breast cancer is still ongoing and continues to need support.
“You gotta believe without seeing\You gotta keep going, keep breathing\ When you face a day that feels like you’re gonna break\ Lean on the ones that love you\ The guardian angels above you\ And think about when pink was just another color”
In a recent press release, Parton shared what recording the song meant to her. “This is such a beautiful song of hope. I’m honored to join with these powerful women to help support Susan G. Komen’s life-saving work.”
Wilson, a breast cancer survivor herself, shared what she loves about doing the project. “The song is not just for someone who is a survivor or going through breast cancer treatment, it is for anyone who loves someone who has been impacted by breast cancer. That’s why I love this song.”
While the fight against breast cancer may not be over yet, “Pink” gives us a reason to believe we will be there one day.
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