SUM Ignites Self-Empowerment In New Music Video 'It's Alright To Be Me'

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SUM Ignites Self-Empowerment In New Music Video 'It's Alright To Be Me'

NYC-based group SUM is uplifting spirits all across the world with their individual blend of Soul, Jazz, and Pop. The have an essence of groove that transcends their music beyond just their sound. SUM sticks to a message of positivity that has been brought to audiences with the recent release of their single, "It's Alright To Be Me", and the music video which was exclusively premiered on GroundSounds. The music video further ignites the importance of their message of empowerment, continually urging their listeners to love and accept themselves for who they are, especially as artists.

The single has been gaining praise with Eclectic Music Lover saying, "Their exuberant music style, born from a fusion of jazz, soul, hip hop and pop, is beautifully showcased on their uplifting new single 'It's Alright to Be Me.'"

Written and composed by Steve Belvilus, a multi-talented musician (Les Nubians, Hamilton: an American Musical, Natalie Cole, Hezekiah Walker) and performed by the amazing singer and New York actress, Patryce Williams, "It's Alright to be Me'' is an addictive tune. The overall composition supports their message and the story shown through the music video is one which we all can relate to.

SUM Ignites Self-Empowerment In New Music Video 'It's Alright To Be Me'

Recently, in an interview with VENTS Magazine, Steve indulged on the inspiration for the single "It's Alright to Be Me": "When we played shows, people kept messing up the name of our band and we always had to explain the meaning. So I decided to write a song that hopefully will become a hit so that we don't have to explain ourselves anymore." The lyrics explain the meaning of the word sum, latin for for "I" or "To Be", all the while defining the band and their philosophy through the pleasing sounds of Jazz, Soul, and Pop.

Check out the music video for "It's Alright to be Me" and stay tuned for the released of their upcoming self-titled album, SUM, out September 28th.

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