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Baravilala Composes New Song, ‘Seven’

Baravilala Composes  New Song, ‘Seven’
June 11
12:04 2017

The song Seven is one of the most popular songs right now having been shared many times on social media.

Renowned singer and composer, Elena Baravilala said it took her two days to write the song.

The song “Seven” is a tribute to the late, Tevita Secivo who passed away last December and his wife, Galuoko Secivo who are both pilots.

“After I wrote it I sent it back to Mrs Secivo and she was teary because that was exactly what her late husband would have told her and what she would have told him.”

“The couple’s story has garnered a social media following on Facebook with a powerful story of love, loss, strength, and inspiration to all that have read it.”

Elena said she suggested singer Pau Koroituicakau to her to feature in the recording and he was actually their favorite singer so everything just worked.

“I brought in Pau showed him the song and he just loved it, we had such a great vocal chemistry in the studio and we’ve been friends for a very long time too so it was very easy to collaborate.”

She added at the same knowing how talented Pauliasi is, she gave him the freedom to do whatever he wanted to do with the song with no limits as his incredible and just overly talented .

“He sang exactly how I heard it in my head when I wrote it and we debuted the song during the Fiji Performing Rights Association Music Awards last month,” Elena said.

This isn’t Elena’s first composed song but it always feels like it’s her first. It’s a beautiful piece of love story being retold in song and she embodied it like it was her own.

“It feels great to be able to connect to that story make it your own and allow the thousands of audience to connect to it.”

She added at the same time just being vulnerable to the story itself and expressed it from the origin of this story.

For her this is more important and how she retells this story through this gift of writing, singing and performing.

Expect more compositions from Elena as well as writing for other Artists, and more songs being recorded, sky is the limit for her.

Elena is also looking at how she can share what she has with others who need it even while being a young composer. She is solely driven by empowering people with all that she has from character to gift and talent.

The song was produced by well-known Solomon Islands Producer, Ozlam. The song “Seven” by Elena and Pau is now available on ITunes.

The powerful music video for the song was also released this week and as expected had gone viral with over 98,000 views already on social media.

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