Tom, also from Katherine NT, wanted to raise awareness about bullying. He wrote the song with Garth Porter, who donated his time and studio to record the track in Sydney with the beautiful and renowned Country Music Artist Sara Storer. Ted Howard, the Sound Engineer also donated his time and expertise to the cause.
Tom organised two schools in Western Australia (where he was touring at the time) to be involved in the filming and audio recording of the track; Pinjarra Primary School and Pinjarra Senior High School. The Pinjarra Primary School Choir can be heard in the recording of the Speak Up chorus.
The Dolly’s Dream Charity has been established by her family and friends in her memory. Dolly’s Dream will work to create positive change, help prevent the lives of other children being lost, and act as a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves.
All proceeds from the sale of ‘Speak Up’ will go directly to Dolly’s Dream.
The CD includes the audio recording and video clip of Speak Up.
Song writers – Tom Curtain and Garth Porter
Vocals – Tom Curtain feat. Sara Storer and the Pinjarra Primary School Choir
Producer – Garth Parter
Sound Engineer – Ted Howard
Video Clip Filmed by – Stuart Shepherd of One Universe Studios and Duncan Toombs of The Filmery
A special thank you to all those involved in this project.
If you need support you can contact:
– Lifeline 13 11 14
– Beyond Blue 1300 224 636
– Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
– Mensline 1300 789 978.