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Cape Town’s Stanley Sibande Releases Impactful Video For His Emotional Track ‘Cuts’

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‘Cuts’ is inspired by real events and is directly linked to the Cape Town-based singer-songwriter Stanley Sibande. Composed during the recent global lockdown, Sibande took time to sit down and reflect on his mental health struggles, ongoing relapses and experiences of self-harm.

I wrote the song during the strict lockdowns of 2020 when I had the chance to really sit down with myself and reflect on every experience and decision that got me to where I was in 2020 and that experience is one of the greatest, because it was what made me decide to leave Zambia after realizing that if I didn’t get up and leave, it was going to happen. reproduce and I wasn’t sure I would survive it the second time around…” explains Stanley.

He adds, “It was important to me to make this video and bring a visual aspect to the story around Cuts. The video paints a more holistic picture of my experience and raises the growing conversation about mental health and the importance of getting help when you recognize you need it Cuts video might not be the easiest thing to watch and I totally understand that some people might not be fine but if we’re going to have these conversations and be completely open and honest about what we’re struggling with, whether present or past, we can’t filter or sugar coat our individual stories for the sake of palatability…”