Behind the Scenes of Hope by Nick Wood featuring Julian Lennon

Mar 11, 2021

Harnessing Hope: On the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake Syn’s Creative Director Nick Wood reflects on the making of “Hope,” a duet with Julian Lennon he wrote and produced to honor a nation reeling from the tragedy of the natural disaster and its aftermath. The song was created in collaboration with Tetsuya Komuro, John Jones, Randy Cooke, and the Beyond Tomorrow Students, an initiative to support students facing socioeconomic challenges, whose voices added depth and optimism to the true work of love.

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Made Possible by:

Composed by Nick Wood

Produced by John Jones & Nick Wood

Vocals Julian Lennon & Nick Wood

Guitar Michael Thompson

Bass & guitar John Jones

Drums Randy Cooke

String arrangement and Orchestration Todd Hayen

Group Vocals by Beyond Tomorrow and Boys and Girls Club

Recorded and Mixed by Takashi Akaku at Syn Studios Tokyo