Mental Health Awareness Week: ‘I’d Rather Be’ music video

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week. To celebrate, we’ve made a new video for my song ‘I’d Rather Be’.

I wrote ‘I’d Rather Be’ about a year after my first psychosis when I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.  I’d gone through all the stages of being at first completely terrified and then chronically depressed, and I was starting to feel a bit stronger.

I was starting to realise that all this energy in my head could be something precious, it could be something I could transform into creativity if I chose to.  And I was thinking when I was writing this song, we all have choices in life, and these are some of mine…