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Trash Boat Have Covered Linkin Park’s ‘Given Up’ For Hopeless Records’ Songs That Saved My Life

Brii Jamieson
Brii Jamieson 9 May 2019 at 10.50

It's pretty emotional.

Remember last year, Hopeless Records launched Songs That Saved My Life? It was launched with a compilation of covers featuring the likes of Neck DeepThe MaineAs It Is and more.

But if you thought that was the end of the Songs That Saved My Life content, you'd be wrong.

Trash Boat have dropped a cover of Linkin Park's 'Given Up' as part of the Songs That Saved My Life concept. This particular cover has been released for Mental Health Awareness Month.

Speaking about his connection with the song, Trash Boat frontman Tobi Duncan has shared “I remember watching a radio interview Chester Bennington did in February 2017, just 5 months before his death. He spoke so plainly and openly about his suffering to the extent that, with the benefit of hindsight, it was obviously a desperate cry for help.” He continued, “May is mental health awareness month, and with this cover comes a reminder to be the voice that counterbalances the army of negativity in someone’s head. Make the first move, ask the difficult questions and keep the conversation going, even if it seems helpless. You CAN make a difference.”

Check out the Trash Boat cover of Linkin Park's 'Given Up' below:

Songs That Saved My Life is a brand centered around music that played a pivotal role in the lives of artists and fans that benefits mental health and suicide prevention charities. Everyone has music that helped them through a tough time. STSML looks to engage current artists with cover versions of those songs and share those stories with the world. This project benefits a variety of mental health and suicide prevention organisations. Currently, this project benefits Crisis Text Line, Hope For The Day, The Trevor Project, and To Write Love On Her Arms. 

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