The Beamish Brothers Discuss Mental Health In New Song: “Anxious”
May 24, 2021
Following their highly-acclaimed political pop single “Dollar At The Heart,” that came alongside a visually captivating music video which recently amassed over 100,000 views on YouTube, alt-pop duo The Beamish Brothers are back with yet another indie-pop gem, partnering with mental health organization One Eighty to share their new song “Anxious.” The brotherly duo have cemented themselves as one of Australia’s most exciting emerging acts, with a catalog boasting over over 8 million collective streams and media enthusiasm in Japan and South Korea after their tour back in 2019, and are continuing to showcase their talents on every release, with “Anxious” being no exception.
Written by the duo’s eldest brother, Ben Beamish, “Anxious” is a song about struggling with mental health. Coming from a deeply personal place, the lyrics speak to Ben’s ongoing lived experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and anxiety, as well as the economic stresses and societal pressures surrounding the youth of today.
As part of the release of their new song ‘Anxious’, The Beamish brothers partnered with One Eighty, a youth mental charity doing some important work in prevention and early intervention. Fifty percent of all streaming royalties and proceeds from the song alongside total funds raised from the initiative will go directly towards developing and implementing vital youth mental health programs accessible across Australia. Anyone wanting to donate and contribute to the cause, can do so here.
“We wanted to work with someone small and local, with a grassroots approach. Having sat in on their open sessions and experienced first hand the intimacy and safeness they provide, we feel strongly about championing their cause,” explain The Beamish Brothers about their partnership with One Eighty.
- Photographer Tayla Lauren
- Body Art Jakob Perrett