Originally Published by MyMCMedia on 05/26/2020
By: Emma Shuster
COVID-19 has caused a disruption in many festivities including graduations and birthday celebrations.
To try to make up for the disappointments, musicians Elizabeth and Phil Kominski from Silver Spring, members of the band The Breakaways, created a quarantine birthday song for those who have to celebrate their special day during these tough times.
The original video features husband and wife Phil and Elizabeth singing their own version of “Happy Birthday.” The song follows the tune of “Gold Digger” by Kanye West. Through the power of social media and lyrics such as, “It’s a trifling time indeed, but despite of the COVID, we’re here to say happy birthday,” the two have captured the attention of many.
According to the Kominskis, they have received an abundance of positive feedback so far.
“The music cannot stop. Everybody is suffering in some way right now. One of the best ways to make yourself feel better in bad times is to try and make others feel better and do nice things for others. How can we use our skill sets to make other people smile and give back?” Elizabeth said.
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