TEAMING UP WITH NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, PACT HAWAII, RACHEL USES HER MUSIC TO EMPOWER VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE TO BREAK FREE!
HAWAIIAN NATIVE, RACHEL CRUZ, TAKES A STAND AGAINST DOMESTIC ABUSE THROUGH HER NEW SINGLE & MUSIC VIDEO “CREEPIN’ UNDER MY SKIN” RELEASED ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2021.
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“Creepin’ Under My Skin” talks about the mental struggle, emotional rollercoaster and chaotic cycle of abuse. It answers the question of why victims stay in abuse, and expresses the inner turmoil of their journey towards trying to break free from it. A portion of the proceeds generated will be donated to PACT Hawaii who offers aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse!
Courtesy Sight & Sound Productions,"Creepin' Under My Skin" music video.
HAWAII – November 1, 2021 – Up and coming actor, singer, songwriter, Rachel Cruz, released her official music video, “Creepin’ Under My Skin” on Friday, October 1, 2021; the start of Domestic Abuse Awareness Month.
Photo by @seize.every.moment.photography
Working with Grammy-nominated music producer, Imua Garza of Zeo Music, Rachel was able to bring this hard hitting alt/pop/rock music production to life.
The Music Video was Produced by American Film & Television Director, Bryan Spicer, owner of Sight & Sound Hawaii, whose credits include shows such as Bones, Prison Break, Magnum P.I., Hawaii Five-0, and more. Directed by Fairai Richmond and shot in Honolulu, Hawaii. “Creepin’ Under My Skin” talks about the mental struggle, emotional roller coaster and chaotic cycle of abuse.
It answers the question of why victims stay in abuse, and expresses the inner turmoil of their journey towards trying to break free from it. Rachel’s new music video portrays real life survivors of Domestic Abuse and sends a message of Empowerment to those still fighting to overcome their current situation.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to PACT Hawaii to help Women & Children of Domestic Abuse!
“They say hurt people, hurt people. I found that to be so true, but I also believe that Empowered people, Empower people. Breaking Free and Healing from the toxic cycle of abuse is absolutely possible. Some people just need a little help to get the courage to find their path to freedom. I hope this song can be that for them.” ~ Rachel Cruz.
ABOUT RACHEL CRUZ
Like a modern day siren, Rachel lures her listeners in with haunting melodies and a soulful voice. Once entranced, she takes her captives on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment guiding them safely through the storms and shipwrecks of life. Engrossed with the rhythmic vibes of her culture, this Hawaiian Native began playing the ukulele, eventually writing her own lyrics and melodies.
Though her creativity was heavily influenced by her island home, her taste in music contrasted the happy and light-hearted sounds of the islands. Instead, she found solace in artists like P!nk, Evanescence and Adele who’s music mirrored the hardships and realities she faced in her own life. Behind the lights, cameras and smiles, Rachel was haunted by traumas and abuses she’d been going through for years.
Music became the catalyst that helped her to truly find her voice. It is no secret that life is hard, but in a world that can leave you feeling cold and forgotten, her lyrics offer hope reminding others that they are not alone.
Huge Mahalo & Shout Out to film & television director, Bryan Spicer @bryspy45 of @sightandsoundhawaii for the incredible production for this upcoming music video! So truly & genuinely grateful for all that you are and all that you do! If you need excellent, BIG SCREEN quality videos made, @sightandsoundhawaii is the production company you should choose! Their crew is OUT OF THIS WORLD AMAZING!!!
Directed by @fbrfilms
1st AD: @saxonsawai
Production by @sightandsoundhawaii
Cinematography by @scottleemason
COVID Officer: josh.hhh
Big Mahalo to the @olelocommunity for the use of their incredible studio
Production design: @jhmproductions
BTS & Titles: @polinagorman
Dancer/Stunt Woman: @justine_mclovin
Hair by @hairby.shana
Makeup by @joyessimplicity
Photography by @Rachel.kealoha
Wardrobe by Sherilyn Cruz
Music & Lyrics: @rachelcruzmusic
Singer (Self): @rachelcruzofficial
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