Sarantos has released his latest single and supporting video “A Child’s Mind”. This track is a mix of Sarantos’ cutting edge sound and heartfelt lyrics. What you get is a great song that tells a story better than I think he has ever done before. There’s a depth and emotion found in this song that is wonderful. “A Child’s Mind” is probably Sarantos’ most mature effort, very sincere and compassionate.
To be honest all Sarantos’ material is good as well, but somehow “A Child’s Mind” touches an emotional nerve that those others do not. It contains messages of life, of love, sadness, and even joy. In this way, Sarantos truly helps us get to know the man behind the music. Here he seems to speaks to the listener personally, reminding them of the purity of childhood. This personal touch really makes the listener feel as though he or she is truly part of the picture Sarantos has painted with this track, and the impact of that fact is incredible.
“This music is a slow pop melody about how innocent and pure a child’s mind truly is,” says Sarantos. “He remembers being a child and misses feeling a bit wild…I think we’ve all at some point missed being a child to a certain degree. Only once upon a time were we truly young and free. However, I don’t personally believe children should ever be hungry or malnourished and it is such a shame that this still happens in our world today. With how far we have come as a species in such a short time, it’s just not right for a child to be hungry and not enjoy his childhood. It just breaks my heart!”
Words really don’t have a way of adequately depicting the music and lyrics on this album. “A Child’s Mind” is a true treasure that is lying in the shadows, waiting to be discovered. Here it feels like Sarantos walks up to the listener and shakes his hand. It’s as meeting the artist face to face. On this track he returns to a simple melody and heartfelt lyrics, showing you that if music is from the heart, it’s beautiful in any shape or form, simple or complex.
33% of any music-related sales profits from this song are going straight to Feed My Starving Children. Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit. The approach is simple: children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and they ship these meals to nearly 70 countries around the world. Sarantos even participated in one of these packing sessions on a cold Chicago night recently!
“A Child’s Mind” paints a man pondering where he has been, what might have been, what has happened, and where he is going…. from a child’s point of view and from the world around him…that is something very personal, and shows us how far Sarantos has come as an artist and as a person.