Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan has asked for sympathy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 56-year-old rocker has urged the public to “take care of our neighbor” in the midst of the health crisis, saying “this will happen.”
McKagan wrote on social media: “More than any time, it seems like we should reach out and take care of our neighbor. Breathe … this will pass. Use tenderness and compassion. I wish you all calm and peace in this time of trial. ”
Duff also included a short clip from the title track from his latest solo album, “Tenderness,” released last year through UMe. The LP was produced by Shooter Jennings, a recent Grammy winner.
Last December, McKagan released the video for the song “Tenderness” “Cold Outside”. The clip addressed the growing crisis of the homeless facing the US. USA And it was designed to help raise awareness and support over the holiday season for the Seattle Union Gospel Mission and its work to provide emergency care and long-term recovery services to homeless people who are suffering and suffering. Seattle area
“In my early days, I was in similar situations,” McKagan recalled, “so I know what it’s like to have no one to turn to, and sometimes I need help getting back on my feet. I know many know others who They need it and I hope that by joining together we can help make a real difference. ”
The spread of the new coronavirus, which started in China in late December, was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11. More than 220,000 cases have been reported worldwide and more than 9,000 deaths so far, putting the public health and emergency services systems under immense pressure.
More than anytime, it seems we must reach out a hand and take care of our fellow man. Take a breath…this will pass. Use tenderness and compassion. I wish all of you calm and peace in this trying time.
Gepostet von Duff McKagan am Mittwoch, 18. März 2020