I am happy to announce a cut I wrote lyrics for, sang, and recorded about a year ago and was finally granted permission to post it on SoundCloud, which I am linking here.

This track blends, with permission, Francesco Berta’s “Missing” music — — (Composed, recorded, and mastered by Francesco Berta. Piano, celesta, guitars, and programming: Francesco Berta; Cello: Aríanna Hönnudóttir) as a bed of sound under which Mario Savioni sings lyrics and vocals. Lyrics derive from a review Savioni wrote on paintings of Heather Wilcoxon, which depict boats immigrants take to cross oceans to escape danger (See:

To hear more Francesco Berta music go to these links: 

1. @francescoberta and link to “Missing.” 
5. Francesco Berta – Music Composer and Visual Artist
6. (The “Rescue” performance is perfect, by the way.)

Francesco BertaMario SavioniAmbientAríannaHönnudóttir
Release date:
22 December 2022
℗ Music by Francesco Berta and Aríanna Hönnudóttir. Lyrics and vocals by Mario Savioni.