UBU KARAOKE VIDEOS: SING ALONG!

"Celebrate Life!"

An original song about hope and resilience created by over 130 students working collaboratively during the inaugural UBU Project suicide prevention residency in September of 2018.

  • Lyrics by the students of Willard Alternative High School, Missoula, MT
  • Music by David Simmons (ASCAP) & The Students of Willard Alternative High School


Made possible by generous donations from The United Way of Missoula County, Peter & Phyllis Strupp and The UBU Project Community of Champions

“Because We All Bleed” 

An Original Song about Empathy and Self-Compassion

Based upon the following questions:

  • “Why do you deserve to treat yourself with love and respect?
  • Why do others deserve to be treated with love and respect?”
  • "...because we all bleed..."


Music & Lyrics by The Students attending a one-week, UBU Project Suicide Prevention Residency at Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Teen Center, Phoenix, AZ (August 2019)


Made possible by the generosity of The UBU Project Community of Champions

"Shine"

Written during  a one week  UBU/SEL Suicide Prevention Residency

  • Lyrics by Mrs. De La Garza's 5th Graders, Amberlea Elementary School, Glendale, AZ
  • Music by David Simmons (ASCAP) and The UBU Project

Made possible by a generous grant from United Health Care

"I Know I'm Something Better"

Written during  a one week  UBU/SEL Substance Prevention Residency

  • Lyrics by The CSHS/UBU Lunch Bunch, Cactus Shadows High School, Cave Creek, AZ
  • Music by David Simmons (ASCAP) and The UBU Project

Made possible by a generous grant from the AZ Governor's Office on Youth, Faith and Family

"Break That Cycle"

Written during  a one week  UBU/SEL Substance Prevention Residency

  • Lyrics by Falcon Pride Academy, Cactus Shadows High School, Cave Creek, AZ
  • Music by David Simmons (ASCAP) and The UBU Project

Made possible by a generous grant from the AZ Governor's Office on Youth, Faith and Family

"Hope Is Having Faith"

Written during  a one week  UBU/SEL Suicide Prevention Residency

  • Lyrics by Mr. Airing's 5th Graders, Sunset Ridge Elementary School, Glendale, AZ
  • Music by David Simmons (ASCAP) and The UBU Project


Made possible by a generous grant from United Health Care 

"Things Can Always Get Better"

Written during  a one week  UBU/SEL Suicide Prevention Residency

  • Lyrics by Banawa's 5th Graders, Amberlea Elementary School, Glendale, AZ
  • Music by David Simmons (ASCAP) and The UBU Project

Made possible by a generous grant from United Health Care 

  • "When Empathy Comes Along"

Written during  a one week  UBU/SEL Suicide Prevention Residency

  • Lyrics by Martir's 5th Graders, Amberlea Elementary School, Glendale, AZ
  • Music by David Simmons (ASCAP) and The UBU Project

Made possible by a generous grant from United Health Care

"Never Give Up, Never Lose Hope"

Written during a one week UBU/SEL Suicide Prevention Residency, Glendale, AZ

  • Lyrics by Mrs. Porter's 5th Graders, Desert Mirage Elementary School
  • Music by David Simmons (ASCAP) and The UBU Project

Made possible by a generous grant from United Health Care

"Have Hope and Be Glad"

Written during a one week UBU/SEL Suicide Prevention Residency

  • Lyrics by Ms. Acedo's 5th Graders, Desert Mirage Elementary School, Glendale, AZ
  • Music by David Simmons (ASCAP) and The UBU Project

Made possible by a generous grant from United Health Care

"Just Pause"

Written during a one week UBU/SEL Suicide Prevention Residency

  • Lyrics by Ms. Jacquez' 5th Graders, Desert Mirage Elementary School, Glendale, AZ
  • Music by David Simmons (ASCAP) and The UBU Project

Made possible by a generous grant from United Health Care