On the 18th June 2021, Emilia Walasik released her new single and music video “Irreplaceable”. This song explores the deeper meaning of love and its purpose in life’s up and downs. Emilia wants to encourage people who are in tough situations, where all they experience is chaos and darkness to help and guide them to see the silver lining, During these ever-changing times, the life we share with one another is constant and stable. In the current times when nothing falls into place, there is one stable factor and foundation, His name is Jesus and from the love, He has for us we can spread that love to others in times of difficulty.
Here is Emilia’s own words:
“I wrote this song during the difficult moments of the pandemic when the world started to realize that everything which we may have had strategically ‘planned out’ or the things we have considered ‘certain’ may actually prove to be fragile and something we cannot control… I realized there is one thing that is always there no matter what – and that one thing is love. ‘Irreplaceable’ dives deep into this truth to offer hope and light to those who may have given up or whose lives may have crumbled during the pandemic in any way. It’s a song to encourage listeners to see the beauty in the midst of life’s chaos – to realize that even in the darkest moments there is love, and love is force that can bring meaning and life to anything. The second purpose of this song is to encourage those who may struggle with trusting others and opening their hearts to others, to realize that love is real and it does exist. Love isn’t meant to hurt, but rather it is meant to heal. It should never be forced or a result of pressure, but rather it comes naturally at the right time bringing genuine joy and freedom.”Emilia Walasik
Emilia Walasik’s major performances include The Vatican for Pope Benedict XVI (2006), World Youth Day International Gatherings with Pope Francis in Poland (2016), and in Panama (2019). Emilia has been featured on Journal of Gospel Music, Clouzine Magazine, Miami Muse, and World National Indie Radio. Aside from music, Emilia is a Disability Advocate for individuals with disabilities like her brother who was born with Down Syndrome. She is also a trained public speaker for the National Association for Down Syndrome and received the President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2010 from President Barack Obama.
Emilia Walasik is a Catholic musician and worship leader who started singing at the age of two and singing at Church at the age of 6. People that have inspired her are the likes of Tori Kelly, Matthew West, Celtic Woman, Lea Salonga, and Rascal Flatts. Emilia combines different styles of music from country, pop, folk, classical-pop, and musical theatre defying genre stereotypes.
What truly inspires me is her passion for her music and the reason she does what she does. Emilia desires to help others by showing the love, peace, and heart of Jesus through raw and authentic lyrical inspiration from her own difficult coming-of-age life experiences.
This makes me think of a specific verse and I hope that it inspires you too.
“‘The mountains may shift, and the hills may be shaken, but my faithful love won’t shift from you, and my covenant of peace won’t be shaken,’ says the Lord, the one who pities you.”Isaiah 54:10