Rockets of the Sky – original by Kendra Dantes | Studio Version

How to play "Rockets of the Sky" on piano, originally by Kendra Dantes


Here are all the notes, chords, lyrics, lead sheets, play-alongs, chord charts and MIDI files you could want to play this awesome song just like Kendra...

I was inspired to write this song about acceptance when I learned about the Love Loud Festival a couple weeks ago. It spoke to my heart immediately that we need more acceptance in the world and more songs about accepting people of all backgrounds.

Grace VanderWaal posted a video about an original song writing contest where the winner gets the opportunity to perform in Salt Lake City Utah on July 28th with her! I cannot imagine getting that kind of opportunity, I would be ecstatic! I decided to write a song and enter the contest, even though there are LOTS of amazing entries and my chances of winning are not the greatest. I figure, you can’t win anything if you don’t at least try! The Love Loud Festival is put on by Dan Reynolds, lead vocalist of Imagine Dragons. I am a huge Imagine Dragons fan, in fact, one of my best friends and I went to see them in concert in my hometown last year. They were amazing! I have also been a Grace VanderWaal fan ever since I first saw her on America’s Got Talent a couple years ago. For a 12 year old to win with her original songs, well that’s pretty impressive! Her songs and her music inspire me everyday to follow my dreams!

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Here's Kendra's performance:

Lyrics for this original song:

All of the dreams cast out in front of me
Seem small, untouchable
Take my hand, raise your voice and we’ll see
If we can change the unthinkable
There’s judgement in their eyes and it hurts
To be unaccepted and unloved
I’ll turn away, raise my voice and sing free
And we can lift each other up

We are rockets high and free
Fireworks, bright and exploding
Snowflakes made of love, one of a kind
So say it with me now, we’re rockets of the sky
Rockets of, of the sky
Rockets of, of the sky

All of the eyes watch but do they really see
The storm and the torrent taking over me?

Accept me the way I am
One world united, here we stand
Brothers and sisters of the earth
Stop the fighting, the hiding, take away the hurt