Be your own hero, CY

Be Your Own Hero

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London and California-based musician, songwriter, and record producer Cy Najjar, known under his stage name as CY, recently released his latest self-titled album on September 24, 2020, to audiences worldwide.

The recording is a heartfelt message that speaks to society's current challenges and draws deeply from many of his life experiences thus far. The album's lead single, "Be Your Own Hero," quickly topped the Reverbnation Pop charts, reaching number 1 worldwide. Over the years, Cy has produced and composed various songs and albums.


This album, Be Your Own Hero, was enhanced by collaborations with exceptional musicians in Nashville and Los Angeles. The work is a personal story that recounts his journeys and the many adventures along the way.


"Be You Own Hero" was written about a war veteran that Cy had met in California, and tells the vet's experience returning home after discovering that he had lost everything during his deployment.


"Broken" is drawn from stories from multiple battered women and domestic violence victims who suffered from physical and or mental abuse during the covid19 confinement.

"The Only One" draws inspiration from the vanity that inhabits all of us and is exposed through social media. Furthermore, our obsession with needing attention and validation has created the world to be unrecognizable and seemingly hollow.


Crowd Review Rating

9.3 /10

Top 1%

What people are saying:

The Only One
"I love the uplifting, yet truth-telling journey this song takes you on. The lyrics are blunt, real, and authentic. Vocally, this artist is just completely in a league of his own. *I bow down* This should be playing on the radio immediately."


"This is truly a phenomenal song. I keep thinking, "How is this not already a monster hit?" It seems like a song I would have heard in a film and become obsessed with thereafter. It's hauntingly poetic with mesmerizing vocals and a beat that pulls you in and doesn't let go. Without question, this deserves all of the accolades imaginable."

Be Your Own Hero

"I want to work out to this song! I love the positive lyrics! Listening to it, I feel strong. I feel empowered. Great motivational music--could be used in a Peloton commercial or a vacation package in Venice Beach commercial."

"Wow, this guy's deep voice is extraordinary. Good guitar playing accompanies him so well. It keeps getting better when the drums kick in. Real good rock and roll."

"This is really good. Like, it's shockingly good. I can hear influences from like five bands. Awesome job with this one. You created a brilliant piece of work."

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