Jeremy Williams-Chalmers, Arts Correspondent

Musical Motivation: Julia Kautz

Born in Vienna, based in Munich, the former journalist Julia Kautz recently released one of our favourite songs written in response to the current pandemic. So viele Menschen and its accompanying music video are truly a moment of unified beauty, showing that throughout the tough times, we can still lean on one another and that we truly are in this together. As she builds towards the release of her new EP, we caught up with Julia to find out a little more about what we can expect.


Happy by Pharrell Williams

It cheers me up every time, I listen to it.


Dear Mr. President by Pink

More relevant than ever.


Bad by James Bay

One of the most heartbreaking songs ever. It reminds me of my last break-up. It’s about this confusing feeling of still being in love with someone but having to let go at the same time.


Cordula Grün by Josh

A very famous German party song, that’s cool and funny at the same time.

Want to work out

Work B**ch by Britney Spears

Simply the best song when it comes to workout motivation!


You Learn by Alanis Morissette

She’s one of my favourite artists ever and also one of my first idols. This songs reminds me of my teenage years.


Perfect by Ed Sheeran

It’s so positive and sweet and simply the perfect song for chilling out.

Feel Determined

Stronger by Kelly Clarkson

No matter what the situation is, this song reminds me of being a fighter!


Born This Way by Lady Gaga

Such a positive message combined with a smooth eighties vibe that makes me wanna dance every time.