Matoma links up with Michael Bolton on a brand new beautiful classic single “It’s Christmas Time”
The new holiday single ‘It’s Christmas Time‘ was co-written by Matoma, Bolton, and Neil Ormandy and produced by Matoma. the celestial track is accompanied by a companion lyric video.
Matoma shares about the collaboration, “To work with Michael is more than a dream come true for me, he has truly inspired me my whole life,” Matoma said. “His voice is almost magical at stirring up emotions in a listener, to make this song with him is all of my Christmases at once.“
Michael Bolton says, “Working with Matoma was such a refreshing and inspiring adventure for me,” Michael Bolton shared. “His ability to compose and create, combined with his brilliant gift as a pianist, enables him to transform a song into an emotional orchestral experience. I hope this collaboration is the first of many we will write together.“
“Whether it is for the dancefloor or not, I always want to make music for your heart,” Matoma said about the song. “Together we wanted to make a song that gave you the feeling of warmth and love that you get from being home with your loved ones at Christmas. There’s nothing like it in the world, and I think this year more than ever, wherever and however you celebrate the holidays, we all need that feeling of togetherness and love.”
The new collaboration “It’s Christmas Time” follows the recent release of Matoma’s epic return with “WOW,” featuring vocals from 17-year-old Norwegian pop sensation Emma Steinbakken, a talented singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who has quickly racked up more than 20 million worldwide streams since making her official debut last year.
Matoma who is currently shooting the latest season of The Voice in Norway, where he’ll act as one of four mentors on the popular television show – continues to build on his brand of positivity in the tough times of 2020 through his hosting of the mental health-focused Alone Together Music Festival this summer as well as a yet-to-be-announced project defined by his ongoing dedication to wellness both in and out of the sphere of music.