Fathers & Daughters

Album: Fathers & Daughters (2015)
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  • This ballad is the theme song from the Russell Crowe-starring film Fathers & Daughters about the relationship between, yep, a father and daughter. The track is Michael Bolton's first release since 2011.
  • Bolton told the story of the song to Billboard magazine: "I was invited to an early private screening of Fathers & Daughters, and found myself moved to tears. As a father of three daughters myself, I was compelled to write and record what I felt was an emotionally honest expression to my own daughters."

    "This title song, which I co-wrote with Emanuel Kiriakou and Evan Bogart, is imagined as a letter from Russell Crowe's character (whose brilliant performance is akin to A Beautiful Mind) to his daughter, played perfectly by Amanda Seyfried. The context and relevance of the song is very specific to the intense circumstances of the film's story, but carries a heartfelt universal sentiment that I believe is going to resonate with fathers and daughters most powerfully."
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