Michael Bolton Returns With the Theme Song From 'Fathers & Daughters' Film: Exclusive Video Premiere

Andrew Macpherson
Michael Bolton

Fathers & Daughters, a film about the relationship between a dad and daughter -- played by Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried-- separated through time, features an original track from Michael Bolton on its soundtrack. Bolton’s ballad, which shares its title with the film, is his first release since 2011.

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Lyrically, the song is expressive of the film’s core themes. Bolton said of the film and his contribution, ”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."

Watch the exclusive premiere of Michael Bolton’s “Fathers & Daughters” lyric video below. 

Fathers & Daughters will be in theaters soon. The Fathers & Daughters -- Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is available digitally today.