EXCLUSIVE: Garrett Bolden marks the New Year with new, original single "Our Love"
January 07 2021
Garrett Bolden is set to release his original composition, “Our Love” under GMA Music to usher in the year 2021.
Garret Bolden began his Kapuso journey when he joined the first season of The Clash where he finished at the fourth spot.
Despite coming short in winning the grand title, the Kapuso Soul Balladeer successfully signed with GMA Music and released two singles namely “Lilipad Na” and “Handan Na Maghintay.” He was also recognized as the People’s Choice Favorite Male Artist at the 33rd Awit Awards as well as the New Male Recording Artist of the Year at the 11th PMPC Star Awards for Music.
To welcome the New Year, Garrett is offering his latest and self-penned single.
In an exclusive interview with GMANetwork.com, he elaborates on “Our Love” and opens up on how he was able to compose this music during the quarantine.
Garrett introduces, “’Our Love” is my third single. It is considered a pop ballad and its main theme is about regrets on taking love for granted. But it does have a note of a positive outlook about love and regrets.”
He refers to his single as an unexpected yet necessary product of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He tells, “Writing this song was a bit of a surprise for me. It was written during one of my most vulnerable moments which was during this pandemic.
"As I was writing this song, I felt mixed emotions of past experiences and stories from people I know, and also the regret and sadness of not being able to spend more time with my dad before he passed away.
“I wrote it from my heart. The feelings and lyrics were all written in three hours. My mind suddenly went into a different world, making me recall memories and feelings.”
At a time when Garrett felt so much loss and withdrawal that were heightened by the health crisis, he found a deep connection with his dad and their memories, and this drove him to turn it into a song.
He shares, “My dad and I had a good relationship. We were like buddies. But I only met him when I turned 18. In short, the times we spent and the memories we had were not as much, that's why I can recall every moment I had with him.
"He had a big impact on me while writing this song because I felt the longing to have him around. If only I could have spent more time with him.”
Garrett’s “Our Love” will be available on digital platforms worldwide starting on Monday, January 11. Meanwhile, you may pre-order his new single on iTunes until January 10.