Martin Nievera Reveals Story Behind the Song Christmas Won’t Be the Same Without You
MARTIN NIEVERA – The Concert King made a revelation about the Christmas song Christmas Won’t Be the Same Without You.
The Philippines is one of the countries with the longest celebrations of the Christmas season. Filipinos prepare as early as September or the start of the -ber months for celebrations.
Christmas songs can be heard everywhere most especially in shopping malls. Filipinos are undeniably fond of listening to Christmas songs. One of the most popular Filipino Christmas songs is “Christmas Won’t Be the Same Without You”.
The said Christmas song was first sang by Concert Queen Pops Fernandez. It was written by her ex-husband, singer Martin Nievera.
Martin Nievera recently made a revelation about the Christmas song “Christmas Won’t Be the Same Without You”. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the Concert King revealed that the song is based on a true story.
According to Martin, it was TV director Fritz Infante who asked him to try writing a Christmas song for the “Penthouse Live”. He needed a story to be able to write a song and he chose about his “dear, dear bestest friend”.
Martin Nievera revealed that Pops Fernandez has never spent a traditional Christmas eve with her father as he was jailed. Based on the article, the Concert King that their Papa Eddie “was wrongfully accused of a crime he did not commit”.
Christmas Won’t Be the Same Without You is the first Christmas song ever written by Martin. Fritz loved the song and it was Pops who first sang it on TV. It was a dream come true for the Concert King to have written a song that really hooked a lot of people.
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