Watch The Music Video From SHEL & Gareth Dunlop For "Hold On" From 'The Best Of Me Soundtrack'

The new music video for the haunting “Hold On,” available on The Best of Me Soundtrack, from singer/songwriter’s (and NW1 publishing clientsSHEL & Gareth Dunlop is now available for fans to view.

“Hold On,” a song that USA Today calls “twinkling” and “pining” appears on the soundtrack for the Nicholas Sparks penned film, The Best of Me, which hit stores on Oct. 7 via EMI Nashville in conjunction with Relativity Music. Relativity Studios’ film, The Best of Me, is now playing in theaters nationwide.

“Hold On” was written and performed by Gareth Dunlop and Eva Holbrook from SHEL.

SHEL, a band of four sisters from Fort Collins, CO is an acronym for their names; Sarah on violin, Hannah on keyboards, Eva on mandolin, and Liza on drums, djembe and beatboxing. SHEL are classically trained musicians known for hypnotic vocal arrangements, infections rhythms and captivating shows.

Gareth Dunlop is a soul singer from Belfast, Northern Ireland known for songs that have appeared in TV and Film including Bones, HOUSE, One Tree Hill, NASHVILLE and the previous Nicholas Sparks film, Save Haven. He’s opened for Van Morrison, The Stereophonics, James Morrison and John Oates.

Other artists contributing all brand new original music on the album include Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes, David Nail, Kacey Musgraves, Colbie Caillat, Kip Moore, Eli Young Band, Eric Paslay, Thompson Square, Thomas Rhett and Phoebe Hoffman.

Two images included:
Gareth Dunlop photographer credit: Anthony Scarlati
SHEL photographer credit: Taylor Ballantyne
*High Resolution photos available upon request

About The Best Of Me
Based on the bestselling novel by acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks, The Best of Me tells the story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of the beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they've never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today. Spanning decades, this epic love story captures the enduring power of our first true love, and the wrenching choices we face when confronted with elusive second chances.

Relativity Studios
Relativity Studios encompasses the company's film and television divisions and is led by Chairman Tucker Tooley. The studio has produced, distributed or structured financing for nearly 200 motion pictures, generating more than $17 billion in worldwide box-office revenue and earning 60 Oscar® nominations. Recent releases include Safe Haven, Act of Valor and Immortals, the latter two of which opened at No. 1 at the box office. Relativity’s other films include Limitless, The Social Network, which was nominated for eight Oscars and won three, and The Fighter, which was nominated for seven Oscars and won two. Upcoming films include Beyond the Lights and author Nicholas Sparks’ The Best of Me.

Relativity Television is one of the country’s largest suppliers of unscripted television and has recently expanded to produce scripted series.

Relativity Music
Relativity Music, a division of Relativity, releases soundtrack albums for some of today's greatest films and television series and provides in-house music supervision for all Relativity films. The division has produced and released over 70 soundtracks, including Relativity’s Act of Valor, featuring Keith Urban’s Golden Globe-nominated, RIAA-certified Gold single “For You,” and Safe Haven, featuring the Grammy nominated, original song “We Both Know,” written for the film by Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw. The division has also released soundtracks for Dreamworks Animation, Universal Pictures, FOX, Focus Features, NBC, and HBO and includes titles such as Bridesmaids, Dallas Buyers Club, How to Train Your Dragon 2, The Croods and the TV series “30 Rock.”

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Universal Music Group Nashville
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