Jonas Myrin releases global anthem of hope “Mountains”
Twice winner of a Grammy and a Billboard Award, Jonas Myrinreleased their new song, “Mountains”, with Capitol CMG, available on all streaming platforms starting today, June 24. The Universal Anthem of Hope features string arrangements from the Stockholm Symphony Orchestra and was written by Myrin and Daniel James (Hayley Williams, Paramore). This release follows the recent success of his singles ‘For those we love’ and ‘Not alone’ which recently surpassed 9 million global streams.
“I’ve always believed in the power of music and that a song can inspire and uplift a heart,” says Myrin. ‘After two years of the pandemic and challenges across the world, I feel the message of hope has never been more important than now.’mountains’ is a reminder that no matter what circumstances you face or what you are going through, with faith and love in your heart, anything is possible and even the highest mountains can be moved.”
In support of the new release, Myrin premiered the official music video for “Mountains” on YouTube this morning. The video was directed by Narses and shot over a week in the epic landscape of Copper Canyon in Chihuahua, 6,200 feet above the ground. One of the largest canyons in the world. It features Myrin on a quest to find the light of faith, only to realize in the end that it was always available to be found in her own heart.
Myrin’s career highlights include writing and co-producing four songs with David Foster on Barbra Streisand’s critically acclaimed 2018 album. Walls; co-wrote “Gloria The Gift of Life”, recorded by Andrea Bocelli on her collection Whether (the first classic album to reach #1 in the US and UK) and recently featured in the film Fatima; and writing “Together In This”, title track of Jungle Beat: the movie,” recorded by Natasha Bedingfield, which has had over 16 million views on TikTok and over 1 million views on YouTube. The highly sought-after singer and songwriter was the featured artist on Idina Menzel’s reissue of “At this table,” co-written by Myrin, from her holiday album ‘A season of love, which became one of the most streamed original Christmas songs of 2019; co-wrote with Nicole Scherzinger, “Victorious,” the 2019 World Games closing song at Special Olympics Abu Dhabi, which has been viewed by over 100 million people; and penning “Beautiful Life,” an international hit single for Simon Fuller’s new global music group, NowUnited, which topped streaming charts around the world.
Myrin has also collaborated with Celine Dion, Carole Bayer Sager, Jessica Simpson and many others. Additionally, he has written songs for international icons around the world from Brazil, Japan, Korea, Sweden, Germany, France and the UK, including Vanessa Paradis, Gaëtan Roussel, Vanessa da Mata to Tohoshinki, and many more. He launched his music career in the early 2000s as a songwriter in London and has since had a profound global impact with 13 chart-topping anthems and winning two Grammys. Most recently, Myrin was in Italy writing with Andrea Bocelli for her upcoming album and collaborating with Tasha Cobbs Leonard for her upcoming album with Motown Gospel.
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