The official music video for One Last Christmas, the latest in a series of story inspired songs from GRAMMY nominee Matthew West, is resonating with viewers online where it has received over half a million views on YouTube and over 140,000 shares on Facebook. The video and song tells the story of a two year-old Leukemia patient named Dax Locke who inspired people all over the country to decorate early for Christmas before he passed away in Dec. of 2009. With the video and song, West is uniting with the Locke family to raise enough money to fund St. Judes Childrens Hospital, where Dax received care, for one day in his honor.
In addition to all of the proceeds from the sale of the One Last Christmas video on www.matthewwest.com (http://e2ma.net/go/6898083078/208409773/216817361/1405366/goto:http://www.matthewwest.com/), the singer/songwriter is also announcing a benefit concert in Daxs hometown of Washington, IL on Dec. 30. The show will be held at Five Points Washington, and will begin at 7pm with doors opening at 6pm. Gold circle seating is $20, and general admission will be $10 at the door. For the latest information on the benefit concert, stay tuned to www.matthewwest.com
Please watch the One Last Christmas music video below:
The story also garnered the attention of Lifetime Television who will be featuring Daxs mother, Julie Locke, as the Lifetime Remarkable Woman of the Month as well as posting the video on their website, www.mylifetime.com
More information on Matthew West:
GRAMMY nominated singer/songwriter Matthew Wests discography includes acclaimed releases: Happy (2003), History (2005) and Something to Say (2008). His latest
album, The Story of Your Life, was inspired by 10,000 stories from every state in the U.S. and 20 countries. The album released on Oct. 5, 2010, and garnered
attention from CNN Online, Fox News, Billboard Magazine, Country Weekly, American Songwriter and more. The Story of Your Life gave West the largest street week debut of his career selling over 10,000 units the first week landing at No. 3 on Christian Soundscan, and No. 41 on the Billboard Top 200. His songwriting credits include
Rascal Flatts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Diamond Rio and more.
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