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Amanda Kloots Helps Finish Song Late Husband Nick Cordero Previously Recorded

Amanda Kloots Helps Finish Song Late Husband Nick Cordero Previously Recorded

Amanda Kloots is lending her voice for a song previously recorded by her late husband Nick Cordero.

The 39-year-old fitness instructor revealed on Instagram earlier this week that she teamed up with music producer and composer Rickey Minor to help finish her late husband’s song titled “Not Far Away.”

“Tonight I got to work with musical legend Rickey Minor on a very special song, a Nick Cordero original,” Amanda started. “Rickey has been my great friend for years and I’ve watched him win Emmy’s, conduct the Oscars and work with every famous artist like Whitney Houston and Rhianna. Tonight, he said YES to working with me.”

“Nick wrote a song about his losing and missing his father, called Not Far Away. He posted it on Instagram, but only wrote one verse and chorus,” Amanda wrote. “Our friend Maddox had the idea for me to write the second verse and then sing a duet with Nick. Rickey and @lennywee helped me, added our voices together, mixed and arranged it, then added beautiful strings and chimes to create this new duet.”

“This was one special night… I got to sing with Nick!” Amanda concluded. “It was hard living up to my husbands vocals but I closed my eyes and pretended we were onstage singing this song together. I cried a lot, but Rickey guided me through it every step of the way. I’m so grateful that I’ll have this song always and that Elvis will too. Thank you so much @rickeyminor and @lennywee for taking the time tonight to make me feel like a rockstar.”

Nick passed away earlier this summer from coronavirus complications. Next month, a tribute concert will be held in honor of what would have been Nick‘s 42nd birthday.

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