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VIDEO: Peter Hollens' Video for 'Black is The Color of My True Love's Hair' ft. Pentatonix's Avi Kaplan


One man a cappella vocalist Peter Hollens teams up with Avi Kaplan of Pentatonix in a new music video for "Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair." Hollens' angelic voice combined with Kaplan's deep and haunting vocals make for a beautiful duet.

The video for this classic folk ballad is simple and draws attention to the beauty of the lyrics, perfectly complementing the song by allowing viewers to focus on the vocals. Watch the video below!

"I've wanted to work with Avi for a long time now and it's been an absolute treat," said Hollens. "It's not every day you get to sing with someone who has such a rich silky smooth tone."

Most recently, Hollens released his self-titled debut album (Portait/Sony Music Masterworks). Recorded and produced by Hollens, the 13-track album features seven songs from his catalog in addition to six new songs. Included are songs from fan-favorite videos like 'Misty Mountains' and 'I See Fire,' plus an original composition 'Ashland's Song' written about Hollens' newborn son. Along with the Avi Kaplan duet, the album also features collaborations with Jackie Evancho ("Hallelujah"), Lindsey Stirling ("Skyrim (Main Theme)"), and Brian Wilson ("Our Special Love").

Hollens began his a cappella career in 1999 co-founding the University of Oregon's award-winning a cappella group, On The Rocks. In 2010, the group was featured on NBC's The Sing Off Season 2.

Since then, Hollens has released over 70 digital singles. He has performed in iconic venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the Beacon Theatre in New York City. Hollens is also heavily involved in promoting the collegiate a cappella arts through recording, producing, and judging competitions. In addition, he advises many companies including Patreon, Loudr, and Tubular as well as sitting on the YouTube creator advisory board.

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