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"Santa Wrote Me a Letter," the brand new release from rising country artist Tori Martin is a '60s vibe Christmas song drawing inspiration from classic Christmas hits in a contemporary setting. The feel-good 12/8 time signature track is sprinkled with a nod to rhythm and blues nostalgia, sounding like it could have easily come from the Grease soundtrack. Listen here.

Martin superbly and effortlessly delivers rhythmic phrasing that weaves through a tight horn arrangement propelled by a steady pulsing retro piano. The witty lyrics tell the story of Santa dropping the ball at Christmastime by not making good on the singer's wish for a significant other, “take back the sweater, you left in place of a guy, return to sender, to the big north pole in the sky.” The lyrics are accentuated by '60s style girl group background vocals that will entice you to sing along.

The song was produced by Bill Warner, LuckySky Music President, and WarnerWorks CEO, and was co-written by Martin along with two of her favorite collaborators, established Nashville tunesmiths Kirsti Manna and Bill DiLuigi, who also penned songs on her latest album, Lucky.

"Santa Wrote Me a Letter" is a fun listen and provides new Christmas music that fits perfectly alongside the traditional Christmas classics. The song is a great holiday treat for Tori Martin fans and for anyone who is ready to get in the holiday spirit.

"This song is sexy, and so much fun. An intense injection of Christmas spirit, with a hint of blues, driven by a retro piano and Tori’s incredibly impressive and powerful vocals." -The Best of Pitchfork

"This song is sure to put, even the scrooges amongst us, in the Christmas spirit." -NewMusic +

"Tori Martin’s holiday release is here, and it’s saucy and soulful, with sugar and spice and all things nice" -Opera Gallery Music Blog


A Florida born military brat that ended up in Azle, Texas, which is where country music was infused into her soul. That’s the essential nascent story of LuckySky Music recording artist, Tori Martin. Equally important, she’s also had a myriad of musical influences such as gospel, R&B, and pop.

Martin has already achieved success on the Texas Country Music Charts. She was a contestant on Season 14 of American Idol. In 2015, she was nominated “New Female Vocalist of the Year” by the Texas Regional Radio Music Awards, and in 2017, performed at Taste of Addison, headlined by Granger Smith. In July of 2019, Martin released her single, "Living the Dream," an anthem for dreamers, which she co-wrote, along with the corresponding music video that exclusively premiered with Music Update Central and can be found on her YouTube channel. Martin released her first Christmas song, "Old Fashioned White Christmas," another original in December 2019, and followed it up with her current single, “What Would Dolly Do?” which was released nationally to coutry radio and hit #15 on the Texas Regional Radio Chart. It is currently climbing the MusicRow chart.

When not performing or writing, Martin enjoys spending time with her husband, Jason traveling and working on real estate investments further tapping into her creativity for design and decor.

To learn more about Tori Martin, her music, upcoming tour dates, or for booking inquiries, visit her Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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