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The Maltese collaboration of dreams on Skin Deep

The Maltese collaboration of dreams on Skin Deep

The ultimate Maltese collaboration has come together and we are here for it. Destiny, Gaia Cauchi and Michela have all joined Maxine on a brand new version of her single called Skin Deep. 

The four have joined forces, which is certain to delight Eurovision fans as well as the Maltese public. 22-year-old Maxine came close to representing Malta at the Eurovision herself, with singles Young Love and Bombshell, placing 5th and 6th in 2016 and 2017 respectively.

Who are the collaborators?





Joining her for the single is Destiny, who became the second Maltese winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, when she performed Not My Soul in 2015 and became a fan favourite, fast. Destiny went on to win The X Factor Malta, which led to her representing Malta in the Eurovision last year with Je Me Casse. The song finished 7th, Malta’s best Eurovision result since 2005.

Moving on to Gaia Cauchi, the first Maltese winner of the Junior Eurovision. The Start was victorious back in 2013 and thus gave Malta the right to host their first ever Eurovision a year later. More recently, in 2018, Gaia took part in The X Factor UK, where she reached the judges’ houses stage, as part of a group called Sweet Sense.

Speaking of The X Factor, the fourth collaborator, Michela was crowned the first winner of the Maltese version of the show back in 2019, as she earned herself the right to represent the country in Israel, with the song Chameleon.

What is Skin Deep about?

“Skin Deep is a song that shares a message of self-love, truth and empowerment. It is all about learning to love yourself authentically, even in your most vulnerable days. I am truly honoured to have had the opportunity to record this song with such strong, powerful women,” said Maxine.

The official video of Skin Deep, which you can see below was directed by Steven Levi Vella, with Jean Claude Vella as director of photography. The song was recorded, produced and mixed by Peter Borg from Railway Studios, written by Muxu and Maxine Pace and mastered by Matt Hyde. In terms of the instrumentals, Aleandro Spiteri Monsigneur is on keyboards and Peter Borg is on guitars and drums.

Check out the video here: