David Archuleta Spreads Holiday Cheer
Jive Records - 10/12/2009
19 Recordings/Jive Records artist David Archuleta enriches the holiday spirit with his upcoming "Christmas From The Heart" album due in stores Oct. 13, highlighted by a 17-city U.S. tour throughout the advent season.
Archuleta's original composition "Melodies of Christmas" sets the festive tone for an album inspired by his deep regard for the meaning of Christmas and tidings of good will. Seasonal standards "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and "Silent Night" are included on the holiday collection filled with widespread international appeal. Filipino vocalist Charice Pempengco joins Archuleta for the duet "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas." The Salt Lake Children's Choir and The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra are featured on select holiday favorites, conveying Archuleta's message--joy to the world.
Archuleta, who sold out his last tour in a matter of minutes, will hit the road in November and December performing his hits and seasonal classics from "Christmas from the Heart." Through a partnership with I Love All Access, a variety of VIP ticket packages have been created for this
tour, including premium seats, meet and greets, Q & As with Archuleta, private acoustic
performance, photo ops and more.
Archuleta, a seventh season runner-up on American Idol, first captivated audiences and went onto release a critically acclaimed self-titled debut album that sold over 700,000 albums. The Murray, Utah native soared to #2 on the Billboard charts, buoyed by his smash single "Crush."
David Archuleta adds heartfelt sentiment to the Christmas season with the release of his follow up album. "This album represents my love for Christmastime, and what it really is all about," he said. "This is a special time of year that we spend with family and loved ones. It means so much to each one of us. I hope you can all feel that in the music."
"Christmas from the Heart" track listing: 1. Joy To The World 2. Angels We Have Heard On High 3. O Come All Ye Faithful 4. Silent Night 5. First Noel 6. O Holy Night 7. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (duet w/ Charice Pempengco) 8. I'll Be Home for Christmas 9. Pat a Pan 10. What Child Is This? 11. Riu Riu Chiu 12. Ave Maria 13. Melodies of Christmas David Archuleta "Christmas from the Heart" tour dates: 11/24 Salt Lake City, UT Abravanel Hall 11/25 Salt Lake City, UT Abravanel Hall 11/27 Ann Arbor, MI Ann Arbor Symphony/Hill Auditorium 11/29 Santa Rosa, CA Wells Fargo Performing Arts Center 11/28 Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Theater 11/30 San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre 12/2 Anaheim, CA The Grove 12/4 Rexburg, ID Hart Auditorium - BYU University, ID 12/6 Beaver Creek, CO Vilar Performing Arts Center 12/8 Kansas City, MO Midland Theater 12/9 St. Paul, MN Fitzgerald Auditorium 12/11 Waukegan, IL Genesee Theater 12/12 Cleveland, OH Playhouse Square 12/13 Montclair, NJ The Wellmont Theater 12/15 Baltimore, MD Lyric Theater 12/17 Mashantucket, CT MGM Foxwoods Casino 12/18 Stroudsburg, PA The Sherman Theater 12/19 Boston, Ma House of Blues 12/20 Westbury, NY Capitol One Bank Theatre at Westbury www.davidarchuleta.com
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