CHRISTINA PERRI CELEBRATES DAUGHTER’S 1st BIRTHDAY WITH NEW ALBUM OF LULLABIES
FEATURES CLASSIC LULLABIES, ORIGINAL SONGS, DISNEY FAVORITES, AND MORE
- Genre : Rock
- Type: News
- Author : Team ARTISTdirect
- Date : Fri, 14 Dec 2018
ALBUM PRE-ORDER LAUNCHES TODAY WITH THE PREMIERE OF ORIGINAL SONG/VIDEO
“you mean the whole wide world to me”
OTHER HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE LULLABY VERSION OF PERRI’S 7X PLATINUM HIT SINGLE,
“a thousand years”
Multi-platinum recording artist Christina Perri has announced the release of a brand new album, songs for carmella: lullabies & sing-a-longs. Arriving via Elektra Records, the January 17th release date is timed to celebrate the acclaimed singer-songwriter’s eponymous daughter Carmella’s first birthday. songs for carmella: lullabies & sing-a-longs is available now for pre-order HERE.
Perri’s first new release in nearly four years, songs for carmella: lullabies & sing-a-longs is heralded by today’s premiere of the new original song, “you mean the whole wide world to me,” available now for streaming and download HERE. The song’s heartwarming companion visual - featuring home video footage of Perri with her husband and daughter, Paul and Carmella Costabile – can be viewed now on Perri’s official YouTube channel HERE. songs for carmella: lullabies & sing-a-longs also sees Perri performing a number of timeless standards alongside beloved Disney favorites and a brand new version of her 7x RIAA platinum certified classic hit, “a thousand years (lullaby).” Produced by David Hodges (whose award-winning credits include “A Thousand Years”), songs for carmella: lullabies & sing-a-longs also features a tender rendition of the oft-covered “tonight you belong to me,” with a special cameo by Paul and Carmella Costabile.
“It is no secret that my daughter, Carmella, makes my heart sing,” says Perri. “These are the ten songs I have sung to her every single day since she arrived. I am so grateful to everyone who helped me put this collection of songs together for her and for you.”
Known as a remarkable live artist, Perri will further celebrate songs for carmella: lullabies & sing-a-longs with a limited number of acoustic in-store performance events leading up to the album’s release – for announcements, please see www.christinaperri.com.
Named iTunes’ “Breakthrough Pop Artist of 2011,” Perri earned critical applause and an increasingly fervent fan following with her extraordinary debut, lovestrong. Highlighted by the 5x-platinum certified smash, “Jar of Hearts,” the album – produced by GRAMMY®-winning producer Joe Chiccarelli (The White Stripes, My Morning Jacket) – entered the SoundScan/Billboard 200 among the top 5 upon its initial 2011 release, while also proving an unqualified international sensation with top 5 success in Australia and Ireland as well as top 10 sales in Canada and the United Kingdom. What’s more, the official “Jar of Hearts” companion visual has drawn over 340 million views via Perri’s official YouTube channel HERE.
Perri followed lovestrong. with the worldwide hit single, “A Thousand Years,” exclusively featured on Summit Entertainment/Chop Shop/Atlantic’s THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 & 2– ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACKS. The track was a multi-format radio favorite, with top 10 airplay at Hot AC and top 25 spins at CHR/Top 40 outlets nationwide. “A Thousand Years” was of course accompanied by an equally popular companion video, now boasting over 1.1 billion individual views via YouTube alone HERE.
HEAD OR HEART, Perri’s acclaimed second album, arrived in 2014, highlighted by the RIAA 2x platinum certified single, “Human.” Hailed by Billboard as a “delicate alt-pop ballad that should delight supporters of (Perri’s) breakthrough single ‘Jar of Hearts,’” the track proved another colossal hit for Perri, lighting up the Top 10 at multi-format radio outlets nationwide, while also ascending to Top 10 status on the iTunes Store. In addition, the “Human”