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Cherry Lane

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in awesome, Fans | 11 comments

Cherry Lane

Update: The project has reached its goal. All CDs have been sold out, but you can purchase a download of the digital album for a $10 donation at PledgeMusic.

David Archuleta travelled to Nashville to co-write and record “Cherry Lane” with Daniel Tashian and fellow American Idol alumnus Brooke White, which is one of the original tracks in her charity album titled “Never Grow Up”. All proceeds from the sale of the album will go to Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), which is an organization that rescues kidnapped children from sexual slavery.

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At the time of writing, the project has reached 67% of its goal and will end in 3 days. If you have not done so, hurry to pledge your support by pre-ordering the “Never Grow Up” album on PledgeMusic.

Described by Brooke as “one of the happiest songs of the whole record“, “Cherry Lane” is a song for grown-ups to reminisce about the simpler times and places of childhood. To find out more about “Cherry Lane” and listen to the song, visit Brooke’s PledgeMusic update.

Childhood photo of David

Childhood photo of David

 

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Reflection on MoTab

Posted by on Dec 14, 2014 in David, Press & Misc. | 5 comments

Reflection on MoTab

In this video from The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, David Archuleta discusses his own experience during the 2010 Christmas concert, “Glad Christmas Tidings,” and gives advice to this years group of performers.

 

 

 

“Glad Christmas Tidings” is still available on CD and DVD.

Live Nativity Video

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in awesome, News | 10 comments

Live Nativity Video

David Archuleta teamed up with beloved musical acts The Piano Guys, Peter Hollens, and The Mormon Tabernacle Choir to perform “Angels, from the Realms of Glory”, in conjunction with a record-breaking live Nativity celebrating the birth of Christ. Hosted by the Radiant Foundation, the event took place in Provo, Utah on December 1 and featured more than a thousand participants.

 

 

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Click on the above image to view the live Nativity video directly from ThePianoGuys YouTube channel.

To download an MP3 of “Angels, from the Realms of Glory”, visit the Mormon Channel Facebook page.

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Photos Credit – JarvieDigital

World Record Live Nativity

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Press & Misc. | 2 comments

Clarification: Despite misleading reports, David will not be at the Live Nativity event on Monday, December 1, in Provo Utah. He will be part of the video produced of the event, but his portion is being filmed at a later time.

Sounds like a lot of fun though, if you are going stay warm! ~ Team Archie

Lullabies & Happy Songs

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Press & Misc. | 3 comments

Lullabies & Happy Songs

David Archuleta recently collaborated with fellow American Idol alumnus Brooke White on her charity project, an album titled “Lullabies and Happy Songs”. One of the tracks will be co-written and performed by David. 80% of the money raised will be donated to Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), an organization that rescues kidnapped children from sexual slavery, with Foundation Entertainment matching all pledges received up to $20,000.

For more information and to pre-order the “Lullabies and Happy Songs” charity album, visit Brooke White + Friends on PledgeMusic.

 

RootsTech 2015

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in awesome, Tour and Events, Tour news | 15 comments

RootsTech 2015

David Archuleta is teaming up with popular comedy sketch group Studio C from BYUtv to perform at RootsTech 2015. RootsTech is the largest family history conference in the world and will be happening on February 12–14, 2015.

Both talents will be launching original pieces at the RootsTech Closing Event at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on February 14. David will perform 4 songs, including a new song written by himself that is sung in Spanish and Portuguese. The accompanying music video was filmed in Costa Rica in 2014 and will also have its debut appearance. What’s more, the event will feature a never-before-seen sketch by Studio C. For more information, go to RootsTech.org.

According to David, his family’s heritage and history helped craft his musical style, and being part of RootsTech gives him a chance to celebrate his family and the influence they have had on his music. “Music was always a part of my life growing up. My mother was also big on dancing and would teach my older sister and me to dance to traditional music,” he recalls.  “I can’t think about celebrating my family without thinking about celebrating music.”

The comedy sketch group Studio C from BYUtv is a household name for people of all ages across the nation. Since its launch in October 2012, its loyal fan base has helped grow the show’s online presence to more than 70 million YouTube views to date.

David Archuleta and Studio C will perform for thousands of attendees at the RootsTech Closing Event on the final day of RootsTech 2015, February 14. To reserve your ticket to see them, visit rootstech.org.

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Song in “Redeemer”

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in News | 10 comments

Song in “Redeemer”

David Archuleta took part in the creation of the Nashville Tribute Band’s new album, Redeemer. He both co-wrote and recorded the track “When the Son of Man (Comes Again).”

In David’s words

I participated in a project of some dear (and “Deere”) friends of mine, paying tribute to the most important person in my life, our Savior. It was a privilege to cowrite and record the 13th track on the album. Each song tries to put us in the shoes of the personal testimonies those of old had of of the Savior.

Read more about the creation of the album in the Deseret Times article, “Big names contribute to Nashville Tribute Band’s new ‘Redeemer’ album.”

David’s track and the rest of Redeemer can be previewed and purchased on iTunes.

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Celebration of Christ

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Tour and Events, Tour news | 31 comments

Celebration of Christ

For three performances in November, David Archuleta will headline “Celebration of Christ ~ An Interfaith Concert” at the Capital Theater in Salt Lake City.

It will take place at the following dates and times:

November 28, 2014 (Friday) – 7:30 PM

November 29, 2014 (Saturday) – 2PM and 7:30PM

David will be performing four Christmas songs at the “Celebration of Christ” concerts. The event also features Kevin Olusola from Pentatonix, and the One Voice Choir returning from a stellar performance on “America’s Got Talent.” The program includes special guest choirs, a full orchestra, and a dance ensemble drawn from nine different faiths uniting in Christianity to celebrate the birth and life of Jesus Christ in music, dance, and special effects. The event is presented by Vic Deauvono & 4Life Foundation.

Tickets for all three shows go on sale Friday October 31 at 10 A.M. MT. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.arttix.org/.

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“Glorious”

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in awesome, Fans | 24 comments

“Glorious”

The music video for David Archuleta’s newest single, Glorious, can now be viewed on Meet The Mormons.

You can also download the recording for free here.

“Glorious” sneak preview

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in News | 33 comments

“Glorious” sneak preview

Tune in this Sunday to FM100.3 for a sneak preview of Glorious, a new recording by David Archuleta. The song will be heard near the end of the soon-to-be-released movie Meet the Mormons.

You can hear an interview with David and the new recording on FM100.3 or online at http://www.softsundaysounds.com/ this Sunday at the end of the first music set in the 7am, 9am, 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm hours MDT.

More information at: FM100.3 Facebook and fm100.com.