Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’ Video Debuts WednesdayOct 25th, 2011 | By Krystal | Category: Featured Articles, Movie News, Music
The new music video for Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years,” featured on the Breaking Dawn Part 1 soundtrack, will make its debut tomorrow morning at 6 am EST on several MTV networks. Here is the official press release with all the details:
EAGERLY AWAITED CLIP DEBUTS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
ON MTV, MTV HITS, MTV.COM, AND VH1.COM;
TRACK FEATURED ON SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT/CHOP SHOP/ATLANTIC’S MUCH-ANTICIPATED
“THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 –
ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”;
PERRI ALSO FEATURED ON UNIQUE TWILIGHT SAGA PROMOTIONAL TOUR,
WITH LIVE PERFORMANCES SET FOR ATLANTA, CHICAGO, AND DALLAS;
SOUNDTRACK ARRIVES IN STORES AND ONLINE NOVEMBER 8TH
Atlantic recording artist Christina Perri has announced the world premiere of her eagerly awaited new video, “A Thousand Years.” The track – exclusively featured on Summit Entertainment/Chop Shop/Atlantic’s upcoming “THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” – is available now at all leading digital retailers, while the album arrives in stores and at all online retailers on Tuesday, November 8th.
“A Thousand Years” will debut Wednesday, October 26th at 6 am ET on an array of MTV platforms, including MTV’s AMTV, MTV Hits, MTV.com, and VH1.com. In addition, the video – directed by Jay Martin (whose previous work includes Perri’s breakthrough hit, “Jar of Hearts” as well as clips for such artists as Kid Rock, Skylar Grey, Death Cab for Cutie) – will have its VH1 on-air premiere during the upcoming installment of Top 20 Video Countdown, slated to air Saturday, October 29th at 9 am ET (check local listings).
Perri is scheduled to perform “A Thousand Years” as part of the unique promotional tour celebrating the imminent arrival of Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, which opens in theatres nationwide on November 18th. The tour – which sees appearances from select members of the film’s cast, including Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, and Ashley Greene – will hit concert venues in Atlanta, Chicago, and Dallas beginning Monday, November 7th (see attached itinerary). Additional dates slated for San Francisco and Salt Lake City will feature live performances from Sleeping At Last and Aqualung & Lucy Schwartz, all of whom are also featured on “THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK.” Tickets are free and will be available beginning at 10 am local time on Saturday, November 5th at each event location. Tickets are limited to two per person, non-transferable, and available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Tour dates and locations, as well as cast availability, are subject to change.
“A Thousand Years” follows Perri’s breakthrough debut album, “lovestrong.,” which entered the SoundScan/Billboard 200 among the top 5 upon its release earlier this year. The album – which includes the 2x-platinum certified smash, “Jar of Hearts” – is also shaping up as an unqualified international sensation, with top 5 success in Australia and Ireland as well as top 10 sales in Canada and the United Kingdom.
For additional news and information, please visit www.christinaperri.com, www.facebook.com/ChristinaPerriMusic, http://twitter.com/christinaperri, www.myspace.com/christinaperri, www.youtube.com/lovemspenny, and www.atlanticrecords.com.
In addition to Perri’s “A Thousand Years,” “THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” features new tracks from an extraordinary selection of artists, including Bruno Mars, The Joy Formidable, The Belle Brigade, and Mia Maestro (who co-stars in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 as Carmen Denali of the Denali Coven). For more information, please see the official “THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” web page, located at breakingdawnthesoundtrack.com.
Chop Shop Music Supervision owner Alexandra Patsavas (Grey’s Anatomy, Gossip Girl) returns as Producer/Music Supervisor on “THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK,” having worked closely with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 director Bill Condon in compiling the tracklisting. Paul Katz of Eye2Ear Music serves as both the producer of the album as well as Summit’s point person on film-related music and soundtracks.
The hugely anticipated next chapter of The Twilight Saga will be released as two separate films, with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 slated for release on November 18th, 2011 and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 due on November 16th, 2012. Academy Award® winner Bill Condon directed both films, which star Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner. Both The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 are based on the fourth novel in author Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, with the screenplays penned by Melissa Rosenberg, and Wyck Godfrey, Karen Rosenfelt and Stephenie Meyer producing.
For more information, please visit Summit Entertainment’s official page for The Twilight Saga films, located at http://www.breakingdawn-themovie.com.