NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready for Glee: The Music, Volume 4, the next official release in the Glee music catalog, available Tuesday, November 30. Glee: The Music, Volume 4 features 18 brand new songs from season two, including songs from special guests Gwyneth Paltrow and newcomer Darren Criss. Glee: The Music, Volume 4 features such memorable Glee performances as "Billionaire," "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" and "Empire State Of Mind," which had the single highest first day sales for any Glee track released to date (see below for full track listing). This collection also includes 4 songs from the much talked about "Britney/Brittany" episode, which was the most watched episode with 16.1 million viewers. In addition the Britney episode gave FOX its highest rated Fall live-action comedy telecast in 8 years among A18-49 (since That '70s show in 2002) and in 9 years among Total Viewers (since Malcolm in the Middle in 2001).
Glee will also be ringing in the holiday season with the release of Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album available Tuesday, November 16, 2010. This special Glee Christmas episode airs Tuesday, December 7, at 8:00 pm ET/PT on FOX.
After Finn and Sam find an unconventional way of controlling their urges, a few glee club members pick up on the strategy and start using it too. But when Coach Beiste gets wind of what they are up to, the glee club has some explaining to do in the all-new "Never Been Kissed" episode of GLEE airing tonight (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
To date over 16 million Glee songs have been digitally downloaded, with over 5.5 million albums sold worldwide. Glee scored three consecutive #1 releases with Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers, Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna and Glee: The Music, Journey To Regionals. The RIAA has certified Glee: The Music, Volume 1 Platinum (sales in excess of 1 million units) as well as Glee: The Music, Volume 2 and Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Gold (sales in excess of 500,000 units).
The full track listing for Glee: The Music, Volume 4 is as follows:
- Empire State Of Mind
- Me Against The Music
- The Only Exception
- I Wanna Hold Your Hand
- One Of Us
- River Deep, Mountain High
- One Love
- Teenage Dream
- Forget You
- Marry You
- Just The Way You Are
- (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
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