PR Newswire: news distribution, targeting and monitoring
2014
See more news releases in Entertainment  | Music  | New Products & Services

SYCO/Columbia Records Announce the Release of Wicked Game, the Highly Anticipated New Album From Il Divo

Available Everywhere, Tuesday, November 8

Wicked Game available now for pre-order on Amazon

Share with Twitter Share with LinkedIn

NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --  Il Divo, the world's foremost classical crossover group, release their stunning new album, Wicked Game, on November 8th on SYCO/Columbia Records.  This phenomenal quartet --  Carlos Marin, Sebastien Izambard, David Miller and Urs Buhler -- return with their most impressive album since their 2004 debut defined a new musical genre.  

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110902/NY61946 )

Il Divo will perform "Wicked Game," their dramatic reworking of the Chris Isaak classic, on September 7th on the semi-finals of America's Got Talent.

In May, the UK Classical Brits presented Il Divo the prestigious Artist of the Decade Award. Earlier this month they played two landmark concerts at the London Coliseum backed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra where they previewed new material. 

The new album is produced by Per Magnusson and David Krueger with additional production from Richard 'Biff' Stannard. In addition to the title track, other highlights include an emotionally beautiful rendering of Roy Orbison's "Crying" and a heavenly version of Samuel Barber's "Adagio For Strings."

Carlos Marin describes the recording of the new album as "unbelievable -- you can really hear the evolution. And that connection between us, the way that the combination produces magic, it's stronger than ever."

Urs Buhler believes this new album will delight their fans as much as it has them. "We think it's the best thing we've ever done," he states.

David Miller says what sets Il Divo apart is "the range of colors that the four of our voices has."

Sebastien Izambard pinpoints their unique relationship with their audience as a key strength. "That's the biggest achievement, bigger than any award, seeing all the fans out there. And they are still there, six years on."  

Their groundbreaking success has brought an entirely new vocal sound to modern day music and they are solely responsible for creating a brand new, widely copied genre.

With more than 25 million album sales, 150 gold and platinum awards, over 2 million concert tickets sold and the only classical crossover album -- Ancora -- ever to enter the Billboard Top 200 at number 1, Il Divo could rest on their laurels, but that has never been their style.

Their story continues to evolve and Wicked Game is a very exciting new chapter.

The complete track listing is as follows:

1) Wicked Game (Melancholia)
2) Dov'e L'Amore
3) Crying (Llorando)
4) Don't Cry For Me Argentina
5) Falling Slowly (Te Prometo)
6) Come What May (Te Amore)
7) Sempre Sempre
8) Time to Say Goodbye
9) Senza Parole
10) Stay (Ven A Mi)

SOURCE SYCO/Columbia Records



Featured Video

Journalists and Bloggers

Visit PR Newswire for Journalists for releases, photos, ProfNet experts, and customized feeds just for Media.

View and download archived video content distributed by MultiVu on The Digital Center.

Share with Twitter Share with LinkedIn
 

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

 

 
 

PR Newswire Membership

Fill out a PR Newswire membership form or contact us at (888) 776-0942.

 
 

Learn about PR Newswire services

Request more information about PR Newswire products and services or call us at (888) 776-0942.

 

Online Member Center

Not a Member?
Click Here to Join
Login
Search News Releases
Advanced Search
Search
  1. PR Newswire Services
  2. Knowledge Center
  3. Browse News Releases
  4. Contact PR Newswire
  5. Send a News Release