Manufacturer: SONY MASTERWORKS
Brand: PIANO GUYS,THE
The Piano Guys "Wonders"The New Album from the YouTube Sensations500 Million YouTube Views3 Million YouTube SubscribersOne Million Facebook Likes115 Weeks at #1 on multiple Billboard ChartsThe Piano Guys, the remarkable classical/pop crossover music stylists, release their new album, Wonders, featuring popular hits like you've never heard them before. Their first three albums, "The Piano Guys," "The Piano Guys" and "A Family Christmas" have sold over 575,000 physical and digital albums in the U.S. Their albums have been #1 on multiple Billboard Charts for over 115 weeks while garnering rave reviews and leading to performances on major television programs including "The Today Show," "Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Katie," "CBS This Morning," "Huckabee" and "Fox and Friends." They are a YouTube phenomenon from their self-made innovative videos in stunning locations that have amassed three million YouTube subscribers and more than 500 million views. TPG's new album, "Wonders," features successful single releases from the past year such as 'Let It Go' from the movie 'Frozen,' 'Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends,' 'Don't You Worry Child,' and 'Story of my Life' available for the first time on CD. The album also includes new songs in their signature style from such artists as Dave Matthews, Phillip Phillips and One Direction, a fun take on various Batman themes throughout the years, 'Batman Evolution,' plus original compositions from the band. "Wonders" is available as a Deluxe CD + DVD set that includes a bonus DVD of six of their hit music videos. The Piano Guys have become a touring phenomenon selling out shows across the country and will be touring throughout the U.S. extensively.thepianoguys.comyoutube.com/ThePianoGuysfacebook.com/PinaoGuyssonymasterworks.com
Il Volo...Takes Flight - Live From The Detroit Opera House
2012 live release from the teenage tenor trio. Il Volo Takes Flight - Live From the Detroit Opera House was filmed last year while the group was on their first North American concert tour and captures the genuine excitement of their live performance along with the stunning crowd reaction the group has received in every city they have performed. The project was produced by Grammy award winning producer Humberto Gatica (Michael Buble) and renowned Italian singer and producer Tony Renis. The show includes Italian classics such as "'O Sole Mio" and "Un Amore Cosi Grande" as well as a magnificent version of the classic Charlie Chaplin song "Smile".
While creating Bocelli's first-ever album of popular songs, Andrea and his producers searched the musical eras from the 1920's to the 1980's for romantic songs including 'Les Feuilles Mortes' (Autumn Leaves), 'Somos Novios' (It's Impossible), 'Besame Mucho', 'Estate' (featuring trumpeter Chris Botti) and 'Because We Believe' a new song written especially for the 2006 Winter Olympics that will be featured throughout NBC's coverage of the Games. Universal. 2006.
A gorgeous collection of classical, Welsh and Gaelic favorites including "Pie Jesu." Those leery and weary of tasteless crossover need not shudder at the sight of this disc, which has sold over half a million copies in Europe. There's none of the softcore kiddie porn that came with Vanessa-Mae or the heavily packaged faux romanticism of Andrea Bocelli. (That of course doesn't necessarily mean that you'll want Voice of an Angel.) This 12-year-old Welsh soprano is so uncloyingly cute and has such an appealing personality (with just enough touch of cheek) that you'd almost rather have her as a dinner guest than on your CD player. Her small, attractive, sometimes unstable but always sincere soprano perhaps went to the top of the British charts because it clicks into the boy-soprano choir tradition so prevalent there, especially since many of the selections are sacred items such as "The Lord's Prayer" and "Ave Maria." And Church may pick up some fans thanks to the tail end of Celtic chic, with the Welsh folk songs and the rendition of "Danny Boy." But this promises to be yet another short-lived media phenomenon, rather than the beginning of a lengthy career. --David Patrick Stearns
The Canadian Tenors have crisscrossed the globe thrilling millions of music lovers with their magical voices, their wonderful sense of humor, and their memorable music. The foursome have received rave reviews and standing ovations around the world from the Tel Aviv Opera house where they shared the stage with Andrea Bocelli to Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Coliseum with David Foster and Friends to Toronto s Air Canada Centre where they headlined at ONE NIGHT LIVE with STING and Sheryl Crow. They have performed over 80 concerts for over 150,000 people on three separate continents and have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities as they share a passion for bringing awareness to impoverished children world-wide. The Canadian Tenors will join David Foster on his Hitman tour across the U.S.
Deluxe version contains a bonus disc with 13 additional tracks. The one and only Il Divo celebrate eight years of unprecedented global success with the release of their definitive Greatest Hits collection featuring four brand new tracks. The greatest hits features tracks from all 5 studio albums released to date and they've also recorded four songs especially for this release: My Heart Will Go On (in Italian), I Will Always Love You (in Spanish), I Can't Help Falling in Love with You (English) and Alone (Spanish). The world's first and still the best classical crossover group - Urs Buhler, Carlos Marin, David Miller and Sebastien Izambard - have sold over 26 million albums, enjoyed over 50 number ones, chalked up 160 gold and platinum sales in over 33 countries and staged 4 world tours.
2CELLOS (Luka Sulic & Stjepan Hauser) became a worldwide YouTube sensation with their passionate, dueling cellos version of Michael Jackson's Smooth Criminal. Their debut album is a thrilling collection of chart-topping rock and pop songs performed in their signature style from Guns N' Roses, U2, Coldplay and Kings of Leon, among others. Their follow-up single is an explosive version of the Guns N' Roses classic "Welcome to the Jungle" and the accompanying video is sure to create another viral phenomenon. Of the repertoire Stjepan says: "Both Luka and I love classical music and have studied it for years, but we are really excited to put our own take on classics by some of our favorite pop and rock artists."
Through a Dog's Ear: Music to Calm Your Canine Companion, Volume 1
Manufacturer: Sounds True
Brand: Leeds, Joshua/ Spector, Lisa
Millions of dog guardians have grappled with stress-related behavior issues, from separation anxiety to fear of thunderstorms. Now, psychoacoustic expert Joshua Leeds joins concert pianist Lisa Spector and veterinary neurologist Dr. Susan Wagner to create Through a Dog's Ear: classical music clinically demonstrated to calm canine listeners. Studies show these solo piano arrangements reduced anxiety behavior and induced calmness in 70 percent of dogs in shelters or kennels and 85 percent of dogs in households.