Christina Perri Unveils “A Thousand Years” Music Video!

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, mtvU and VH1.com (posted.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, and Death Cab for Cutie) – will have its VH1 on-air premiere during the upcoming installment ofTop 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.comwww.facebook.com/ChristinaPerriMusichttp://twitter.com/christinaperriwww.myspace.com/christinaperriwww.youtube.com/lovemspenny, andwww.atlanticrecords.com.

 

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1:

THE TOUR

 

November 7, 2011: Atlanta, GA
The Buckhead Theatre
3110 Roswell Road Atlanta GA 30305
Cast Attending: Peter Facinelli, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, and Ashley Greene,
Performance By: Christina Perri

 

November 8, 2011: Chicago, IL
House of Blues
329 North Dearborn Chicago IL 60654
Cast Attending: Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, and Ashley Greene
Performance By: Christina Perri

 

November 9, 2011: Dallas, TX
The Palladium Ballroom at Gilley’s Dallas
1135 South Lamar Street
Dallas, TX 75215-1036
Cast Attending: Peter Facinelli, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, and Ashley Greene,
Performance By: Christina Perri

 

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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