American Idol Season 7 runner-up David Archuleta has been off on a Mormon mission, but the album he recorded before he left for South America has been in the works the whole time and is ready to drop March 26.
The album is titled “No Matter How Far” and the first single, “Don’t Run Away” is set to be released in February. You can see the album cover art above.
David is currently serving a two-year mission in South America for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “No Matter How Far” features a mix of new recorded material and previously unreleased U.S. tracks. The first single, “Don’t Run Away”, produced by British music producers The Nexus (David Sneddon and James Bauer-Mein), will be serviced to the AC Radio format in February.
David reached second place on the seventh season (2008) hit show American Idol as one of the youngest to perform on the show at age 16. He released his self-titled debut album the following year. Both the album and its lead single “Crush” peaked at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 and the Billboard Hot 100 charts, respectively. “Crush” went on to sell over 2 million downloads. David has since released the albums “Christmas From The Heart”, “The Other Side of Down”, and the covers album “BEGIN.”. He was the featured vocalist on the Mormon Tabernacle Choirs’ “Glad Christmas Tidings” album and PBS Special in 2011, and released “Forevermore” an album of Filipino standards in the Philippines in 2012. — Press release
OMG!!! SUPER FANTASTIC NEWS!!! CAN’T WAIT TO BUY IT!!!
HALLELUJAH! CAN’T WAIT TO HEAR NEW MUSIC FROM DAVID; HE’S SUPER TALENTED, HUMBLE AND GENUINE. ALSO, KARI AND THE REST OF HIS TEAM TAKE GREAT CARE OF HIS FANS, OF WHICH I’M PROUD TO SAY I’M ONE OF HIS BIGGEST.
“No Matter How Far” away David is, he takes cares of his fans and he is never far from our hearts. David worked so hard before his mission to make sure his fans would have music while he’s gone. I’m super excited to buy this album (and play it over and over) 🙂
Excellent news! Über excited to hear new music from this guy!
What grrrrrrreeeeeaaaattttt news!!!!!! Here I thought he worked so hard before he left to finish the mini-series in the Phillippines. Then he even released an album (BEGIN.). I thought how could he get all that done before he left. Now another album…..WOW!!!……Thank you so very, very much, David. He must have worked 24 hours a day. I can’t help but wonder, might there be even more coming? I loved that we got to hear portions of Christmas concerts in Chile, all of which were lovely. I especially liked “The Prayer”.