SARAH MCLACHLAN RELEASES NEW SINGLE
SONG AND VIDEO WILL APPEAR AS PART OF NBC’S OLYMPIC CAMPAIGN
(New York – January 22, 2010) Grammy-winning singer/songwriter and Vancouver native Sarah McLachlan has written and recorded a new song, “One Dream,” to be used as a unique part of NBC’s marketing campaign for the Vancouver Winter Olympics beginning February 12. See the broadcast television premiere of Sarah McLachlan’s video for “One Dream” this Sunday, January 24 at 9/8c during the 2010 AT& T U.S. Figure Skating Championships on NBC.
Written in the spirit of the Olympics, “One Dream” is inspired by the athletes of the world as they strive to reach their Olympic goals. Reflecting on the 2010 Vancouver Olympics Games, McLachlan remarks, “I am thrilled to be a part of the Olympics celebration. The games will provide the perfect opportunity to share with the world the hometown I love!”
“One Dream” is now available for sale at all digital retailers.
About Sarah McLachlan:
Since joining Arista two decades ago, every one of Sarah McLachlan’s studio and live albums and videos have been certified gold, platinum, or multi-platinum by the RIAA, starting with Touch (1988) and Solace (1991), both gold sellers.
Her 1994 breakthrough, Fumbling Towards Ecstasy (triple-platinum) was followed by the digitally enhanced multimedia version of The Freedom Sessions (1995, gold). Sarah’s landmark fifth album, the 8x-platinum Surfacing (1997), contained two Grammy Award-winning tracks, as “Building a Mystery” won for Best Female Pop Vocal, and “Last Dance” was voted Best Pop Instrumental. 1999’s triple-platinum Mirrorball, and its platinum long-form video counterpart, were both culled from that year’s Lilith Fair tour, and spun off Sarah’s third Grammy-winning performance, as “I Will Remember You” won for Best Female Pop Vocal. The double-platinum Afterglow followed in 2003, and received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album, while its opening track, “Fallen” was nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal. 2007’s Wintersong, was the #1 best seller on the Holiday Album charts that year, was nominated for a Grammy for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, and was certified Platinum, marking her 15th release to be certified gold, platinum, or multi-platinum by the RIAA.
Sarah also co-founded Lilith Fair, the historic all women touring festival that ran from 1997-1999 and became one of the highest grossing touring festivals in the world, with over 1.5 million fans in attendance and over $10 million dollars raised for national and local charities. The tour is set to be resurrected in the summer of 2010. Other artists announced so far include Sheryl Crow, Mary J. Blige, Metric, Tegan and Sara, and more.
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