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Christina Perri Heralds Her "HEAD OR HEART"; New Album Track, "Burning Gold" Debuted Exclusively via SHAZAM; Acclaimed Single, "Human," Lights Up Radio and Online as Singer/Songwriter Readies Major Headline Tour; North American Trek Begins April 4th in Denver, With Most Major Market Dates Already Sold Out; High Profile TV Performances Slated for April, Including The View and Late Show With David Letterman; "HEAD OR HEART" Arrives at Last on April 1st


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NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/11/14 -- Atlantic recording artist Christina Perri has announced an array of activity surrounding the release of her eagerly awaited new album. "HEAD OR HEART" -- which features the hit single, "Human" -- arrives at long last on April 1st.



Perri will herald the imminent arrival of "HEAD OR HEART" with this week's release of a brand new album track. "Burning Gold" premiered exclusively via the SHAZAM app and can be heard here: http://youtu.be/AluJQ0QFSHg : ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1097047&id=3983323&type=1&am .. . Furthermore, an additional album track, titled "I Dont Wanna Break," was heard in a recent episode of HBO's smash comedy series, Girls, and is featured on Atlantic's recent released musical companion, "GIRLS VOLUME 2: ALL ADVENTUROUS WOMEN DO... MUSIC FROM THE HBO® ORIGINAL SERIES."



Meanwhile, "Human" is quickly shaping up as a huge hit currently coming in among the Top 20 at Hot AC radio outlets nationwide. A Top 20 favorite on the iTunes Store, the single was recently hailed by Billboard as a "delicate alt-pop ballad that should delight supporters of (Perri's) breakthrough single 'Jar of Hearts.'" In addition, the "Human" companion video -- directed by Elliott Sellers (Jason Mraz, Young The Giant, Portugal. The Man) -- is lighting it up online, earning close to 150,000 views per day at Perri's official YouTube channel www.youtube.com/user/lovemspenny : ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1097047&id=3983326&type=1&am .. . Furthermore the Passion Pit remix of "Human" recently premiered via Stereogum http://www.stereogum.com/1668314/the-week-in-pop-aloe-blacc/franchises/the-week-in-pop/ : ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1097047&id=3983329&type=1&am .. . The entire "Human" remix package featuring mixes from the Passion Pit as well as EDX, Tracy Young and Roul and Doors will be available via Beatport on March 17th and all DSPs March 18th.





What's more, Perri has slated a number of high profile TV appearances for the coming weeks, including visits to ABC's The View on April 16th and CBS' Late Show with David Letterman on April 21st (check local listings).



Perri will celebrate the long awaited arrival of "HEAD OR HEART" with a highly anticipated North American headline tour. The dates get underway Friday, April 4th at Denver's Ogden Theatre and then continue through late May (see itinerary below). Atlantic labelmate Birdy will join Christina as the opening act on the tour. Much of the trek is already long sold out, including shows in New York City, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Washington, DC, with limited tickets remaining for most other dates. For complete details and ticket availability, please visit www.christinaperri.com/tour : ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1097047&id=3983332&type=1&am .. .



"HEAD OR HEART" -- which follows the acclaimed singer/songwriter's breakthrough 2011 debut, "lovestrong" -- was recorded last year with production from Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran, One Direction), Martin Johnson (Avril Lavigne, Gavin Degraw), John Hill (P!nk, Mayer Hawthorne, Santigold), and Butch Walker (Taylor Swift, Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco). The majority of the album was mixed by GRAMMY® Award-winning engineer Manny Marroquin (Kanye West, John Legend, Alicia Keys).



Named as iTunes' "Breakthrough Pop Artist of 2011," Perri earned critical applause and an increasingly fervent fan following with her extraordinary debut, "lovestrong." Highlighted by the 3x-platinum certified smash, "Jar of Hearts," the album -- produced by GRAMMY®-winning producer Joe Chiccarelli (The White Stripes, My Morning Jacket) -- entered the SoundScan/Billboard 200 among the top 5 upon its initial release, while also proving an unqualified international sensation with top 5 success in Australia and Ireland as well as top 10 sales in Canada and the United Kingdom.



Perri followed "lovestrong." with the RIAA 4x-platinum certified hit single, "A Thousand Years," exclusively featured on Summit Entertainment/Chop Shop/Atlantic's "THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 1 & 2 - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACKS." The track was a multi-format radio favorite, with top 10 airplay at Hot AC and top 25 spins at CHR/Top 40 outlets nationwide.



For additional news and information, please visit: www.christinaperri.com : ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1097047&id=3983335&type=1&am .. , www.facebook.com/ChristinaPerriMusic : ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1097047&id=3983338&type=1&am .. , twitter.com/christinaperri : ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1097047&id=3983341&type=1&am .. (@christinaperri), www.instagram.com/christinaperri : ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1097047&id=3983344&type=1&am .. , www.youtube.com/lovemspenny : ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1097047&id=3983347&type=1&am .. , and www.atlanticrecords.com : ctt.marketwire.com/?release=1097047&id=3983350&type=1&am .. .



(TOUR ITINERARY BELOW)




                         CHRISTINA PERRI

                    NORTH AMERICAN TOUR 2014

APRIL
4          Denver, CO             Ogden Theatre
5          Salt Lake City, UT     The Depot
7          Sioux Falls, SD        The District
8          Minneapolis, MN        Mill City Nights
9          Chicago, IL            House of Blues
11         Detroit, MI            Majestic Theatre
12         Cincinnati, OH         Bogart's
14         Toronto, ON            Danforth Music Hall
16, 17     New York, NY           Irving Plaza - SOLD OUT
19         Philadelphia, PA       Electric Factory
20         Boston, MA             House of Blues
22         Washington, DC         9:30 Club - SOLD OUT
24         Cleveland, OH          House of Blues
25         Louisville, KY         Mercury Ballroom
26         Indianapolis, IN       Deluxe at Old National Center
28         St. Louis, MO          Plush
29         Nashville, TN          Cannery Ballroom
30         Atlanta, GA            Buckhead Theatre

MAY
2          Orlando, FL            House of Blues
3          St. Petersburg, FL     State Theatre
6          Houston, TX            House of Blues
7          Austin, TX             Emo's
9          Dallas, TX             House of Blues
10         Lawrence, KS           Grenada Theater
13         Tempe, AZ              The Marquee
14         San Diego, CA          Humphreys
16         Las Vegas, NV          House of Blues
17         Los Angeles, CA        The Wiltern
20         San Francisco, CA      The Fillmore - SOLD OUT
21         Sacramento, CA         Ace of Spades - SOLD OUT
23         Portland, OR           Wonder Ballroom
24         Seattle, WA            Neptune
26         Vancouver, BC          Vogue Theatre






CONTACT:
Sheila Richman
Atlantic Records
212-707-3063
Sheila.Richman@atlanticrecords.com :

Marisa Bianco
Atlantic Records
212-707-2025
Marisa.Bianco@atlanticrecords.com : docid: 141097047.nitf -->



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