SIA TO RELEASE DELUXE EDITION OF THIS IS ACTING OCTOBER 21ST
FEATURES 7 ADDITIONAL TRACKS INCLUDING MASSIVE HIT SINGLE
“THE GREATEST” FEAT. KENDRICK LAMAR – WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
“CHEAP THRILLS” DOMINATES THE CHARTS THIS SUMMER– TOPPED THE #1 SPOT ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 FOR 4 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS
“NOSTALGIC FOR THE PRESENT” TOUR KICKS OFF TONIGHT 9/29 IN SEATTLE!
NEW YORK, NY (September 29, 2016) – International icon, 5X GRAMMY Award nominee, and multi-platinum selling artist/songwriter/hitmaker Sia today announces the forthcoming release of a deluxe edition of her album THIS IS ACTING, available at all retailers on October 21st on Monkey Puzzle Records/RCA Records. The deluxe edition features 7 additional tracks from the originally released album, including Sia’s brand new single “The Greatest Feat. Kendrick Lamar” (CLICK HERE to watch the video), her #1 chart topping 2x Platinum selling single “Cheap Thrills feat. Sean Paul,” and 5 more songs including brand new never-before-heard tracks “Confetti,” “Midnight Decisions,” “Jesus Wept,” a remix of “Move Your Body” by Alan Walker, and a solo version of “The Greatest.” See below for complete track listing.
Since its release on September 6th, “The Greatest” has been met with overwhelming critical and fan raves, amassing over 85 million video views since its release and charting at #1 instantly on iTunes worldwide upon release. Rolling Stone wrote of the video and single “The Greatest” is “rapturous…cathartic …the dancing throughout ‘The Greatest’ is wild and intricate…” NPR calls the video “powerful” and the single “a dance pop anthem” and Entertainment Weekly declared it “massive.”
“The Greatest” was co-written by Sia and Greg Kurstin, and produced by Greg Kurstin. The video was co-directed by Sia and Daniel Askill, with choreography by Ryan Heffington and starring dancer Maddie Ziegler, the dream team who has collaborated on most of Sia’s internet breaking smash videos including the one for platinum-selling hit “Chandelier,” 2x platinum selling “Elastic Heart,” and 2x platinum selling “Cheap Thrills.” Click here to watch the video now.
The release of “The Greatest” follows on the heels of Sia dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 4 consecutive weeks at #1 with her smash hit “Cheap Thrills.” This chart position also marks Sia’s first ever Top 5 as a solo artist on the Billboard HOT 100 Chart and the song has dominated the global radio and streaming charts for most of this summer. “Cheap Thrills” is currently the most played song at radio, held the #1 slot at Top 40 Radio, and is currently #1 at Hot AC radio. Click here to watch the video for “Cheap Thrills (Performance Edit)” and here for the “Cheap Thrills” lyric video feat. Sean Paul.
Sia today kicks off her Nostalgic For The Present Tour in Seattle accompanied by dancer/muse/star of her videos Maddie Ziegler on all North American dates. The 22 city tour is promoted exclusively by Live Nation, with special guest Miguel, and AlunaGeorge – including stops at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl, Chicago’s United Center and Atlanta’s Philips Arena. Since its announcement, the tour has been lauded as one of the hottest tickets for the fall with Rolling Stone saying it “promises to recreate some of the stunning visuals and choreography that the singer usually packs into her music videos and unique live performances” and Bustle raved it’s “sure to be epic.” Visit http://siamusic.net/tour for tour dates and more
Sia released her album THIS IS ACTING (Monkey Puzzle Records/RCA Records) in January 2016 to much critical acclaim. The New Yorker described it as “the Platonic ideal of a modern pop album,” with rave reviews across the board from The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, The Fader, and many more. The album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 Chart, peaked at #1 on the ITunes chart in over 50 countries, and charted Top 10 in 8 countries worldwide, including #1 in her native Australia and #3 in the UK.
THIS IS ACTING DELUXE EDITION TRACK LISTING
01 Bird Set Free
03 One Million Bullets
04 Move Your Body
06 Cheap Thrills
08 House On Fire
10 Sweet Design
11 Broken Glass
12 Space Between
DELUXE EDITION TRACKS
13 Cheap Thrills (feat. Sean Paul)
14 The Greatest (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
16 Move Your Body (Alan Walker Remix)
17 Midnight Decisions
18 Jesus Wept
19 The Greatest
Watch the video for “The Greatest” on Vevo: http://vevo.ly/thegreatest
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Sarah Weinstein Dennison – RCA Publicity
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