Friday, November 1, 2013

They're Back! "PTX Volume 2"

Art: Ken Tanabe
That's right the world's favorite acapella group unleashes their second album just in time for the Holidays, Ho, Ho, Ho....indeed!
Pentatonix Announce November 5th Release For PTX Volume 2
Exclusive iTunes Album Pre-Order Goes Live On October 15th  With Immediate Download Of Cover Of  The Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Hit “Can’t Hold Us”
YouTube Channel Eclipses 1.6 Million Subscribers
New YouTube Cover of Lorde’s “Royals” Reaches 8 Million Views In Less Than Two Weeks
“Evolution Of Music” Surpasses 20 Million YouTube Views
Vocal sensations Pentatonix have announced plans to release their second album – PTX Volume 2 – November 5th, exclusively on iTunes.  The iTunes release will include the group’s cover of Swedish House Mafia hits “Save The World” and “Don’t Worry Child” as an album-only bonus track. 

Watch “Save The World / Don’t Worry Child” Here:

Additionally, iTunes is hosting a presale for the album (starting October 15th), with an immediate download of the band’s version of the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis hit “Can’t Hold Us.”  PTX Volume 2 is released by Madison Gate Records. 

Watch “Can’t Hold Us” Here:

PTX Volume 2 follows the group’s two 2012 Madison Gate Records Releases – PTX Volume 1 and PTXmas – both debuting on Billboard’s Top 200 and selling more than 100,000 albums to date.  The new release will feature 8 brand new tracks, including 3 original songs, 4 covers and a modern twist on the classic “Hit The Road Jack.”

“Pentatonix does it again with PTX Volume 2,” says Madison Gate Records executive Shelly Bunge.   “With a collection of covers and original songs, the album showcases exactly why Pentatonix is the number one a cappella recording artist in the country.  We couldn’t be happier to be part of this project.”

Look, It's Pentatonix!
Photo: Brandon Lyon
Online, Pentatonix’s YouTube channel boasts over 140 million views, buoyed by more than 1.6 Million subscribers, and is one of the Top 100 most subscribed-to music channels. The group also has more than 490,000 Facebook fans and nearly 135,000 Twitter followers.  The band’s latest video release, a cover of Lorde’s #1 hit “Royals,” has garnered more than 8 million views in its first 2 weeks and is the most-viewed YouTube cover of the New Zealand star’s highly-duplicated indie anthem. 

Watch “Royals” Here:

Additionally, the group’s a cappella opus – “Evolution Of Music” – has now eclipsed 20 million YouTube views, after gathering nearly 5.5 million in its first week. The video spans 1,000 years of music in just 4 minutes, includes some of the most popular songs from the last dozen centuries and has been featured by The Huffington Post, Mashable and the Yahoo! homepage.

Watch “Evolution Of Music” Here:

Pentatonix have appeared on countless television shows, including the American Music Awards red carpet show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and Larry King Now, and have been chosen to appear in an upcoming episode of the new season of “Sesame Street,” which will air on February 7, 2014.

Stuff your stocking with PTX Volume 2 at:

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