16 Songs, 59 Minutes

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4.5 out of 5
2.8K Ratings
2.8K Ratings
BlueAfternoon29

BRILLIANT! David Archuleta! <3

Oh wow I have waited for this album for so long and it is finally here!!
First off
Crush-Brilliant Song, first single, and absolutely fabulous tune!
Touch My Hand- Makes me Wanna get up and Dance just amazing!!
Barriers-I love the echo it has after some of his words it's just so amazing really awesome!
My Hands-Again nice beat that makes you want to dance!
A Little Too Not Over You-I love this one so much! It reminds me of how i feel bout a guy right now! Just not over him! =)
You Can-Beautiful slow song, David's vocals are amazing!
Running-Love the high parts in the song sounds amazing!
Desperate-My all time favorite song on the album! Way different style then you would expect and just amazing! =) =)
To Be With You-Beautiful 100% the background vocals really compliment David's voice!
Don't Let Go-I just love this song the tune is so upbeat and amazing, love the "ohhh" part especially!
You're Eyes Don't Lie-Very Unique and very proud that he did a song like this! awesome!
Angels-Loved the American Idol version and I love this version too! =)
Wating for Yesterday-Awesome little tune and I love the "day" part! =)
Falling-Nice slow song and it sounds amazingly beautiful. I love it, just amazing vocals
Let Me Go- Another cool upbeat music tune with amazing echoes! I love it =)

You are not wasting money buying this CD! <3 I love this album! Congrats David James Archuleta, you are "In This Moment"!

#1 Archuleta lover

Best Album I Ever Owned

His voice is the most beautiful voice in the world. I could melt listening to this CD. David Archuleta is a musical prodigy!!!!!

baobabs727

Vocally inspired. Masterful.

People betta get ready! Cuz David Archuleta has arrived, baby! Oh, yes! And let me assure you that his self-titled debut album DOES NOT disappoint! Oh, so you think "Crush" was awesome?! Well, wait until you hear the other 15 songs here! Holy Gah! Let me put it this way, there is plenty of variety to please every musical palette, and David's vocals are, of course, other-wordly, beyond compare--impeccable! Perfection. All Hail The Master of Melisma! He may be but 17, but this young man's musical genius is palpable; he was born to sing. Bottom line: The tunes are catchy, touching, emotional, fun, danceable, relateable, soaring, joyful, meloncholy...and just plain awesome! So, if you're like me, you'll come away absolutely convinced that there ain't nobody, nowhere, nohow ever gonna out-sing your boy, Mr. David James Archuleta! Nuff said.

About David Archuleta

David Archuleta became one of the most recognizable figures on television in 2008, when his tenor vocals and boyish charm helped earn him a second-place finish on American Idol. Although born in Miami, Florida, he'd spent most of his childhood in Utah, where he lived with his parents (Jeff, a jazz trumpeter, and Lupe Marie, a Honduran salsa singer) and four siblings. Inspired by a videotaped performance of Les Misérables, Archuleta began singing at age six, and his talent helped him secure performances at the Utah Talent Competition, The Jenny Jones Show, and Star Search, where he was crowned Junior Vocal Champion in 2003.

Archuleta auditioned for American Idol's seventh season in 2007, earning his first praise from the judging panel with a rendition of John Mayer's "Waiting on the World to Change." He advanced to the semifinals and remained with the show throughout its entire season, delivering strong, passionate performances of pop ballads like "Another Day in Paradise" and John Lennon's "Imagine." At 17 years old, Archuleta was the season's youngest contestant, and he ultimately finished as the runner-up to David Cook. "Crush," the first single from his self-titled debut album, debuted at number two later that summer, while the full-length album David Archuleta followed in November.

Archuleta's album went gold within several months, and the singer spent the first half of 2009 touring with McFly in the U.K. and Demi Lovato in America. He also found time to work on a holiday album, Christmas from the Heart, which was released later that year. When it came time to record a proper follow-up to his 2008 debut, Archuleta widened his sound by calling upon producers like S*A*M & Sluggo, who helped helm the peppy lead single "Something 'Bout Love." The accompanying album, The Other Side of Down, was released several months later in October 2010.

In 2012, Archuleta began a two-year religious mission in Chile, and music he recorded before his sabbatical began to appear. First, there was the Philippines-only release Forevermore and his covers album BEGIN., the latter of which included the newly recorded track "Broken," co-written by Archuleta. In spring of 2013, Forevermore was repurposed for the American release No Matter How Far. After his mission trip concluded, Archuleta returned to his home in Utah in early 2014 and set out on a tour. In the years that followed, he released a handful of stand-alone singles, including "Nunca Pense" and "Glorious." He returned in 2017 with the Orion EP, which included the singles "Numb" and "Up All Night." Those tracks would appear on his album Postcards in the Sky, which arrived in October. ~ Andrew Leahey

HOMETOWN
Miami, FL
GENRE
Pop
BORN
December 28, 1990

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