Ke$ha announced today that she will be releasing DECONSTRUCTED, an exclusive acoustic EP that will be available at www.Keshasparty.com as part of the Warrior – Fan Edition & Warrior – Fan Pack on December 4th.
DECONSTRUCTED, which was produced by Greg Kurstin, will include acoustic versions of 2 tracks from Ke$ha’s upcoming sophomore album WARRIOR, “Die Young” and “Supernatural” along with “Blow” and “The Harold Song” off her previous release ANIMAL + CANNIBAL. It will also exclusively feature a cover of Dolly Parton’s #1 song “Old Flames Can’t Hold a Candle To You” which was co-written by Ke$ha’s mother, Pebe Sebert. Listen to the DECONSTRUCTED version of “Die Young” here: http://smarturl.it/deconstructedNP
Last week, Ke$ha world premiered her new music video for her single, Die Young” across VEVO, the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform. http://vevo.ly/WCKpHL. The video was directed by Darren Craig for The Uprising Creative. “Die Young” is the first single off Ke$ha’s sophomore album, WARRIOR, which is available for sale on December 4th through Kemosabe/RCA Records.
“Die Young” is currently the #1 song at Spotify U.S., #5 on iTunes and was the #1 most added song at Pop and Hot AC radio formats in its first week and is holding strong in the Top 10 at Pop, Top 20 at Hot AC and Rhythm formats and #4 on the Hot 100 Airplay Chart. The single has sold over 1 million tracks worldwide since it’s September release. “Die Young” which was co-written by Ke$ha, Nate Ruess from fun., Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco and Cirkut is currently available for download at all digital music providers.
WARRIOR is executive produced by Kemosabe Records head Dr. Luke and features tracks written by Ke$ha, as well as collaborations with producers, writers and musicians including, will.i.am, Max Martin, Benny Blanco, Cirkut, Bonnie McKee, Iggy Pop, Patrick Carney, Ben Folds, Greg Kurstin, KoOol Kojak, Ammo, Billboard and Pebe Sebert. The album is available for preorder at www.keshasparty.com. There will be a 12 track standard version of the album and a 16 track deluxe edition.
Global superstar Ke$ha has taken the world by storm since the release of her debut album in Animal in 2010. That year she was declared Billboard’s Hot 100 Artist and her smash debut single “TiK ToK” was named Billboard’s #1 Hot 100 Song, was the most played song of that year, and was the biggest-selling digital track in the world. Ke$ha has had 6 consecutive Top 10 hits including three #1 singles: “TiK ToK”, “Your Love Is My Drug” and “We R Who We R.” Her debut album Animal has sold over 2.5 million units worldwide. Ke$ha has toured the world, playing over 200 live shows in support of Animal and its companion album Cannibal. She took home the MTV EMA for Best New Act in November 2010 and was nominated for 2 American Music Awards, 3 MTV VMA Awards and 6 Billboard Awards. She has performed on dozens of television programs all over the world including MTV Europe Music Awards, Much Music Awards (Canada), Echo Awards (Germany), X Factor (Australia), American Music Awards, Billboard Awards, American Idol, Saturday Night Live and The Today Show Summer Concert Series. She has over 22 million Facebook likes, over 3 million Twitter followers and over 330 million views on VEVO. She has sold over 27 million combined tracks and ringtones in the U.S alone and over 34.5 million worldwide to date. Ke$ha is an international powerhouse, Animal has been certified Gold, Platinum or multi-Platinum in 15 markets (including Platinum in the United States) and was the biggest selling debut album from an international female in 2010 in the UK. On November 20th, 2012 Ke$ha will release her first book through Touchstone Publishing. The full-color photo journal/scrapbook entitled My Crazy Beautiful Life, sheds light on Ke$ha’s hectic, non-stop life on tour and will provide an exclusive look into the creative process of her forthcoming album, Warrior. Ke$ha was also recently named the first global ambassador for Humane Society International.
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