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    David James Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. At ten years old, he won the children's division of the Utah Talent Competition leading to other television singing appearances.[6] When he was twelve years old, Archuleta became the Junior Vocal Champion on Star Search 2.[6] In 2007, at sixteen years old, he became one of the youngest contestants on the seventh season of American Idol.[7] In May 2008 he finished as the runner-up, receiving 44 percent of over 97 million votes.

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David Archuleta ~ #SeasonsMusicVideo is here! Available On itunes, Amazon, & Spotify!

Posted by djafan on Thursday, January 25, 2018

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Watch ‘American Idol’ Alum David Archuleta Duet With a ‘Voice’ Finalist (EXCLUSIVE) By  

American Idol” season seven runner-up David Archuleta and Madilyn Paige of “The Voice
season six explore the delicate intricacies of relationships with the release of a new video for the duet, “Seasons.” A gorgeous ballad from Archuleta’s 2017 release “Postcards in the Sky,” “Seasons” is a “relationship song,” Archuleta tells Variety.

Directed by Dusty Barker, the two Utah natives never face each other, but share the same story from different points of view. While Archuleta is bathed in the shadows of dark blue light, Paige is seen from a sunnier perspective — a directorial decision that perfectly underscores the theme of the song.

“It was one of the first songs written for this project, and I felt like the woman in the relationship is the hopeful one while the guy is really negative,” says Archuleta. “It seems like a lot of times it’s harder for guys to stay committed to something whereas women usually are the ones who keep pulling through to the end.”

Co-written with Stephanie Mabey and Dustin Christensen, Arhuleta paints a picture using the imagery of all four seasons set against a piano arrangement that leaves enough room for both singers to convey fear and hope simultaneously.

Archuleta says he thought Paige would be a perfect vocal match to join him on record after he came across her performances from “The Voice,” including her season six chair-turning performance of “Titanium.”

“I just loved how she was this vulnerable — you know first impressions — small girl and fragile.  Then I heard her sing this delicate version of ‘Titanium,’ and it really left an impression on me,” he says.

Intrigued, he looked up additional performances and then found a duet online, which sparked an idea to invite her to sing on his album. Says Archuleta: “She is a hopeful voice and that is her thing — she likes to help people know that they’re valuable because she deals with a lot of self-consciousness and issues and not feeling good enough, which is quite a theme today. And I love how she overcame it and was able to say I want to empower other people to help them know that they’re worth it. I thought what better voice for ‘Seasons’ where the message is this is worth it. This can work.”

Paige says that working with Archuleta felt natural. Both are from the same state, and both competed on national television shows. “We both know what it’s like to feel that pressure, and that competition,” she says. “It’s a whole other world.”

The two only met last year, but forged a friendship and toured together, with Paige opening for Archuleta in November, a night that he recalls included a standing ovation and a roaring crowd, both of which impressed him. The feeling is mutual. Says Paige: “I have so much respect for him and look up to him a lot. I’ve looked up to him since ‘Idol’ because he did that a few years before I did ‘The Voice.’ So he’s definitely been an example to me. He was the talk of the town, for sure, and to do a collaboration and feel like we’re supporting each other…it’s nice.”

Both artists aren’t slowing down in 2018. Paige is in the process of writing songs, while Archuleta is readying three projects—including a Latin project and another Christmas album. Plus, live shows, including a stop at Daryl Hall’s club, Daryl’s House, in Pawing, New York on March 3.

“I don’t know where I’m going next,” he laughs. “Ever since ‘American Idol,’ I have no idea where I’m going to go, but, I’ve enjoyed it. I’m always up for an adventure.”

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SEASONS featuring Madilyn Paige

From the album ‘Postcards In The Sky’ Video by Dusty Barker

iTunes: http://apple.co/2y7yEBa

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Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2ygnY3d

Tour Dates: http://davidarchuleta.com/home/live/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/davidarchuleta

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DavidArchie

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/davidarchie/?hl=en

David Archuleta, Archie Songs (ASCAP)/Stephanie Mabey,Wake Up Dreaming Music (BMI) / Dustin Christensen, Sand Puppy (ASCAP) Produced and Engineered by Scott Wiley @ June Audio Recording Studios Provo, UT Mixed by: Tyler Scott Strings: Dave Davidson, Drums: Aaron Anderson, Piano: Dustin Christensen, Bass guitar, acoustic guitar, percussion, programming: Scott Wiley String Arrangement: Jason Webb Strings recorded by Bobby Shin at Little Big Sound, Nashville, TN

 

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David Archuleta ~ Cincinnati Concert Tonight!

Posted by djafan on Friday, October 27, 2017

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  Hey Cincinnati! Performing tonight at 8 PM at the Ludlow Garage! Come join us! We’ll have a fun time. – at Live at the Ludlow Garage
From Pittsburgh last night!  Thank you Muldur!  Many more fans tonight!

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David Archuleta US Tour ~ 1st Up Sellersville & Pittsburgh ~ Postcards In The Sky

Posted by djafan on Thursday, October 26, 2017

Credit Rappler Manila – Great picture!

David is back and is back on tour!  Sellersville was tonight and Pittsburgh tomorrow.

David sang two new songs!  Aiming For Hope and Postcards In The Sky!  Thank You Snowangelz!!!!  I’m melting here!  Oh my!

Posting videos as they come in!

 

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David Archuleta ~ Invincible Lyric Video From New Album: Postcards In The Sky!

Posted by djafan on Saturday, October 14, 2017

picture credit to Lily

David Archuleta just posted an official lyric video for Invincible!  

A message from David on instagram.

      • davidarchie Hey guys! A lyric video for “Invincible” is out now with the release of the new album next week. As the song has a lot of personal meaning for me, I wanted to convey that a little more visually with all of you. Check out the video link in the bio now! I hope you enjoy it! “Postcards in the Sky” out Oct 20! #invincible#postcardsinthesky #lyricvideo

I’ve posted the video details and lyrics below video!  View! View! View!

 Published on Oct 14, 2017

INVINCIBLE ~ From the album ‘Postcards In The Sky’

Invincible Lyrics

I started a war
Sent out the battle cry
And I’ve been here before
Fighting me, myself and I
When I try to prove that I’m never gonna lose
I push too hard
I push too far
Try to be brave ‘til it’s more that I can take
So many times
‘Til I realize

Take a breath
Look at how you’re trying to think it to death
When you’re in the crossfire don’t forget
That you don’t have to be invincible
Take a step
Even if you fall it ain’t over yet
If you’re in the crossfire don’t forget
That you don’t have to be invincible
Ooh, Ooh

I counted to ten
Stepped back so I could see
How bad it can get
When I’m the enemy

I put my weapons down
Until I found a better way, a better way
I’ll never change if I’m too afraid to break
Got to let it go, let the whole world know to

Chorus

Bridge:
You’ll never know
Never know how strong you are
‘Til you’re strong enough to let your armor fall

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Video by Tarek Kasmi
Drawings by Maddy Ashton

iTunes: http://apple.co/2y7yEBa
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2xDZnpD
Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2ygnY3d

Tour Dates: http://davidarchuleta.com/home/live/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/davidarchuleta
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DavidArchie

David Archuleta, Archie Songs (ASCAP)/Stephanie Mabey, Wake Up Dreaming Music (BMI)/Taylor S. Hartley (BMI)
Produced and Engineered by: Cason Cooley
Drums and Bass Engineered by: Buckley Miller
Mixed by: Sean Moffitt
Studio: Blackbird Studio & Casonic Lodge
Drums: Evan Hutchings, Bass: Matt Pierson, Programming, Keys: Cason Cooley, Electric and Acoustic Guitars: Nathan Dugger, BGV’s: Ella and Sadie Osenga

©Archie Music 2017

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David Archuleta Concert Ticket Sales!!!!

Posted by djafan on Monday, September 26, 2016

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Photo credit: David Archuleta

All blue text is hyperlinked to websites.   I will add details in comments as they become available.

 Good luck to all buying tickets!

Current Tours: Information from Windish Agency.

Date Venue City State With Tickets
Thu 11/03/16 Tuacahn Amphitheatre Ivins UT Buy
Fri 11/04/16 Tuacahn Amphitheatre Ivins UT Buy
Sat 11/05/16 Tuacahn Amphitheatre Ivins UT Buy
Fri 11/25/16 De Jong Concert Hall Provo UT
Sat 11/26/16 De Jong Concert Hall Provo UT
Mon 11/28/16 Pike Performing Arts Center Indianapolis IN Buy
Sat 12/03/16 BYU-Idaho Center Rexburg ID A BYU-Idaho Christmas, Nathan Pacheco
Mon 12/05/16 Centennial High School Boise ID Buy
Fri 12/09/16 Layton High School Auditorium Layton UT
Sat 12/10/16 Layton High School Auditorium Layton UT
Fri 12/16/16 Cashman Center Las Vegas NV Buy
Mon 12/19/16 Mesa Arts Center Mesa AZ Buy
Wed 12/21/16 Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa CA
Fri 12/23/16 Crest Theatre Sacramento CA Buy

Let us know how your ticket buying experience went 🙂

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David Archuleta ~ Making a little cameo in the video for “Workin” !

Posted by djafan on Monday, August 1, 2016

Full video!

@davidarchie Had fun joining in his new song ‘Workin’! Be sure to check it out and share 

credit: James The Mormon

Official lyrics

Chorus:
We out here grinding we working X 4

Tell me how to do it and I do/
Fuelin my ambition like I’m filling up a pool/
Aint my choice but its up to me to choose
Hammered out my goals like I’m working with my tools/

On the same page like da headline news
even jimmy fallon couldn’t shake me out my roots/
best foot forward like we dancing wit a groove/
we gone stay grinding till We all make a move\

Said are you gonna find it , baby my way
Are we gon grind or are we gon play
We gon give it time never gonna wait
Said it either black or white but no grey

Chorus:
We out here grinding we working X 4

We could only win never loose/
Cause the only thing we ever share be da truth
We gon feed the fire till its burnin down the roof
Focus on ya heart cause the feels be the proof

Yeah cause my soul lighting up like a fuse.
Always down to share never “thats our food”
shoulder to the wheel like a nascar
crew
Head in the word baby thats our school

Are you gonna find it baby my way
Are we gon grind or are we gon play
We gon give it time never gonna wait
Said it either black or white but no grey

Chorus:
We out here grinding we working X 4

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David Archuleta ~ #socialmediabreak #focus #pula #croatia

Posted by djafan on Saturday, July 30, 2016

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From davidarchie‘s instagram: I know I’ve been away for a bit. I needed a break from social media to get focused again. It’s interesting how distracting checking comments and likes can be. It’s also draining. I needed to get back into remembering how I felt about myself and not caught up in what everyone else thought of me (good or bad). Hope y’all can understand. Been in the studio the last couple of weeks finishing up songs with@casoncooley. It has felt great working with him so far! I’m feeling good about these songs. In the meantime, Here’s a throwback photo to when we went to Pula, Croatia.

Here is @casoncooley’s IG link  https://www.instagram.com/casoncooley/?hl=en

Thank you Abrra!

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David Archuleta Instagram #Hashtags For the Win!

Posted by djafan on Thursday, June 9, 2016

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This is what my voice looks like in wavelength form. Finishing up another vocal on another song. Wrote this one a while ago. It feels good when you finally finish things.

#timetaker  #takemytime  #slowandsteadywinstherace  #worththewait #ipromise  #recording  #studio  #music  #newmusic

These are the best hashtags ever and ever and ever!

Go leave him a comment! >>> davidarchie’s instagram

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Bluesky’s “Wishes for David Archuleta”

Posted by bebereader on Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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As I read blogs, comments, and watch videos of DA on AI, one thought keeps running through my mind: Be Careful What You Wish For!

I remember the topics:

  • The difficulties and struggles of the school-age participants
  • The discussions on last minute song changes or refusal of song choices
  • The judges comments/support or lack thereof
  • The overwhelming response of the musicians, audience and public
  • The worry over contracts and what they might mean
  • The struggle and pressure to produce an album, with music videos
  • The pressure and joy of the AI traveling concerts (I was – and still am, I expect – completely in love with the AI concerts that DA did!!)
  • The blogs, the “owners”, the tours under contract
  • The discussions about pros and cons of different publicists, labels, genres, bands
  • The wonder of experiencing DA’s constant change-ups, licks, interpretations, and heart-delivery: love, vulnerability, and strength

And on, and on. And with every challenge: More DA. More exposure. More learning about it all. And about him, as well.

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There are also many aspects of DA that I could not fully know at the time, because I learned about him through the medium of AI. And many, many times: the medium is the message.

I remember how there were discussions on how wonderful it would be when DA was free of the AI contract(s), and could do things more his own way.

I thought to myself how for me at least, it was like a dichotomy: I did not want AI to “own” him. Yet I felt a certain ownership myself. And it was because AI “owned” him that the whole dynamic of “ownership” came up in the first place. I felt like I had a window into DA. Their ownership gave me the illusion of ownership as well. (Like really identifying with a character in a movie or story – I value the experience, I value my own experience with the character – I learn, and it becomes part of my life.) I think that is part of the attraction of “reality” television shows.

Of course, I never wanted to “own” DA. I just wanted the closeness to continue more or less the same. But I didn’t realize. How could I? I had never been on a reality show. I did not become a “public figure” at the age of 16. And “Dear DA” never wanted to be a public figure in the first place. He just wanted to follow the direction of the spirit and sing. It brought him publicity. It brought him to AI. It brought him to me. I am grateful.

So now, like before, I find myself “wishing for DA”. Wishing for him to be happy, for him to find the music he loves and a way to share it … especially, I wish for the continuation of it’s impact on my life. I admit that!

It is January 2016 and yes, why not? I am “wishing for DA”. And as I already have got most of my other wishes, that he be free, that he can do the music he, himself chooses, that he can do things “his own way”…. Is it too selfish of me to hope that my other wishes will be met as well? Hey! It could happen!!

So I will make an unapologetic wish list:

  • that DA tours this fall (or latest, next spring) all across the USA (and other countries), so that other fans can see him live
  • that DA records a CD with Spanish music
  • and one in English as well
  • that the powers that raise him up will sustain him and successfully enlist his kind and honest heart in a new “contract” a new “ownership” that carries him onward and upward and…. Closer to so many who have come to love him. No matter how they came to “know” him.

Dear DA: We wish for you only the very best and brightest of futures. Fans just…well….want to be enfolded in the sounds of all the music that that future holds. You see, we love that sound and I believe that this is just the way it was meant to be.

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David Archuleta ~ Twenty-Four and There’s So Much More

Posted by djafan on Monday, January 19, 2015

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I saw Neil Young in concert in Frankfurt, Germany during the 70’s. It was in a gigantic gymnasium, everyone packed tightly together sitting cross-legged on the floor, (yes, sitting). Kind of like a relaxed mosh pit. The lights dimmed. A hush descended. Then this unassuming man slowly ambled onstage as though he was just wandering around and ended up there by accident and proceeded to blow us all away. Half the concert was with the band. The last half was just him sitting on a stool with a guitar and harmonica strapped to his head.

Neil Percival Young is still touring to sold-out concerts at the age of seventy.

I chose these two songs to share because I love them, and because the lyrics in Old Man: “Twenty-four and there’s so much more” and Hey Hey My My: “It’s better to burn out than to fade away” seem to sum up what Neil achieved in his lifetime and capture best what I hope for David.

Both videos credit Unsal Cetinkaya

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