Thursday, October 15, 2009

Katy Perry Unplugged

‘MTV: Unplugged’ Limited Edition CD + DVD Set
Due November 17, 2009

With her third No. 1 single, "Waking Up in Vegas," multi-platinum Capitol singer-songwriter Katy Perry will release her upcoming appearance on MTV: Unplugged in CD + DVD set in one package on November 17, 2009.

Recorded live in New York on July 22, 2009, Perry performs unplugged re-arrangements of her "I Kissed A Girl" and "Waking Up In Vegas," along with the No. 1 video hit "Thinking Of You," and the tracks "Ur So Gay" and "Lost" from her debut album "One of the Boys," which has now sold five million worldwide.

The MTV: Unplugged sfeatures two new tracks, a cover of the Fountains of Wayne song "Hackensack," and the never before released original song "Brick By Brick." The DVD release also features interview footage.

Individual songs from the program will be debuting during MTV’s morning all-music video block AMTV on November 16th, and the full program, along with interview material, will air on Palladia, MTV Networks’ high-definition music channel, on November 27, 2009 at 9 p.m. and 12 a.m. (

In this appearance, Katy Perry joins MTV: Unplugged performers, including Eric Clapton, whose 1992 program featured "Tears in Heaven" and "Layla" and won six Grammys, among them Album of the Year, Tony Bennett, who won Grammy’s Album of the Year for his 1994 appearance, Nirvana and others.

Katy Perry is only the fourth artist in history to have four hit singles, three of which went to No. 1 from a debut album. Katy’s first two single releases, the seven-week Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 "I Kissed a Girl" and the No. 1 mainstream top 40 radio hit "Hot N Cold," are RIAA-certified for triple-platinum sales. "One of the Boys" also includes the #1 VH-1 Countdown ballad "Thinking of You." Katy Perry is a Brit Award and MTV Europe Music Award winner, and is also a Grammy Award, MTV Video Music Award and Teen Choice Award nominee.