Teenage Sensations Il Volo Scheduled To Release New Album, 'We Are Love,' On 11/19
Il Volo's second album We Are Love is being released on November 19th, it was announced today by their label Interscope Records. "We Are Love", recorded in Los Angeles and Rome, is co-produced by Grammy-winning producer Humberto Gatica and Tony Renis. Executive producers on the new album are Ron Fair and Michele Torpedine (Il Volo's manager) for the two duets. The new CD includes guest appearances by Placido Domingo and Eros Ramazzotti.
We Are Love includes Il Volo's soaring version of the Aerosmith/ Diane Warren hit "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" ("Questo Amore") along with a new Warren song "I Bring You To My Senses". Il Volo also performs a cover version of the U2 Hit "Beautiful Day" and the title cut "We Are Love" both in English. The group's members are Piero Barone (19), Gianluca Ginoble (17) and Ignazio Boschetto (18).
Il Volo is currently touring as special guests on the Barbra Streisand Tour and also completed a series of US dates that followed appearances on American Idol, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Ellen, The Talk, Rachel Ray and the final episode of the HBO hit "Entourage".
The trio's live performances have received standing ovations across the US and critical acclaim. "Exhilarating" by the El Paso Times and "Il Volo means flight in Italian – and it turned out to be the perfect name for a trio of teen tenors who have been soaring to new heights. Beautiful rich voices, wonderful harmonies, uplifting their audiences with each moment full of emotion and drama" raved NY's Journal News. Their PBS Special "Il Volo – Live From The Detroit Opera House" has been one of the highest rated and highest pledged shows in PBS history and is also available on DVD and CD. The special will re-air for a third time beginning November 24th on PBS stations throughout the country. Their self-titled debut CD, released in 2011 has sold over one million copies.
Complete track listing for We Are Love is "Questo Amore (I Don't Want To Miss a Thing),""L'Ultima Volta," "I Bring You To My Senses," "Beautiful Day," "Splendida," "Historia de un Amor," "Luna Nascosta," "Il Canto" featuring Placido Domingo, "We Are Love," "Cosi'" featuring Eros Ramazzotti, "Bienvenido Nuestro Amor," and "Non Farmi Aspettare." The deluxe version of "We Are Love" includes the 12 track album plus five Christmas songs that were originally released as an EP last year. Fans can pre-order both the standard and deluxe versions of "We Are Love" now.
The group is scheduled to appear on NBC's Christmas Tree Lighting Live at Rockefeller Center on November 28th.