"A Thousand Years" was written by the singer and David Hodges and it's part of the album "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack". One day before the song was released, a lyric video was issued through Perri's official Twitter and Facebook accounts.
"A Thousand Years" is one of the best songs from Christina Perri and also one of her most successful ones, as it received recognition from both the public and the critics.
The single was released on October 18th, 2011 and it's a song from American artist, Christina Perri.
The music video for the single was released on October 26th, 2011, on the artist's YouTube channel. It features Christina Perri and some scenes from the movie "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1", along with the voices of the two protagonists, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. The song is the soundtrack for the same film.
"A Thousand Years" received mainly positive feedback from music critics, who praised the singer's vocals as well as the song itself. It received four stars out of five from Bill Lamb, who also stated that "as the Waltz time begins to sway more and more the song moves into a bridge that is stunningly gorgeous”.
The track was recorded once again, alongside Steve Kazee for the new album "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack". The new single was named "A Thousand Years, Pt. 2".
The song received the public acclaim and it was present in many important charts, such as Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at number 31. The single was covered by a contestant at the TV show "The X Factor", in the United Kingdom. This led to the song to have an increasing popularity and reach number 11 the UK Singles Chart. According to Perri, her favorite cover, by now, was the one made by Sam Alves and Marcela Bueno, at another talent show, The Voice Brazil. After their performance, the track reached number two on iTunes, in Brazil, while the contestants' cover topped it.
"A Thousand Years" was present in many charts worldwide, including Ireland, France, Austria, Scotland, Australia and many others. It peaked at number seven on Billboard's "Adult Top 40".
The song had sold more than 3 600 000 copies, in the United States alone, by 2014. It was certified triple platinum in Australia, platinum in New Zealand and Canada, and four times platinum in the United States. It was also certified gold in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Italy.
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