THE WANTED TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE “WE OWN THE NIGHT,” PRELUDE TO NEW ALBUM,WORD OF MOUTH,ARRIVING SEPTEMBER 17thON ISLAND RECORDS !
RED-HOT BRITISH GROUP, WITH OVER 4 MILLION U.S. SINGLES SALES, WRAPS UP SEASON OFTHE WANTED LIFE, CABLE TV SUMMER REALITY SERIES ON E!
(July 23, 2013– New York, NY) Red-hot British pop-vocal sensationThe Wantedfollow up last weekend’s season finale of their E! network summer TV seriesThe Wanted Life, with news of a brand new single release,“We Own the Night.” The global radio premiere date is set for August 5th, and the single will be available commercially August 12thon iTunes, coinciding with the video premiere.“We Own the Night”is the first US lead single fromWORD OF MOUTH,The Wanted’s eagerly anticipated debut full -length album, set to arrive September 17thon Island Records.
A perfect summer pop anthem,with killer dance beats, a reggae twist, and a catchy chorus that’s impossible to resist,“We Own the Night”was written and produced by the Messengers, Nasri and Adam (credits: David Guetta, Justin Bieber, Christina Aguilera, Jason Derulo), and was mixed by Serban Ghenea (Beyoncé, Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake).
The Wanted–Tom Parker,Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness,andNathan Sykes– will take over the Outdoor Stage of ABC’sJimmy Kimmel Live!on August 14th(two nights after their new single release) for a 5-song mini-concert that will feature two of the songs fromWORD OF MOUTH, including“We Own the Night.”The Wantedare also set for their August 23rdappearance on ABCGood Morning America’s summer concert series from Rumsey Playfield in New York’s Central Park.
At this year’sTeen Choice Awards, LIVE on August 11thon FOX,The Wantedhave been nominated in two categories: Choice Male Reality Stars and Choice Music Group. Earlier this year,The Wantedwon 2013’sPeople’s Choice Awardas Favorite Breakout Artist.
“We’re massively excited about our new single ‘We Own The Night,’” Nathan says. “It takes us right back to the sound which everyone knows us for and sets the mood for the new album.” Tom adds, “It’s taken us two years to make this album and now that it’s finally finished we are all really proud of the time and effort, not just that we put in to it but all the writers and the label too. We think it’s our strongest album to date. We can’t wait for our fans to hear it. They’ve been really patient but hopefully they’ll think it’s worth the wait!”
Anticipation was high for the June 2ndcable television premiere ofThe Wanted Lifeon NBC Universal’s E! network, which presented an unvarnished look at life behind the scenes withThe Wanted, as they settled together in the Hollywood Hills to begin recording their new album in Los Angeles.The Wanted Lifewas produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions, SB Productions and Global Television.
Since the UK release of their self-titled 2010 debut album,The Wantedhave become front page news around the world, with their sensationally infectious tunes and rock solid friendship. They have a pair of #1 UK singles to their credit –“Glad You Came”and“All Time Low”– as well as the Top 5 hits“Chasing The Sun”and“I Found You.”WORD OF MOUTHwill be their third album in the UK, and their debut album in the U.S., where they have sold over 4 million total singles since last year.
Since hitting U.S. shores in the spring,The Wantedhave been welcomed with a never ending schedule of TV appearances, including ABC’sLive with Kelly and Michael; NBC’sThe Today Show; Bravo’sWatch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen; ABC’sKatie;VH1 Morning Buzz; NBC’sThe Tonight Showwith Jay Leno; CBS’sThe Talk; ABCGood Morning America; E!’sChelsea Lately; and more. Prior to this,The Wantedappeared onCBS Morning News,The Ellen DeGeneres Show,the American Music AwardsandPeople’s Choice Awards.
BUSY SCHEDULE OF TV APPEARANCES COMING UP:
August 11th: Nominated for twoTeen Choice Awards, LIVE on FOX
August 14th: Outdoor mini-concert on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, including “We Own the Night”
August 23rd:Good Morning Americasummer concert series in New York’s Central Park