Kina Grannis is set to release a redux version of her debut album Stairwells on April 5, 2011 through One Haven Music. The album, originally released in February 2010 sold more than 11,000 copies without any physical distribution and debuted on Billboard’s Top 200 and at #5 on iTunes’ Pop Chart. Now, with remixed and remastered versions of the original songs, new songs, and additional bonus material, Stairwells will see its debut physical release.
The redux version, set for a spring release, will be available in both standard and deluxe formats. The former will include four brand new songs – “Gone,” “It’s Love,” “The One You Say Goodnight To,” and “Without Me” – as well as refreshed versions of fan favorites “Valentine,” “Message From Your Heart,” and select tracks from the original Stairwells. The deluxe version will additionally include the remainder of the songs from the original album (also remixed and remastered), plus three studio-recorded versions of songs covered on Kina’s YouTube channel, the official music video for “Valentine,” and 3 exclusive videos – “Stairwells Sessions” – that were recorded in a vacant downtown Los Angeles stairwell, an homage to her album title and preferred songwriting locale.
Kina’s music video for “Valentine” has now surpassed 5 million views on YouTube, and collectively her videos have now been viewed more than 55 million times. Additionally, Kina’s official YouTube channel has more than 270,000 subscribers.
Since Stairwells’ 2010 debut, Kina has toured in support of her album, selling out her headlining dates across North America, including stops at LA’s Troubadour and El Rey Theater and NYC’s Highline Ballroom as well as performing alongside music greats Mary J. Blige and Sarah McLachlan as a featured performer on Lilith Fair. Kina will follow up her redux version of Stairwells with another North American headlining tour, dates to be announced soon. Fans can preorder their copy and other special packages of Stairwells starting February 21th via any of Kina’s sites. Tracklistings for standard and deluxe versions below.
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