Part 1: David Archuleta Explains How He’s Matured
“I think [fans will] appreciate the music a lot more because of their understanding of what kind of person I am,” he said. (10.4.10)
Part 2: Archuleta Hopes His Album Will Uplift Fans
“I want to let people know that things can change for the better,” he said.
Part 3: Archuleta Wants To Make A Video For ‘Elevator’
Archuleta talks about what he imagines in a possible music video for “Elevator.”
Go to MTV to watch all 3 clips.
The article on MTV.com:
‘I want people to know that you don’t have to stay in that place,’ he tells MTV News.
David Archuleta has high hopes for his new CD, The Other Side of Down. It’s not to launch another successful radio smash, à la “Crush” in 2008. It’s not to sell another gold record. Although, let’s face it, those achievements would be nice to repeat.
Instead, Archuleta hopes The Other Side of Down will help people through the dark times of life by admitting that, yup, even the adorable, giggly, happy-go-lucky “American Idol” runner-up gets supremely bummed out sometimes.
This is so sweet!!!
This morning, I casually Tweeted that I’d be celebrating my birthday tonight. My actual birthday isn’t until November 22 — the day Adam Lambert will be stealing the show at the American Music Awards — so I was a tad confused when the mailroom called me to say I had to sign for some flowers.
“Uh, you have the wrong number,” I said.
“Are you the Jim Cantiello who sits on the 29th floor?” the mail room dude asked.
I slowly said, “Yes.”
“Well, then come downstairs and pick up your flowers.” Click.
During the elevator ride down to the lobby, I scanned through my mental Rolodex of people who would send me flowers two weeks before my birthday. “Hmm, Shakira seemed to really enjoy our interview together on Tuesday. Maybe she wanted to say thanks?” “I gave a cab driver a 40 percent tip the other day.” “Perhaps my grandparents are losing it and forgot my date of birth?”
It turns out a group of David Archuleta fans had banded together and wanted to wish me a happy early birthday by sending me flowers and a giant balloon! The card read, “You made us happy with your support of our ‘homey’ @davidarchie!”