How much goodness can an Archie take?!
An article from Mark Franklin of Idol Chatter :
David Archuleta released his long-awaited new album on Friday.
As of 10 a.m. — 10 hours after its release — “Postcards in the Sky” had cracked the Top 10 on the iTunes pop albums chart.
It was sitting at number nine on that chart and number 45 on iTunes overall albums chart.
Little wonder. It’s unquestionably the best collection of music David has released since finishing second on Season 7 of American Idol.
It’s also his first new album since 2013.
“Postcards in the Sky” incorporates the eight tracks from the “Leo” and “Orion” EPs that David released earlier this year with eight new songs.
The title track opens the album and is a delightful way to do so. The new tracks also include a lovely duet with former The Voice contestant Madilyn Paige called “Seasons.”
With the release of the album, David posted a special message to fans on Facebook.
“I am so excited to have this album out for you to listen to,” he writes. “These songs mean so much to me. Thank you to the fans who have stuck around even after all these years during my time on my mission, and the time after to reflect and have a a metamorphosis of sorts. These songs tell my story.”
Fans are responding with their own reviews of “Postcards in the Sky.”
A sampling …
Nancy Ferwerda: “This is such a gem, David! I love every song! So heartfelt and real!!”
Patricia Burke: “This is such a beautiful, powerful, sensitive, heartfelt album. The lyrics are so good and I do love the sound!! Thank you for sharing these meaningful and personal songs and your journey with us.”
Janey Hughes: “Got it! Love it! Incredible effort. Much love and heart in those lyrics, would never attempt to pick a favorite!”
De Anna Ritchie: “I’ve had a rough last year and every song has a message that have helped me become a better me. Thank you for aharing your talent and changing my life.”
And I say: It’s David Archuleta’s’s evil plan
TO KILL US ALL IN THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WAY IN ONE DAY!!
October 20, 2017 will always be remembered by the Archies
as one of the days he nearly broke our hearts with happiness! 😀
ROCK ON, DAVID!!!
This performance – understandably, drove our dear Pinoy Archies (and naturally, us international Archies as well) crazy 😀
Pics credit: myk@mykapalaran
This boy now knows how to dance. #DavidArchuletaMNL
DavidArchie is on fire! #DavidArchuletaMNL
- davidarchie🎵Trying to reach out to you touch my hand🎵 Thank you Philippines for an unforgettable show tonight! I feel truly blessed! Hope to see you again soon! Next week back in the US for shows in Pennsylvania Oct 25 & 26. Were any of you there tonight? What stood out to you
EVER THE HUMBLE DAVID! 😀