Target to Deliver Exclusive Deluxe Edition of "To Be Loved" Featuring
Three Bonus Tracks
TORONTO, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Target Canada and three-time GRAMMY® award-winning singer and songwriter Michael Bublé are pairing up for an
exclusive deluxe edition of Bublé's highly anticipated sixth studio
album, "To Be Loved." Available only from Target, the collaboration
marks the first entertainment partnership for Target Canada. The
exclusive version of the album, featuring three bonus tracks, will hit
stores April 22 and continue to be available as Target stores open
across Canada throughout 2013.
Bonus songs on Target's exclusive edition of the album include
"Melancholy Baby," a new, original track from Bublé, a swing-style mix
of the album's hit first single "It's a Beautiful Day," and a cover of
the classic "Be My Baby."
"Target is known for developing exciting partnerships and relationships
with everyone from fashion designers to musicians," said John Morioka,
senior vice-president, Merchandising, Target Canada. "Given his
Canadian heritage it's fitting that the partnership with Michael Bublé
is Target's first exclusive entertainment collaboration available in
Canada. With so much anticipation surrounding the release of "To Be
Loved," we're happy to provide fans with the opportunity to find even
more of Michael Bublé's music, only at Target."
The partnership marks the third time Michael Bublé has teamed up with
Target and the first entertainment partnership in Canada.
"A lot of the material on 'To Be Loved' came from me being in a really
great place in life and the album is filled with songs that I'm just
really excited to get out to the fans," said Michael Bublé. "I can't
wait to team up with Target again and am excited to spread some extra
love to Canadian guests with the bonus tracks on this edition of the
"To Be Loved" features a mix of original songs, co-written by Bublé, and
standards from artists including the Bee Gees, Dean Martin and Elvis
Presley. Produced by Bublé's longtime collaborator Bob Rock, the album
is a follow up to the 2011 release "Christmas," which sold seven
million copies internationally and was the number two selling album of
2011. Later this year, Bublé is scheduled to perform 10 sellout shows
at London's 02 Arena beginning June 30.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,787
stores - 1,784 in the United States and three in Canada - and at
Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit
through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more
than $4 million a week. For more information about Target's commitment
to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/corporateresponsibility.
SOURCE: Target Canada
For further information:
Joanne Elson, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-1379
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400