Sunday night before a global audience of over 1 billion viewers, Emeli Sande opened the show for the 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony with a flawless performance of her triumpant torch song “Read All About It” (Part III). Watch her impassioned performances here:
“Read All About It” (Part I)
“Read All About It” (Part II)
She also closed the show with the beloved Beatles classic “Imagine”, accompanyinga powerful video montage of memorable moments from this season’s games. Previously, Emeli sang a moving rendition of the traditional Scottish hymn, “Abide with Me” for the Danny Boyle-directed Opening Ceremony.
“Imagine” as Recorded from the BBC Broadcast
“Read All About It” (Part III) was penned by British rapper Professor Green and is featured on the UK version of Emeli’s debut album OUR VERSION OF EVENTS.
“Read All About It” (Part III) Live from Aberdeen
Most recently, Emeli finished up a stint of performances, opening for Coldplay on their sold-out US tour. Next up, she is slated to perform on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on August 22nd. In September, Emeli will perform one night of the month-long iTunes Festival taking place at the Roundhouse in Camden, London, along with Usher, Jack White, Norah Jones, One Direction, and others. Emeli is also penning songs for Alicia Keys‘ upcoming fifth studio album, slated for release later this year.
Since emerging onto the music scene, Emeli Sande has garnered high praises from everyone from Simon Cowell and Adele, to Perez Hilton and Alicia Keys. Her debut album OUR VERSION OF EVENTS was released in the US on June 5th via Capitol Records.It was certified double-platinum in the UK (marking sales of 600,000) and has remained in the Top 10 on the British album chart since its No. 1 debut in late February.
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EMELI SANDÉ VIDEOS
“Abide with Me”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmtRlEIIZnQ
“Every Teardrop is a Waterfall” Cover: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNDcJhFqjEo
“Next To Me”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nwdjQmc_N8
“My Kind of Love”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_siYfZDh5w
The Full Video Collection: http://smarturl.it/EmeliUSIntro
10/08 – Washington, DC – Howard Theatre
10/09 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
10/10 – Boston, MA – Paradise
10/13 – Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
11/23 – Toronto, ON – Opera House
11/24 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis
11/26 – Vancouver, BC – Venue
11/27 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
11/28 – San Francisco – The Independent
11/29 – Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
What are you waiting for? Download OUR VERSION OF EVENTS from iTunes Music here: http://smarturl.it/EmeliSandeiTunes or grab it from Amazon here: http://smarturl.it/EmeliSandeAmazon