Alvin and the Chipmunks 60th Anniversary! New Album Out Now on iTunes

 

Who else remembers Alvin and the Chipmunks?  They were a huge part of my childhood and they are still here and the kids still loves them.  Did you know you can get their music on iTunes?

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS RELEASE NEW ALBUM
AS THEY CELEBRATE 60 YEARS OF SUCCESS
YOLO
Arrives Digitally August 30

2019 marked the 60th anniversary for Alvin & The Chipmunks!  To celebrate this milestone, the Multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning trio are back with their latest album, “YOLO.” The new release from Bagdasarian Productions features over 21 original songs from their top-rated hit TV series, “ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks,” seen weekly by tens of millions of fans worldwide, with all-new episodes planned to debut this October on Nickelodeon in the US.

The album is available now to stream on iTunes!

A few facts to show why Alvin & the Chipmunks are still as popular as ever:

Origin: A family owned and operated business for 60 years, the Chipmunks made their debut with the 1958 novelty Christmas song, “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)” written and sung by Bagdasarian’s late father, also named Ross. The song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Pop Singles chart and won Grammys for best comedy performance and best recording for children at the inaugural Grammy ceremony in 1959. “The Chipmunk Song” was also nominated for record of the year.

 

While Alvin and the Chipmunks are best known for their various television and movie projects they have also been the number one kids music band of all time with more than fifty million albums sold, including 6 Grammys and 16 gold and platinum albums.

 

Television:  They have starred in three separate hit television series airing in the 1960’s, the 1980’s and are currently one of the top animated shows on Nickelodeon. “The AlvinShow” ran in prime-time on CBS in the 1961-62 season. A prime-time special “A Chipmunk Christmas” aired on NBC in 1981. The series “Alvin & The Chipmunks” ran Saturday mornings on NBC from 1983-90 and introduced The Chipettes.  Their CGI-animated series “ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks” has been on air via Nickelodeon since 2015.

 

Movies: Alvin and the Chipmunks also starred in five theatrical films — 1987’s “The Chipmunk Adventure”; 2007’s “Alvin and the Chipmunks”; 2009’s “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel”; 2011’s “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked”; and 2015’s “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”; and three direct-to-video films, 1999’s “Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein”; 2000’s “Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman”; and 2003’s “Little Alvin and the Mini-Munks.” The last four Chipmunk movies have generated more than  two billion dollars from worldwide box office receipts and home entertainment.

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS RELEASE NEW ALBUM
AS THEY CELEBRATE 60 YEARS OF SUCCESS
YOLO
Arrives Digitally August 30
LOS ANGELES – The Multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning trio, Alvin and the Chipmunks, are back with their latest album, “YOLO.” The new release from Bagdasarian Productions features over 21 original songs from their top-rated hit TV series, “ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks,” seen weekly by tens of millions of fans worldwide, with all-new episodes planned to debut this October on Nickelodeon in the US.
Alvin and the Chipmunks, created by Ross Bagdasarian Sr., are currently celebrating their 60th Anniversary since launching onto the scene with “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)”. This song has gone on to become one of the most popular Christmas songs of all time, winning three GRAMMY® Awards in 1959 for “Best Comedy Performance”, “Best Recording for Children,” and “Best Engineered Recording – Non-Classical.” In the years since, these global superstars have gone on to win another three GRAMMY® Awards and sell over 50 million records, making them the #1 selling group in the history of children’s music. Alvin and The Chipmunks is one of the only properties that has enjoyed tremendous success in music, television, and feature films, and in Spring of 2019, the furry trio received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Bagdasarian Productions, helmed by Ross Bagdasarian and his wife Janice Karman, have kept Alvin and the Chipmunks a vibrant cultural icon recognized the world over and continue to write, produce, design, and direct, with Ross providing the iconic voices of Alvin, Simon, and David Seville, and Janice voicing Theodore and The Chipettes (Brittany and Jeanette). Originally created in 1958, the Chipmunks are one of the largest family franchises in the world, with a multi-generational, international following.

“YOLO” debuts digitally on Amazon and iTunes August 30th
YOLO Track Listing

1. “YOLO”
2. “Busy as a Bee”
3. “1, 2, Poof”
4. “Out of Luck”
5. “Whoops”
6. “I Can’t Even”
7. “Never Let You Down”
8. “Lady Luck”
9. “Best of Buddies”
10. “Follow Me”
11. “Top of My Game”
12. “Ready Set Go”
13. “Movin Up”
14. “The Good Side”
15. “Go on Go”
16. “It’s Just You and Me”
17. “Faster Than the Sun”
18. “With or Without You”
19. “Wherever We Wander”
20. “Bye Bye Bye”
21. “DNA”

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