Barnes & Noble Releases Exclusive SundayMusic® Series Available Only At Barnes & Noble Stores And On Barnes & Noble.com
Discover the World of SundayMusic®: Great Artists, Extraordinary Songs, Quiet Times
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, in conjunction with bigHelium Records, announced the launch of its exclusive new CD collection, SundayMusic®. The first two CDs in the series, SundayMusic®, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, are available exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores and on Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com). SundayMusic® is a tastemaker series, designed to introduce sophisticated adults to sophisticated music from unique artists that might otherwise go undiscovered.
“Though embracing many genres and styles, the SundayMusic® compilations have one consistent voice, carried by some of the best singers and writers in the world, comprising the perfect soundtrack for a quiet day.”
The SundayMusic® CDs’ selection of great artists and extraordinary songs evoke a day spent reading the paper, lounging at home, or taking a quiet drive. Artist Jacob Golden, featured in SundayMusic Vol. 2, said, “Sundays for me have always been about reflection, and the music I am drawn to is usually the folk music of my childhood. I love to listen to crackly old vinyl and to dig through my dusty record collection to rediscover an old friend or find something new, and let the words and melodies recharge my imagination.”
Throughout the albums, a strong emotional and reflective thread ties together the inspiring array of talent ranging from little-known tracks by some of the biggest names in the business to instant classics by newcomers. The first two albums of the series include:
Steve Riggio, chief executive officer of Barnes & Noble, said, “Though embracing many genres and styles, the SundayMusic® compilations have one consistent voice, carried by some of the best singers and writers in the world, comprising the perfect soundtrack for a quiet day.”
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 792 bookstores in 50 states. For the fourth year in a row, the company is the nation’s top bookseller brand, as determined by a brand’s overall strength based on its combination of familiarity, quality and purchase intent, according to the EquiTrend® Brand Study by Harris Interactive®. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com), one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites.
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