Relativity Music Group and Republic Records Release Original Track Performed by Two-Time Grammy® Award-Winner Colbie Caillat and Multi-Platinum Artist Gavin DeGraw for the Upcoming Safe Haven
(Beverly Hills, Calif.) December 12, 2012 – Relativity Music Group and Republic Records’ original track “We Both Know,” performed by two-time Grammy® Award-winner Colbie Caillat and multi-platinum recording artist Gavin DeGraw for Relativity’s upcoming Safe Haven, is now available on iTunes® (http://smarturl.it/ColbieWeBothKnowiTns).
Written for the film by DeGraw & Caillat, ”We Both Know” was produced by Dan Wilson--the Grammy®-winning songwriter from the band Semisonic--and will also appear on the soundtrack, to be released by Relativity Music Group and Republic Records in February 2013.
In theatres Valentine’s Day 2013, Safe Haven is directed by Oscar®-nominee Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules) and based on the best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks from a screenplay by Dana Stevens and Gage Lansky. The film stars Josh Duhamel (Transformers, Life As We Know It), Julianne Hough (Rock of Ages, Footloose), Cobie Smulders (The Avengers, How I Met Your Mother) and David Lyons (Eat Pray Love, J.J. Abrams’ Revolution) and is an affirming and suspenseful story about a young woman who struggles to find love again after she arrives in a small North Carolina town. Safe Haven was produced by Marty Bowen (The Twilight Saga) and Wyck Godfrey (The Twilight Saga), Sparks and Relativity’s CEO Ryan Kavanaugh (The Fighter).
Caillat said, “My friend Gavin and I were on tour together this summer when I was approached to write a song for Safe Haven. I had never written a song for a soundtrack so was thrilled to be asked.”
DeGraw added, “Colbie came to me and we co-wrote the song together. We had so much fun collaborating and hope the fans like it.”
After receiving a record-breaking 14 million plays of songs she posted on MySpace while still her in teens, Colbie Caillat was signed by Universal Republic and launched into a career whose highlights include two Grammy® awards and four nominations, a double-Platinum album, a Gold album, six Platinum digital singles, BMI Pop Awards for Song and Songwriter of the Year and a performance at the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Concert.
RCA recording artist DeGraw broke into the scene in 2003 with his hit “I Don’t Want to Be” and the release of his first album “Chariot.” The album sold over a million copies and earned platinum certification. DeGraw has since released three more albums, which have generated several chart-topping hits, including his latest single “Soldier,” which is actively climbing the Billboard charts.
Caillat and DeGraw will debut “We Both Know” in their first network television performance of the song on the Today Show this New Year’s Day, January 1, 2013.
Up next, Relativity Music Group will release soundtracks for Focus Features’ Hyde Park on Hudson and Promiseland as well as Relativity’s 21 and Over.
For more information about Safe Haven please check out the Safe Haven movie Facebook and Twitter.
Click here to view the 60 second Television spot featuring “We Both Know.”
Click here to view the lyric video for “We Both Know.”
ABOUT RELATIVITY MUSIC GROUP
Relativity Music Group was formed in 2009 under the leadership of Happy Walters, Co-COO of Relativity Media. Over the past two years, the music division has provided music supervision, music publishing catalogues and soundtrack services for films produced and/or financed by Relativity Media and other major Hollywood studios, including such titles as: Chasing Mavericks, ParaNorman, American Reunion, Mirror Mirror, Act of Valor, Haywire, Bridesmaids, Beginners, Dear John, Repo Men, Couples Retreat, A Single Man, Love Happens, Biutiful, The Adjustment Bureau, Zombieland, Brothers, 30 Rock, A Perfect Getaway, Limitless, The Fighter and many others.
Relativity Music Group plans to release 15-20 soundtracks per year. Its current domestic licensing and distribution agreement is with EMI.
For more information, please visit http://relativitymusicgroup.net.
ABOUT COLBIE CAILLAT
Colbie Caillat’s music has appeared in over 200 films and television shows, proof of her continued growth as a gifted singer and writer since her ascent as a social media sensation in 2006. After receiving a record breaking 14 million plays of songs she posted on MySpace while still in her teens, Colbie Caillat was signed by Universal Republic. Caillat’s first album COCO debuted at No. 5 and raced its way past the multi-Platinum barrier. Her first single, Bubbly, caught a generation’s imagination and has become one of the best-selling digital tracks of all time. Billboard took note by naming Caillat its Breakthrough Artist of the Year and BMI awarded her Song and Songwriter of the Year.
Caillat’s second album Breakthrough broke at No. 1 and was honored with two Grammy nominations; that same year, Colbie won two Grammys for her collaborations with Jason Mraz and Taylor Swift. 2010s All of You netted Caillat her sixth platinum single in Brighter Than the Sun and a gold single for “I Do”. With her new album Christmas in the Sand, Colbie Caillat stands the formula for Christmas albums on its head, with delightful results. With high-profile guests contributing to the holiday spirit, from Brad Paisley’s fiery pickin‘ and singing to Gavin DeGraw’s playful/soulful vocals, her music is as varied as it is tuneful and rich in spirit.
Caillat was invited to perform at the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Concert and twice at the White House. She supports the Humane Society of the United States, the Surfrider Foundation, Farm Sanctuary, and VH1’s Save the Music among other charities.
ABOUT GAVIN DEGRAW
DeGraw is not a stranger to the top of the charts, he first broke through with the 2003 release of his debut album, Chariot, which sold over a million copies, earned platinum certification, and yielded three hit singles: “I Don’t Want To Be,” “Follow Through,” and the title-track, “Chariot.” Gavin’s self-titled second album debuted at No. 1 on the digital sales chart and at No. 7 on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart in 2008, earning Gavin his first Top 10 album. It spawned the hit singles “In Love With A Girl,” which Billboard dubbed “a rocking homerun,” and the gold-certified “We Belong Together.” In 2009, Gavin released Free as a gift to his die-hard fans clamoring for recorded versions of Gavin’s live favorites. DeGraw released his third studio album, Sweeter (RCA Records), in September 2011. The album’s first single, “Not Over You,” co-written with OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, reached #1 on the Hot AC charts, was a top 10 hit on Top 40, and was certified double platinum. “Soldier,” his current single is actively climbing the charts.
For more information visit www.gavindegraw.com - facebook.com/gavindegraw- twitter: @gavindegraw
ABOUT REPUBLIC RECORDS
A division of Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company, Republic is home to an all-star roster of multi-platinum, award-winning legends and superstar artists such as 3 Doors Down, Amy Winehouse, Black Sabbath, Colbie Caillat, Eddie Vedder, Enrique Iglesias, Florence + the Machine, Godsmack, Owl City, The Voice (NBC-TV), Gotye, Of Monsters & Men, Mayer Hawthorne, among many others.
It is comprised of innovative imprints and digital business ventures including Republic Nashville (The Band Perry), Cash Money (Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj), Indie Pop (The Cataracs), Lava Records (Jessie J, Black Veil Brides), Aware Records (Mat Kearney), Brushfire (Jack Johnson, G. Love), Tuff Gong (Damian Marley), XO (The Weeknd), Loma Vista (Soundgarden) among others.
ABOUT SAFE HAVEN
Safe Haven will be distributed by Relativity Media in theaters nationwide on Valentine’s Day 2013. When a mysterious young woman (Hough) arrives in a small North Carolina town, her reluctance to join the tight-knit community raises questions about her past. Slowly, she begins putting down roots, and gains the courage to start a relationship with Alex (Duhamel), a widowed store owner with two young children. But dark secrets intrude on her new life that she is forced to rediscover the meaning of sacrifice and rely on the power of love in this deeply moving romantic thriller. The film is directed by Oscar®-nominated Lasse Hallström, based on the novel by Sparks from a screenplay by Dana Stevens and Gage Lansky and also stars Cobie Smulders (The Avengers) and David Lyons (J.J. Abram’s Revolution). Bowen, Godfrey, Sparks and Relativity’s CEO Ryan Kavanaugh (The Fighter) served as producers.