via press release:
BRAND NEW SINGLE “BEST SONG EVER” AVAILABLE DIGITALLY MONDAY JULY 22ND
SET TO OPEN “TEEN CHOICE 2013” AWARDS ON FOX
(NEW YORK, NY; COLUMBIA RECORDS; JUNE 25, 2013) – Global superstars One Direction tease their upcoming 3D movie, THIS IS US, with the eagerly awaited release of their brand new single “Best Song Ever.” The first song to be released from their forthcoming third album due out later this year, “Best Song Ever” will be digitally released globally on Monday, July 22nd, 2013. One Direction will open TEEN CHOICE 2013 with the television debut performance of “Best Song Ever.” TEEN CHOICE 2013 airs live from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 11 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
On “Best Song Ever” Niall, Louis, Harry, Liam and Zayn deliver yet another memorable modern-pop classic. Fans can get their first taste of “Best Song Ever” when the new trailer for THIS IS US launches on the One Direction official VEVO channel today. With a sky scraping sing along chorus, One Direction’s new single expands their sound yet remains as irrepressibly infectious as ever.
One Direction are currently on a worldwide tour in support of their second album TAKE ME HOME, while THIS IS US will be released nationwide August 30th, 2013. The band will make a special appearance on NBC’s the Today Show Summer Concert series on August 23rd in support of the film. One Direction have just announced the first two legs of a worldwide stadium tour for 2014 – including eight sold out dates in the UK and Ireland.
With the two albums to date –and TAKE ME HOME - One Direction have sold over 30 million records worldwide. They’ve won two BRIT awards, three MTV Europe Music awards, three Billboard Music awards and are nominated for a Teen Choice 2013 Award for Choice Music Group.