Brave Enough Album was released on the 19th of August 2016 to critical acclaim. The album features six instrumental tracks and eight tracks with featured vocalists including Christina Perri, Dan + Shay and Lecrae.
First week sales for Brave Enough were 49,000 Album-equivalent units ( 1 Album = 10 downloads or 1500 song streams ), which included 45,000 in traditional album sales. The figure earned Lindsey her second Top Ten album in the United States.
The most successful single by chart position is ” Something Wild “, featuring Andrew McMahon in the wilderness. It was released as the second single on the 15th of July 2016. The accompanying music video was released on the 3rd of August.
The track is also featured in the end credits for Pete’s Dragon, the 2016 Disney film. The single reached a peak of number thirty-four on the Dance/Electronic Digital Songs Chart, spending one week on the chart there. It also peaked at Number One on the Classical Digital Songs Chart, spending sixty-six weeks on there.
The Brave Enough album debuted and peaked at number five on the Billboard 200 in the United States, to date it has spent seven weeks on the chart. Other Billboard Chart positions were one of the Top Classical Albums, one on the Top Dance/Electronic Albums and two on Independent Albums.
The Brave Enough album was a success outside of the United States. In the United Kingdom, the album entered the UK Albums Chart reaching a peak of number 100; it spent one week on the chart.
It also peaked inside the Top Ten in other European countries, reaching number five in Austria, nine in France, four in Germany and three in Switzerland.
The album also reached number thirty-nine in Australia, thirty-nine in Belgium ( Flanders ), thirty-six in Belgium ( Wallonia ), seven in Canada, two in New Zealand and twenty-two in Poland.
About Lindsey Stirling
Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist and composer. Lindsey was born on the 21st of September 1986 in Gilbert, a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States.
She has a wide range of music styles, from classical, pop, rock to electronic dance music. Her work is a mixture of both original and cover versions.
In 2007, Lindsey registered her YouTube channel with the username lindseystomp, partly named after her first band called Stomp. It now boasts over ten million subscribers and over two billion total views.
In 2010, she reached the quarter-finals of season five of America’s Got Talent, but failed to go any further in the competition.
Her self-titled debut Album was released in the United States on the 18th of September 2012 to iTunes and as a physical CD a week later. Her first Album to feature original compositions, it reached number seventy-nine on the Billboard 200 Chart and topped the Classical and Dance/Electronic Albums charts.
It was also a success in Europe with sales of 300,000 copies in Germany, where it was certified 3x Gold. It was also confirmed Gold in Switzerland and Poland. In Austria, her debut Album received a Platinum certification.
To date, Lindsey Stirling’s Album releases are three studio and one video. She has also released one extended play, eleven singles and forty-seven music videos. As a multi-award-winning recording artist, she has won Billboard Music, German Echo Music, Teen Choice, YouTube and a Shorty Award.
Brave Enough Track Listing:
1. Lost Girls
2. Brave Enough Ft. Christina Perri
3. The Arena
4. The Phoenix
5. Where Do We Go Ft. Carah Faye
6. Those Days Ft. Dan + Shay
8. Hold My Heart Ft. ZZ Ward
9. Mirage Ft. Raja Kumari
10. Don’t Let This Feeling Fade Ft. Rivers Cuomo & Lecrae
11. First Light
12. Love’s Just a Feeling Ft. Rooty
13. Something Wild Ft. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
14. Gavi’s Song