- GLOBAL SUPERSTAR JOSH GROBAN HERALDS TWO DECADES OF CLOSER WITH THE RELEASE OF CLOSER 20TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION
SHARES NEW VERSION OF CLASSIC TRACK “BROKEN VOW (VOCAL/PIANO VERSION)” FEATURING DAVID FOSTER
WATCH PERFORMANCE VIDEO HERE
Reaching another major milestone, multi-platinum award-winning singer, songwriter, actor, and global superstar Josh Groban commemorates two decades of his 6x-platinum blockbuster breakout album, Closer, with Closer 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition out on 2CD & Digital, as well as Limited Edition Orange Vinyl 2LP on November 17, 2023. Pre-order/Pre-save HERE.
This enhanced vision of his sophomore opus features the album remastered for the first time and boasts six rare or unreleased bonus tracks. These have never been previously released on vinyl or digitally. Among these additions, a recently recorded, stirring and soulful reinvention of the classic track, “Broken Vow (Vocal/Piano Version)” featuring David Foster on piano, available today. Listen HERE and watch a live performance video HERE. This collection also includes an epic never-before-heard Extended Version of “You Raise Me Up,” “Mi Morena” & more.
Anchored by emotion, drama, and romance in equal measure, the November 11, 2003 release of Closer cemented Josh Groban as a generational voice. Upon arrival, the LP bowed at #4 on the Billboard 200 and later rose to #1, becoming his first of three career #1 entries on the respective chart. To date, it has reached 6x-platinum status for sales in excess of 6.1 million units, while the Billboard Hot 100 hit single “You Raise Me Up” also went triple-platinum.
A true global phenomenon, the album has touched millions worldwide with Groban delivering half of the songs in English and notably performing the rest in either Italian, Spanish, or French. It has also generated over half-a-billion streams and counting.
In 2023, the Closer 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition marks an important moment for the iconic voice that honors one of his most celebrated works.