Christina Perri is the name of a popular American singer and song writer who rose to fame in the summer of 2010 when her song Jar Of Hearts was featured on a dancing talent TV show So You Think You Can Dance. People instantly fall in love with it and because of huge public demand Christina Perri released Jar Of Hearts onto iTunes, just after a week of its debut on that television show. You can imagine how big hit it was as the song ‘Jar Of Hearts’ was a part of Perri’s debut Extended Play The Ocean Way Season and debut studio album called Lovestrong. The song was also featured in a special Prom Night episode of Glee, a Fox musical series, and in a drama called Switched At Birth. Another big success for Perri is recording a song titled A Thousand Years for Hollywood’s major hit movie The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn in 2011.
Christina Perri was born on August 19, 1986 and brought up at Philadelphia of United states. She has an international ancestry as she is daughter of an Italian father and polish mother. Her elder brother’s name is Nick Perri who used to play Guitar with Perry Farrell, Shinedown, Matt Sourm and Silvertide. Because of her guitarist brother she fall in love with amazing musical instrument called guitar and learn it at her own by watching Shannon Hoon’s videotape when she was in year of sweet sixteen. Christina Perri shifted to dream city Los Angels to pursue her musical dream on her 21st birthday. After one year she got married and started to produce her music videos.
But after eighteen months, her married life ended because of divorce. Christina Perri returned back to Philadelphia in ending month of 2009 and became a waitress at the Melrose Cafe. During day time she worked as waitress and recorded her music in night. This was the time when she wrote a soulful song Jar of Hearts which was full of her own emotions and sorrow. Featuring of song Jar Of Heart on So You Think You Can Dance opened door for musical career and after official release of the song as her debut single, rest is history.
Music by Christina Perri
Christina Perri’s music is very much inspired by personal life experiences as most of her songs are counted as best sad songs which essay well emotions of her sad heart because of her broken marriage. This is a big reason for her success as songs by Christina Perri were relatable to every listener and immersed well deep down in their heart. Music video of “Jar of Hearts” made its place on the VH1 top 20 music video countdown and also became very popular on youtube.
Other hit songs from the Album Lovestrong are Arms, Distance, and The Lonely. After release of song ‘Arms’ onto iTunes on 15th march on 2011, it was also released as a karaoke song on same day. Arms is song of piano melody which lyrically contains the “crazy” lovesick emotions, but lesser than ‘Jar Of Hearts’.
Christina Perri Song List 2013
Jar Of Hearts
A Thousand Years
A Thousand Years, Pt 2 – feat Steve Kazee
Distance – Feat Jason Marz
Bang Bang Bang
Black + Blue
Something About December
Merry Christmas Darling
Please Come Home for Christmas
Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Christina Perri not only sang sad songs but also gave vocals to happy songs specially in her Christmas album ‘A Very Merry Perri Christmas’ which is one of the best Christmas albums. Songs ‘Distance’, and ‘A Thousand Years’ are latest Christina Perri songs and now all her fans are waiting for upcoming new songs of Christina Perri in 2013. As soon she will release her new album we will add all top songs in the list of Christina Perri songs for you, till then keep listening nice music.