September 17, 2013 — Los Angeles, CA — Multi-Platinum selling recording artist Daughtry reveals today“Waiting for Superman,” the first single from their upcoming fourth album Baptized, due out November 19 on 19/RCA Records. “Waiting for Superman” is produced by Martin Johnson and written by Chris Daughtry, Martin Johnson and Sam Hollander and is available at all digital providers now. Recorded while on tour this summer, the infectious new single takes Daughtry to a new musical level.
“We’re excited to unveil our new musical direction,” says Chris Daughtry. “We wanted to remain true to our roots but at the same time felt the need to push ourselves creatively more than ever. ‘Waiting For Superman’ is a perfect example of the overall theme to the new album.”
Daughtry launched a social media campaign with Hyperactivate last week to release the single artwork and track. Fans could log onto http://www.daughtryofficial.com/superman, answer a question and choose to add their Facebook and/or Twitter image to a pixilated picture of the artwork, which eventually comes together like pieces in a puzzle to form the final image.
Daughtry has scored four No. 1 hits, garnered four Grammy nominations, won four American Music Awards, sold over 7.5 million albums, 17 million singles worldwide and sold out concerts around the world. Daughtry’s self-titled debut was the fastest selling rock debut in Soundscan history and its follow up Leave This Town marked the quintet’s second consecutive No. 1 album and Daughtry’s third album Break The Spell was certified gold in 4 weeks of its release. In addition to recording and touring the globe, Daughtry is also dedicated to using its position to raise awareness about a number of charitable causes including an ambassadorship with DC Comics We Can Be Heroes campaign.