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Thursday, December 13th, 2012

IFC Premieres New PETRA HADEN Video



Acclaimed Singer/Musician Announces Special Live Performance At The Getty Center

The talented singer Petra Haden is premiering a remarkable and moving interpretation of “The Superman Theme” at today. The track is from Haden’s new album Petra Goes To The Movies which arrives in stores on January 22nd via Anti- and offers an opportunity to experience a collection of cinematic soundtracks in an extraordinary new way.

To hear Haden’s interpretation of “The Superman Theme” care of IFC just go to:

Haden will a be performing songs from Petra Goes To The Movies live during a very special show at The Getty Center in Los Angeles on January 26th. For this event Haden will be joined by a 16 person choir.

"I'm very honored to be performing at The Getty Center with a 15 piece choir singing music from some of my favorite classic movies,” Haden says. “Come with me as we break through the bars of your earthly confinement traveling through time, space, and a symphony of voices."

For information about this performance, just go here:

On Petra Goes To The Movies, epic and evocative scores have been ingeniously recreated utilizing layers of remarkably inventive vocals. Far from a mere novelty, these interpretations retain every bit of emotional resonance and inspirational might as the originals. Haden is a highly regarded musician and former member of That Dog who has contributed to records by Beck, The Twilight Singers, The Decemberists, Foo Fighters, Mike Watt and others. In 2005 released an a-cappella rendition of the Who’s pop art masterwork “The Who Sell Out” to widespread acclaim. Pete Townshend proclaimed the record “beautiful.”

For further information, please contact Hilary Okun at

Petra Haden's artist page

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