David Archuleta’s 6th CD is here! No Matter How Far lands with a splash – TOP 10 Pop Album on iTunes; Spoilers ~ quote and pics! Delerious downlowning! Stream stream stream! No Matter How Far Give-Away contest on the OS and eOneMusic, Billboard notes David’s “Dedicated Fanbase”, Don’t Run Away Buzz and views EXPLODE!, iTunes has David’s number! In Praise of Plaid! Gifting update


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S P O I L E R!

Not everyone will have received a CD directly yet, and may not have downloaded No Matter How Far through iTunes yet.  If you want to wait to see and hear notables from the CD, scan to the bottom of this post in order to bypass the pics were are about to post!

Okay, warning over 🙂

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 “This is my thanks to you, for everything in the past, present and future.”   

Those words are from David Archuleta, talking to his fans, in his liner notes from No Matter How Far digital booklet.  There is more of this wonderful sentiment, but posting only snippets doesn’t do the liner notes justice.  

For now, this simple thank you will have to do.

So it’s our job, as fans, to say thanks back to David by enjoying the CD he so lovingly prepared, and sharing so others can enjoy this gift too.  A few ideas are mentioned in my post to help promote this CD to others.  But first and foremost, simply enjoy it 🙂

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It’s here and it’s making everyone take notice!

Okay, this is really a spoiler now!  No fooling.  No kidding.  Hide your eyes (tho I’m not sure why you’d want to):

All images from the digital booklet for No Matter How Far and you can also find originals on the Official David Archuleta

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“It’s Downloading”

The sound heard all over the fan-world last night!

Here’s what Lisa @txarchie captured!

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Stream stream stream!

Streaming is important!  It shows industry folks that people are so interested in the music, that they are listening to it on their site.  Keep a few windows open to do it!

Bookmark these links and stream as continuously as you can!

Aol Music

And Billboard!  I still love what they have on their site.  MUST READ!

Before leaving (on a Mission), Archuleta recorded a number of songs that were never placed on an official album — some unfinished demos, others hard-to-find cuts that had only been shared on international releases. Thanks to his dedicated fanbase, many of these tracks were shared online, catching the eye of the label Entertainment One, who decided to compile them into a proper album: “No Matter How Far.”

The album’s lead single, string-laced sentimental ballad “Don’t Run Away,” is one of two selections (along with “Heart Falls Out”) that has not previously been released in any format. With help from British producers The Nexus (David Sneddon and James Bauer-Mein), the incomplete demo was polished into one of Archuleta’s finest moments.

And Vevo!

BTW, as tweeted by Kari yesterday, here is the banner on Vevo’s site yesterday.  Very cool!

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iTunes has David’s number!!!

Martha captured the banner last night.  Kari, did you have something to do with David and Crystal Bowersox side by side there lol?

TOP 10 POP!!!

In US pop, here’s what you see!  Thanks Carlen for capturing this!  And David’s Album wass #13 on the top Pop Albums…woohoo!

And on the US Home Page! Again, thanks to Carlen.  There is another guy wearing plaid just above David.  See that?  (more on that later)

And as of 8 am EDT today, David’s CD was No 51!  We can get that higher!

In Canada, here’s what you see in the Pop page.  New and Noteworthy!  Yes.  And definitely Yes!

We’ll update you as David climbs up the charts! 

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New contest on the OS!  Win a No Matter How Far CD!!!!

A pretty cool contest to win a CD, and use Twitter and Facebook to enhance the promo!  Click on the pic below to go the site:

Win a copy of David Archuleta’s newest album “No Matter How Far”, featuring lead single “Don’t Run Away” and never-before-released track “Heart Falls Out” on Twitter and Facebook! There are 10 CDs up for grabs. Every day from March 26 to March 30, 2013, one winner from Facebook and one winner from Twitter will be picked to bring home a “No Matter How Far” CD.


To enter the Twitter contest, entrants must follow the Official David Archuleta Twitter account (@DavidArchie).

Every day from March 26 to March 30, 2013, look out for a tweet from @DavidArchie on the release and sale of “No Matter How Far”, and simply re-tweet that tweet, using the automatic re-tweet function (Ed note:  meaning, don’t add any words, use the Retweet function on the app you are using, so it can be easily tracked by the OS). One Twitter account will be randomly picked each day from among the automatic re-tweets within 3 hours from @DavidArchie ‘s tweet, and the owner of that Twitter account will receive a “No Matter How Far” CD.

Only automatic re-tweets are accepted for the random drawing for the winner. Each individual may only re-tweet once a day. Use of multiple Twitter accounts per individual or automated accounts is strictly not allowed for this contest.


To enter the Facebook contest, entrants must be a fan of the Official David Archuleta Facebook account.

From March 26 t0 March 30, 2013, share the post from the Official David Archuleta Facebook announcing the release and sale of “No Matter How Far”, on your personal Facebook account. You must make sure that your Facebook privacy setting is such that your sharing of the post is publicly visible, in order to be considered for the contest.

Each individual entrant can only enter the contest on Facebook once. Automated or bulk entries will not be accepted.

A comment may or may not be entered with the shared post. Comments will not be judged, but comments may not contain inappropriate, offensive or unlawful content or personal data.

Each day, one Facebook user who shares the Official David Archuleta Facebook post will be randomly picked to win a “No Matter How Far” CD.

Announcement of Winners

Check this post daily as we will announce the Twitter and Facebook winners for each day, wherever possible.

All 10 winners (5 from the Twitter contest and 5 from the Facebook contest) will be announced on DavidArchuleta.com by the week beginning April 1, 2013. Winners will also be notified on Twitter and Facebook by the same week.


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Another CD giveaway!

This time, from Eric Alper, from eOneMusic.  Only 75 RT’s so far.  Click on the pic below to go to the tweet, and RT it!  YOU COULD WIN!

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We trended!

Last night, a few hours before the drop of the digital NMHF on iTunes, the Go Getter got going on Twitter!  Thanks PattyAnn for capturing this!

And it trended in Kuala Lumpur!  Thanks for capturing it @rusharr

 And also Indonesia.  Thanks to the Martha (contributor extra-ordinaire) for sending this in:

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Don’t Run Away Music Video buzz

Lots of excitement around the new music video yesterday.  And Martha reported that

DRA MV has 60,685 views in a little over 24 hours! Wow!

Here are but a few of the links announcing the news:

(not sure about the Peru part from MJ, but who knows!)

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More about the Don’t Run Away Music Video

Sooooo much buzzzz about that animated video from Kylie Malchus.   Here’s an article from Mark Franklin of Idol Chatter

Click on the picture to read the rest of the article.  Leave a comment if  you can!

Kylie released her video yesterday describing the process of being selected to create the music video, consulting with David and Kari, and the volume of pictures required to produce the music video.  Loved Kylie’s explanations and poise with the camera1

Kalei mentioned that she had to make a David-costume-change.  Why?  Kylie answered Lisa:

Credit: DavidArchuletaVN

I’m wondering if David had visions of this type of music video when he was thinking about animations here??  Remember this Ford commercial?

He knows a thing or two about animations!

The full music Ford video below.

I love this behind the scenes video too. David was asked to create “intensity in his eyes”. Huh, no acting required there.

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The Plaid has it

See?  Even in that vid above, David had the plaid thing going on.  I am so loving it tho.

Suits David.

But as I mentioned up above, even Blake Sheldon is rocking the plaid, in the same iTunes screencap.

And I assume Kari was last night too!

I still love these!  Bring them back Team Archuleta!

Credit: My daughter 🙂

And here is a screencap of Maureen’s Pinterest Board entitled Mad for Plaid (and tartan).  If you are on Pinterest, you must follow her boards!  Amazing!

Okay, I got a bit off-track there.

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No Matter How Far Gifting

Credit: Janel, Wal-Mart in Lindon, Utah

As you can well imagine, now that the CD has landed, new requests have started to come in.  If you have any extras please let us know and we’ll put you on the list as a donor.

For those who have been notified that we have a donor for you, please be patient regarding the CD as many donors have not received their shipments yet, and international mail takes time.

And for others still waiting to hear from us, we’ll notify by the end of the day today.

Thanks to all of you for your support and patience!

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Tons of stuff going on.  This was supposed to be my light post so I’m leaving a few cool things for Joanie (who is back!) tomorrow.  And something new coming your way 🙂

It’s a a great great day to be a David Archuleta fan, isn’t it?

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242 Responses to David Archuleta’s 6th CD is here! No Matter How Far lands with a splash – TOP 10 Pop Album on iTunes; Spoilers ~ quote and pics! Delerious downlowning! Stream stream stream! No Matter How Far Give-Away contest on the OS and eOneMusic, Billboard notes David’s “Dedicated Fanbase”, Don’t Run Away Buzz and views EXPLODE!, iTunes has David’s number! In Praise of Plaid! Gifting update

  1. sarahhazel says:



  2. sarahhazel says:

    LET THEM KNOW!!! 🙂

    AOL Radio ‏@AOLRadio 28s

    All right @DavidArchie fans: Which track from ‘No Matter How Far’ do you want to hear on New Pop First? #FanSelection
    I WANT HFO!!! 🙂

  3. sarahhazel says:

    David Archuleta ‏@DavidArchie

    No Matter How Far available NOW at select @Walmart stores. http://walmart.com/ip/No-Matter-How-Far/23511044 … Post pic of you with the cd if you find it. (Team Archie)

  4. sarahhazel says:


  5. sarahhazel says:

    DAScholarship ‏@DAScholarship

    Top 10 Reasons To Donate To http://www.thedavidarchuletamusicscholarship.org/ 4. Because @DavidArchie left behind great new music for us-BEGIN. & No Matter How Far.

  6. sarahhazel says:

    (Non-David news)….UPDATE ON JONAH GOMEZ
    10 bone marrow drives and still no match?….Let’s pray one if is found soon for that wonderful little boy.

  7. sarahhazel says:

    McKenzie Harris ‏@McKenzieHarr 6m

    @DavidArchie CD No Matter How Far up to #18 iTunes Pop Canada, #84 overall. Check out vid 4 Don’t Run Away on Vevo!

  8. breanne says:

    Milen #D.Archie 2014‏@davion101m
    OMG Archie’s album Is nominated for Best Album on People’s Choice Awards. He leads with 90%! Go and vote! 🙂 http://www.peopleschoice.com/pca/polls/poll.jsp?source=rss&utm_source=pcarss&pollId=1005001157&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

  9. breanne says:

    Eric Alper‏@ThatEricAlper15m
    David Archuleta CD winners: @mlpb3 @djafanTheVoice @Shell_eeeyyy @breanneruss @EllynaMxy. Please DM me your mailing addys!

    I WON ONE OF THE cds!!!! I’m going to ask FOD who needs one gifted!!

    Even if you have bought David Archuleta’s NMHF cd, show support & buy the album from iTunes!!! http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/no-matter-how-far/id609909888

  10. sarahhazel says:

    breanne–that’s awesome!!!……going there to vote right now! Woot!

  11. sarahhazel says:


  12. sarahhazel says:

    KidZui ‏@KidZui 37s

    For all you #AmericanIdol and @davidarchie fans: his latest vid: http://zui.com/videos/david-archuleta-dont-run-away …. And #NoMatterHowFar album is in stores TODAY!

  13. breanne says:

    Guys, you can vote more than once on the People’s Choice Poll so let’s ROCK the vote for David!!

    Vote 1 song hourly for Don’t Run Away (it dropped to #2) & Rainbow on Chart Central/Voters Hitlist!! http://chartcentral.frihost.net/cc/

  14. sarahhazel says:

    Vote one time only for each category, Best Male Artist, Best Live Act, Best Entertainer!

  15. cq-DA2014 says:

    WHAT!!!! Still hate to read bad thing about our man from high places.

  16. Janel aka Nellie says:

    Janel Woodbury ‏@Nellie198332s
    @kariontour the blue pics in the digital book, could we bug you for the non blue versions of them….PUHLEEEASE????

  17. Martha says:

    cq- I deleted the tweet but Sarah’s too fast haha

  18. Janel aka Nellie says:

    Janel Woodbury ‏@Nellie19832h
    @kariontour @DavidArchie Everybody Hurts on the TVs at Des Book. NMHF is not here. pic.twitter.com/QjMklTsBqK
    Deseret Book‏@DeseretBook1h
    @nellie1983 Did you ask the store associate’s about the new album? Should be put on shelves today!
    @DeseretBook No I didn’t, but it’s a smaller store. I looked everywhere.
    Deseret Book‏@DeseretBook2h
    @nellie1983 Ok. Thanks! It had a strict date of hitting shelves today & should have a lot of copies in that store.
    Janel Woodbury ‏@Nellie19831h
    @DeseretBook there are two places where CDs are in that store, not on either shelf. No special displays either in the center or at register
    @DeseretBook but possible they hadn’t got it out on the shelves yet, I didn’t ask. Went in at 9:45 AM
    Deseret Book‏@DeseretBook1h
    @nellie1983 Gotcha..they probably had not filled the shelves yet. Thank you!!

  19. Philly Fan says:

    People’s Choice poll needs some votes. DA 71%.

  20. VaBeachArchie says:

    AWESOME DAY IN DAVIDLAND! NMHF being received by fans and climbing the itunes charts! LOVE seeing it available on itunes in so many countries!! GREAT JOB done by all!

    LOVE this post Pastel! HAPPY DAY!!

  21. MunkFOD says:

    cq.. there’a always going to be haters.. I’m ignoring! Too many happy things going on with D to pay much attention. yeah. it bugged me too but I tossed it like it deserves.. lol!

  22. cq-DA2014 says:

    Am on vac so just lurking mostly, love how well the album is doing…can’t wait till I get home to here the whole album. So very happy, but that JB comment just got to..Grrr,lol

  23. SylviaFOD says:

    The Best Buy in Murray has the CD in their store so I’m going to pick one up on my way home from work tonight since I pass right by it. Yeeeah! The store clerk didn’t know David has a CD out today but she knows now! 🙂

  24. Oinkiers says:

    Good Afternoon all!!!

    Sarahhazel- Glad you kept the SPAZZZing going on while I was going on!! 😆

  25. collegemom says:

    #177 in Music on Amazon

  26. sarahhazel says:

    Won’t get my CD from Amazon till 3/29 so I got myself one from Walmart!!! Woot!!!
    Found 3, bought 1, put the other 2 on the front shelf next to each other (New Releases) for all to see..haha!!!
    Can’t wait to open that little gem!!! 😀

  27. sarahhazel says:

    iTunes Best Music ‏@bestnote 7m

    iTunes #music_pop #12 album: No Matter How Far – David Archuleta http://c69.co/12442389

  28. sarahhazel says:

    Cindy #DA2014 ‏@CanadianArchie 10m

    New CDs in stores this week http://www.jsonline.com/entertainment/musicandnightlife/new-music-releases-for-the-week-of-march-24-se97o38-199904111.html … David Archuleta @DavidArchie @kariontour

  29. sarahhazel says:

    BiGJamZ*BMF* ‏@BlakMusicFirst 30m

    Leak Preview: David Archuleta – No Matter How Far http://0z.fr/gb1Q1

  30. sarahhazel says:

    McKenzie Harris ‏@McKenzieHarr 37m

    @DavidArchie CD No Matter How Far #15 ITunes Pop Canada, #74 overall! He’s never done solo show in Can @kariontour

  31. sarahhazel says:

    cq, Martha–Sorry about that….guess I read too fast…..I have asked the mods to delete it.

  32. sarahhazel says:

    Mike ‏@blisskasden 32m

    On my way to Best Buy to p/u “NMHF”. Nothing says “Christmas Morning” like the day of a @DavidArchie CD release. He’s pure joy.

  33. sarahhazel says:

    Cindy #DA2014 ‏@CanadianArchie 2m

    RT @MusicDailyHU KLIPPREMIER: ‎David Archuleta – Don’t Run Away http://dlvr.it/37s6R6 <– @DavidArchie @kariontour

  34. Kimberly Ann says:

    hi guys!!!

    get home tonight and hopefully can download NMHF!!!

    love all the buzz!!!

    happy to see it chart at #50!!!

  35. sarahhazel says:

    BTW, when I entered Walmart to get find the CD, there were 2 pairs of Mormon mish near the picnic supplies area…haha….and one smiled at me….I was thinking it was a “SIGN” that there would be a NMHF in the shelves there….then, there they were, what a sight to behold! 😀

  36. sarahhazel says:

    Gotta do some mundane before opening the CD! BBL 🙂

  37. Oinkiers says:

    Sarahhazel- diffently a sign!! 😉

  38. Martha says:

    Sarahhazel- its ok. I should have read better before I even tweeted it. It was negative & don’t want to promote what is not even a intelligent opinion.

    So no problem, if its not deleted here, thats ok. Just don’t want to upset anyone.

  39. granny Lyn from South Africa says:

    thanks Pastel, great post
    So happy for you guys, everyone sounds so happy in David land. Have family from over seas and they keep hogging my computer, it has been so difficult to even grab it for a few minutes before the next one looms over my head ready to use it. Ho hum love having family to stay BUT this is my David time!!!! Enjoy the new cd love
    Lyn xxx

  40. sarahhazel says:

    Martha–Thanks….I think I need to slow down on my posting sometimes….haha….
    Appreciate your informative tweets……Anyway, glad to see u here today…..hope u can post more often….Take care! 🙂

  41. sarahhazel says:

    Oinkiers–yeah, made me happy when I saw those young mishmen….imagining David in a dept. store in Chile buying a water bottle for his bike<–(if he has one LOL)….then I felt a tad sad too….cuz it made miss him more.

  42. sarahhazel says:

    McKenzie Harris ‏@McKenzieHarr
    @DavidArchie CD No Matter How Far #15 iTunes Pop Canada, #74 overall. He’s never done solo show in Can @kariontour

    Kari Sellards Kari Sellards ‏@kariontour
    @McKenzieHarr @DavidArchie Might need to look into that for the future!
    Canadian Archies!— 😀 🙂

  43. sarahhazel says:

    David Archuleta ‏@DavidArchie

    Celebrating with @crystalbowersox today! She has a new album out today too! “All That For This” (Team Archie)

  44. sarahhazel says:

    Hungry Tiger Agency ‏@htagency

    David Archuleta, ‘No Matter How Far’: Exclusive Album Premiere | Billboard http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop-shop/1554218/david-archuleta-no-matter-how-far-exclusive-album-premiere
    Hmmm, it’s an entertainment booking and publishing co. in Vegas…..

  45. sarahhazel says:

    P.S. I’m smelling a Vegas venue booked for his homecoming tour….haha…..me and my wild imagination! 😉

  46. VaBeachArchie says:

    HAPPY DAY! AMAZON came through and I got my NMHF cds! Had two orders…one for gifting. GOT THEM ALL!! So granny Lyn….yours will be going to the postoffice tomorrow! Have to get them all off…sure everyone is WAITING ! 🙂

    sarahhazel….Would LOVE to go to Vegas to see David! Who knows, my Archufund is growing and I’ve never been there !

  47. sarahhazel says:

    VaBch–keep fattening that Archufund….haha…who knows, we might go and see him in his first-ever concert in Toronto, Canada and Latin America! Woot! 😉

  48. sarahhazel says:

    David Archuleta ‏@DavidArchie 4m

    Here we go! Daily contest to win “No Matter How Far” album CD runs now until 9pm EDT; to enter, RT my next tweet. (KS)

  49. sarahhazel says:

    Wishing Janel and the Archies attending the album release get-together tonight at Simply Thai a wonderful and fun evening. She has terrific souvenirs to give away….I’m jealous!

  50. Oinkiers says:

    Good evening all!!

    Sarahhazel- I had to disappear this afternoon…….. to the park with my 3 year old it is beautiful out side!! Needless to say when I got home she slept for three hours so think I did my job. 😆 I read your comment back to me and agree I can see how you would miss him more!! 😉

  51. sarahhazel says:

    Bonnie ‏@archftw 5m

    What a bargain! RT @UtahSweetSaving New David Archuleta Album released! $8.99 http://goo.gl/fb/VOotC

  52. sarahhazel says:

    Oinkiers–that’s good…hope u got to relax during your kid’s nap time. 🙂

  53. sarahhazel says:

    Walmart ‏@Walmart 1m

    @djbell13 We’re glad to see you’re happy about finding the David Archuleta CD! What’s your favorite track?

  54. Oinkiers says:

    Sarahhazel- I did I got to read which is my favorite thing in the world to do!! 🙂 !!

  55. sarahhazel says:

    Finally got to open my CD! Used several rolls…I mean, sheets of Charmin toilet tissues in my bathroom (the only private place I could hide my SPAZZFEST)….dang, those liner notes! ***sniff***

  56. Oinkiers says:

    I can’t wait…… dang it.

  57. Hello everyone, Just got home from work. Was so busy i couldn’t even lurk. LOL!!
    I missed out on a lot of the Buzz.
    I did see that David is losing on Peoples choice,
    David 50%
    Crystal 49%
    what happened, we can’t let Crystal overtake him. Let go Archies we can vote as much as we want.
    Anyway, my Amazon cds will be here 3/29

  58. sarahhazel says:

    David Archuleta ‏@DavidArchie

    David’s newest album “No Matter How Far” is on sale NOW at @Walmart @BestBuy @iTunesMusic and major store. (TeamArchie) #NoMatterHowFar

  59. sarahhazel says:


  60. supergrandjudie#DA2014 says:

    Hi everyone. Happy No Matter How Far release day!! I got my CD from WOW today. Amazon e-mailed me that they sent my 2 cds today. Should get them March 30, Saturday. I love the message in the liner notes. David is adorable.Pastel super-duper post. Loved the Ford commercial video. So much Buzz. This is wonderful. I’m so happy for David and his team. How they planned all of this boggles my brain. Glad for what we got!! 😀

  61. muldur says:

    Got my Amazon orders of NMHF, most of which will be for gifting. Really great to have this wonderful CD in hand 🙂 I don’t live near any big stores except a sort of smallish Walmart and they didn’t carry BEGIN and I don’t expect them to have NMHF but I will check.

  62. Janel aka Nellie says:

    “Hers” chocolate David bars for the guests at the fan dinner. http://twitpic.com/cemosl

    Kari Sellards‏@kariontour51m
    @Nellie1983 @DavidArchie I wonder if that will go well with Mango Sticky Rice? 🙂

  63. Janel aka Nellie says:

    Thanks Sarah! Waiting here for my ride to come and get me. No way I’m driving my failing van to Salt Lake! I’m excited because the new CD is here, I’m done with another year of GS cookies and I’m going to a fan dinner to see friends I haven’t seen since the last fan dinner!

  64. Sarahhazel, i know, i was just trying to push the voting. It’s really dropped now David 44& & crystal 55%
    I just put it on tweeter. Anyways Isn’t exciting!
    I love Davids Liner notes especially the last one that he left for us fans.
    Where he says He thanks us for the past present & future, That means that he will need us in the future and he will be back to be himself when comes back. Yea! concerts 2014

  65. Oinkiers says:

    Sarahhazel and Linda- been voting!!

  66. sarahhazel says:

    alyson kasperowski ‏@beardluvr333

    jessica and I are tearing up listening to David Archuleta we forgot how insanely cute he is

  67. Hi! judie, All this excitment has me stuck to my computer. But have to take a break tomorrow, i need to get my tax papers ready. YUK!! I hate it!
    Hope Mr SGJ had a great birthday the other day, The excitement of a Birthday wears off, but the year stays with us till the next one DANGIT!!!!

  68. sarahhazel says:

    Walmart ‏@Walmart
    @lsctheliverlady Were so glad you found the CDs you were looking for! Thanks for choosing us! Let us know if we can ever be of help. ~Moni

    Joanie S Joanie S ‏@suttygal
    @Walmart @lsctheliverlady WOW! That’s what I call very nice personal customer service!! :))

    Walmart Walmart ‏@Walmart
    @suttygal We’re working hard to improve customer service & the Walmart experience! We’re on Twitter to better reach our customers. ~Moni

  69. lani says:

    Didn’t know Crystal B. has that many fans? I voted 2hrs ago , David was at 72% and now he’s at 40%…? Isn’t that too fast? Just wondering….

  70. Candy says:

    WOOZA- Dont know if Im late to the noticing party but…the new banner on FOD sure looks might spiffy! THANKS MODS!

  71. sarahhazel says:

    Candy–LOL….thanks!….didn’t notice the new banner…haha! 😀

  72. Russ says:

    Hello everyone. Just about to go out the door to Walmart. Need bird seed, pick up some Easter candy, fresh fruit. There was something else I had on my list but seem to have forgotten what it was. Maybe it will come to me when I get there. What else could it be?

  73. Oinkiers says:

    ummm. I just notices after Candy said something!! 🙄

  74. Candy says:

    Russ LOL Have fun shopping! You might want to browse through the music section. 😉

  75. Anne-Marie says:

    Hi folks!! Received my NMHF CD today in the mail!! I’m in love with this CD! Those liner notes…oh my word….that last sentence did me in..tears!! He is just so special. Thank you David! Gosh I miss him now more than ever! 🙂

    Love the new banner FOD!!!!

  76. Beth, The Freud, Lloyd, Boyd & Floyd #DA2014 says:

    Hello Everyone!

    FOD what a FAB Banner, FOD Top of the Line, A Number 1, the Bestest 😀

    My CD update: Went to B&N, they had one, I bought it, they said they should get more.

    Went to Walmart, they had 3, I bought 2. They should get more.

    Oooops, need to check my mailbox………………WOOO-HOOO Got my CD’s from Best Buy 😀 2 days earlier than they said WOOOOO-HOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!

  77. Oinkiers says:

    RUSS, hint it is sqaure with something round in it and it is loud when in the car!!! And the cover of the sqaure thing is pretty good looking 😉

  78. Oinkiers says:

    Beth- AWESOME!!!

  79. Nicole says:

    just tried to download cd on iTunes and it won’t let me!

  80. Russ says:

    Thanks Candy and Oinkiers. We all have been waiting way too long for this CD. I really love the music video for Don’t Run Away. David is no longer the kid from AI, he is the man behind the voice.
    Beth, I hope WalMart has more than 3 copies, I need 3.

  81. Beth, i wish i live around big stores but i don’t will have to wait till i go out of town.
    I bet he looks purty sitting on a shelf.

  82. Anne-Marie says:

    Beth- I found 3 at my Walmart too. I bought 1! 🙂

  83. Beth, The Freud, Lloyd, Boyd & Floyd #DA2014 says:

    Hey Linda! Do you want me to send a cd to you, my treat 😀

    AnneMarie, Way to go!

    Thanks Oinkiers!

  84. Oinkiers says:

    Beth- Wilbur and the chickettes are clapping and saying awwww….. they love your offer to Linda!! 😀

  85. sarahhazel says:

    Anne-marie, Beth–I see you had your NMHF hunt adventures, too! Exciting, huh??!!! 🙂

  86. Beth, Bless your heart! I have 2 already, i will be getting 2 more Fri.
    Thank you for your offer. I want to buy some when i go out of town so that can gift a couple too. Thank you very much.

  87. sarahhazel says:

    FOD: fansofdavid.com ‏@FODFansofDavid 1m

    Technical difficulties. The listening party for @davidarchie’s No Matter How Far will be tomorrow at 10 pm EDT. More on FOD tomorrow.

  88. Candy says:

    Ha, not only was I not late to the noticing party…somehow I was the first to notice! Being in the right place at the right moment I guess. 🙂

  89. Beth, The Freud, Lloyd, Boyd & Floyd #DA2014 says:

    Linda, I’m glad you have the cd, just wanted to make sure & you’re welcome 😀

    Thanks Oinkiers, Wilbur & the Oinkettes 😀

    sarahhazel, yup, found some, hope they re-stock, so more people can enjoy the finest, most beautiful voice on the planet 😀

  90. sarahhazel says:

    Ximena ‏@awwwrchuleta 2m

    http://www.mjsbigblog.com/david-archuleta-dont-run-away-music-video.htm … “Right now, the singer is in Peru” Oh.. I wish!!! lol

  91. sarahhazel says:

    trishh ‏@nyaasht 7m

    strange how i said wheres @DavidArchie been hiding to my sister then heard his got a new album out coincidence? I think not #soexcited #yay

  92. sarahhazel says:

    Trepp Logan ‏@TreppLogan 5m

    @blisskasden @MUNK_MA @DavidArchie We all felt chills running in our spines. Mom cried she forgot to hv dinner. Thats how powerful DA voice

  93. Anne-Marie says:

    sarahhazel- YEP!! Found my package waiting for me when I got home from work!! Then I went to Walmart, at first just see those those little babies stocked on the shelves but of course I had to buy one! lol.

  94. sarahhazel says:

    Arise Radio ‏@AriseRadio 13m

    Now Playing Love Don’t Hate from David Archuleta http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRQVOIkuEQE
    (An online Christian radio station)

  95. sarahhazel says:

    Anne-Marie–me too!…it’s so irresistible once you see them on the store shelf, you have to buy it….haha!

  96. Anne-Marie says:

    sarahhazel- Seriously though!! Ha ha!

  97. angelbymyside says:

    Hello everyone 🙂

    Pastel ~ LOVE the post today! Thank you and all the mods for your wonderful work each and every day!

    Got home from work and my CD was waiting for me. I could barely read the liner notes through the tears! David is truly an exceptional man! His heart is over-flowing with love! So happy and proud to be his fan!

    Didn’t get a chance to check out any of the stores yet, can’t wait to see the CD sitting pretty on the shelf!

    Pastel ~ LOL you put up my “Mad for Plaid” Pinterest board. My “plaid” board wouldn’t be complete without pics of David 😉

  98. Shanny in Australia says:

    Good morning peeps..or good afternoon, good evening. 🙂
    Had to squeeze my eyes nearly closed and scroll fast to miss all the spoilers on todays post. lol
    But not before noticing we had a new colour theme and new pic and banner. lol Me likey. Actually that old pic in the banner was not my favourite – too feminine.

    Kylie – our video artist left a message at the end of the previous thread after the thread changed in case anyone missed it and wanted to read. It kinda relates to a discussion there so thought i’d leave it there but…just a heads up. 🙂

    Busy day ahead but will try to catch up on today’s comments. I’m surprised how well this CD is doing! Good stuff! 🙂

  99. angelbymyside says:

    Forgot to say I LOVE THE NEW BANNER 😀

  100. Oinkiers says:

    Hi Shanny!!

  101. Joy4archieDA14 says:

    Love the new banner!!! 😀

    I went to walmart earlier to check whether or not they had No Matter How Far. They had 3 copies left..So I bought all 3. lol 😆

  102. My radio station played Don’t Run Away today.
    I also gifted my DJ the whole album from itunes.
    e-mailed him a rundown on most played songs,
    Praying i will hear them on the radio one day. PRAYING!!

  103. Beth, The Freud, Lloyd, Boyd & Floyd #DA2014 says:

    Hey Shanny! Are you off your rocker, lol, that Begin pic was fantastic. I’m concerned about your recognizing great pics of David capabilities 😆

    Hey abms!

  104. Shanny in Australia says:

    Lol…judging by all the reactions to the liner notes….maybe david didn’t need to leave new music after all….maybe all he needed to do was write up some liner notes and distribute them every few months. ”Love letters from David”. 🙂

  105. Shanny sounds good to me. Liners works for me!

  106. sarahhazel says:

    Joy–awesome!…hope they re-stock!

  107. Shanny in Australia says:

    Hi ya Oinkiers! *waving* 🙂
    Beth….lol….between the fluffy hair and the pose….wasn’t my thing….but if I remember correctly, there was still the eye freckle wasn’t there? Always like the eye/cheek freckles to not be airbrushed out. Uniquely David. 🙂

  108. Amanda Jane says:

    Hey guys! Been far too long since I posted!

    Happy album release day :). I can’t get over HFO. I mean…whoa.

    And yes, the liner notes…just when you think he can’t get any better…he does.

  109. sarahhazel says:

    David Burger, SLTrib ‏@davidburger 11m

    Blog: New CDs out today: Lil Wayne, David Archuleta, Depeche Mode http://bit.ly/10MN7dn

  110. Beth, The Freud, Lloyd, Boyd & Floyd #DA2014 says:

    Shanny, lol, I loved the pic, but I do wish they would leave his face alone,lol. They dont need to over do it 😀

    Hello Amanda Jane!

  111. breanne says:

    David has dropped down to 38% on this People Choice Poll 4 Best New Album! Voting is unlimited:


  112. collegemom says:

    Amazon Best Sellers Rank #119

  113. Candy says:

    Shanny-I do think your conservatism is showing…that pic was FABULOUS!!!

  114. angelbymyside says:


  115. Beth, The Freud, Lloyd, Boyd & Floyd #DA2014 says:

    Hey Candy! Hows the conference preparations going? Hope its going swimmingly 😀

  116. nora says:

    Hi everybody I have been gone all day so missed out on all the spazzing, was able to download NMHF, thought when I got home tonight that my CDs from Walmart would be here, but they were not, so dissapointed, will check Walmart in Lowell tomorrow and see if they have any out on the shelves. So glad to see how well this CD is doing, hope it keeps up.

    Has anybody been able to get on musiqtone tonight? I have not, been voting on Peoples Choice david was at 44% crystal was 54%. Hope my cds come tomorrow, nothing like having the thing in my hands. Linear made me cry, David is wonderful

  117. Lucy says:

    I got my cd from Amazon today and I also found two at my local Walmart here in MN, they were right on the top shelf!

  118. Kimberly Ann says:

    angel hi!!! in DC.. almost home now!!!

    hope I didn’t miss all the fun!!!

  119. Kimberly Ann says:

    love the new BANNER!!!!! 🙂

  120. Beth, The Freud, Lloyd, Boyd & Floyd #DA2014 says:

    Hey Lucy! I found 2 at a Walmart here in the Twin Cities 😀

    Hey Grandma Kim 😀

  121. Kimberly Ann says:

    lani Crystal must have fans.. her new cd is # 38 on itunes.
    voting in the airport.

  122. Kimberly Ann says:

    Beth howdy!! geesh this ole granny is POOPED!! ha happily so.. best time ever.
    they might buy me a ticket to Hawaii as a nanny nana.. fine by me!!
    sun, surf and gbabies FTW!!!!

  123. sarahhazel says:

    Jasmine Curtis-Smith ‏@JasminCurtis 22m

    RT@ jascurtissmith: @kariontour @davidarchie hehe but I’m back in Manila! Regardless will try… http://goo.gl/fb/sVAVd

  124. Candy says:

    *waving to Kim* WELCOME HOME- Missed you my friend!!

  125. Miss Vicki DA@2014 says:

    Got my NMHF in the mail when I go home toda/y….Haven’t listened to it yet, but I plan to blast in my car on the way to work tomorrow…Just love the pics and the liner notes…..David is such an awesome human being (and pretty sexy too…..I can’t believe I just said that)….Love David in plaid…….Kimberly Ann…..where have you been???? Miss Vicki

  126. sarahhazel says:

    😀 🙂
    Kari Sellards ‏@kariontour

    Shout out to everyone chatting over at FOD right now! Thanks for ALL the support you all show to @DavidArchie , Team Archie and myself!!!!

  127. sarahhazel says:

    Welcome back, KimA!!!

  128. potluck8 says:

    I went to my walmart today but I wasn’t surprised that they didn’y have it. To tell you the truth I don’t really like my walmart, it used to be much better but something has happened to it. I am going to order on line.

  129. Anita says:

    Happy Album Release Day Everyone!! I got a slip from UPS today. They came and I wasn’t home! DARNIT!! So they’ll come back tomorrow, but of course I won’t be home again either. I’ll have to stop at my post office on Thursday to pick it up. That’s just too dang long! I stopped at Walmart, but they didn’t have one single copy of NMHF. BOOOOOO!!!!!

  130. Beth, The Freud, Lloyd, Boyd & Floyd #DA2014 says:

    kim, I bet its a happy tired 😀 Hawaii, I’d almost get in a plane to go to Hawaii 😀 Do you mean when they go on vacation, they’re/you arent moving there, are ya???

    Hello Miss Vicki! lol, love the plaid, huh? 😀

  131. Beth, The Freud, Lloyd, Boyd & Floyd #DA2014 says:

    potluck8 & Anita, what a bummer.

    potluck, Best Buy seems to be pretty quick to fill their online orders.

  132. Amanda Jane says:

    My Walmart had NMHF today, but I was very surprised. They had TOSOD, but maybe just for a week or two and I didn’t see it again for a while…

  133. Beth, The Freud, Lloyd, Boyd & Floyd #DA2014 says:

    Goodnight Everyone, Take Care All!

  134. Anita says:

    Beth-It sure is! I love all the talk about David’s liner notes. He’s just the BEST!!! I skipped over the album pics, because I want to be surprised when I get that turquoise and red CD in my hands!

  135. Miss Vicki DA@2014 says:

    Hey potluck….the Walmart near me never had BEGIN….but the Barnes and Noble did….try there…..Interesting that the changes in clothes had to do with changing David from a shirt and vest to a T-shirt….I would have thought the girl was in a mini skirt or short shorts and he had requested a longer dress….he he he….Miss Vicki

  136. Candy says:

    Hmmm My cd was in NJ last Saturday, then was shipped to NC by mistake, then back to Philly which is where it is now!! Really??? Best Buy

  137. Candy says:

    bds-me thinks Elder Hoff is jealous of Elder Porkchop!!

  138. Anne-Marie says:

    Just read that missionary blog…looks like someone’s feathers have been ruffled! lol!

  139. Candy says:

    Anne-Marie-just a tad, his jealousy is showing!!

  140. Anita, I’m with you…Happy Album Release Day, Everyone!!! I hope you get your hands on that sweet gem s**n 🙂 GOOD LUCK!!!

    I headed to my local Walmart today and went straight to the new CD releases and was so disappointed not to find NMHF. I couldn’t believe there wasn’t a single copy in all of the new releases. I was ready to leave when something told me to check through the pop section and there it was …1 copy of NMHF!!!! I had to unload on anyone who’d listen. I found a worker and told him the situation. He got the manager and I just had to tell him, “How would anyone find it in the pop section if it’s a new release?” He gave me his # to check on how many they’ll be getting in next week. They really don’t stock them 🙁 It was like this for Begin.

    The liner notes are pure David and they come across a bit nostalgic in a way and I can understand it cuz that’s how we’re feeling, too. I love the superlatives in spanish…”Thank-you so so much” and he ends it with “See you S**N” LOL

    Pastel, muchisimas gracias for the fab post and job that you and the other mods do on this wonderful site for David and his fans!!!!

  141. Anne-Marie says:

    Candy- Did you read his blog that came before the last one? Yep…someone is definitely jealous!

  142. Candy says:

    Anne-Marie- Yep, his feathers were starting to get ruffled in that one, now he is seriously bent out of shape!

  143. Fiona says:

    Hi everyone! Happy NMHF day!
    I finally got to a Walmart in Baton Rouge at 5 pm today and there was only ONE NMHF CD left!!!!!!! Needless to say, I snatched it off the shelf 😉 Also, it wasn’t with the new releases, I had to go and look under Archuleta and then found it with one BEGIN.
    Oh well, more coming in the mail! 🙂

  144. Fiona says:

    Idamae, your story sounds just like mine! What is WRONG with these people??!

  145. Anne-Marie says:

    Candy- I laughed at the “pitch” statement. Seriously?? lol.

  146. Candy says:

    Ida & Fiona-Im going to venture out tmw, there better be some NMHF cd’s on the shelves or the “Boys” are going to get a call.

  147. Fiona, HAHA…looks like I was shopping in LA by you or vis versa 🙂

  148. Anne-Marie, don’t forget the AKA …hmmm…

  149. bds says:

    Candy – Me thinks he is jealous of the other Piano Player too. Must be the Missionary who has played for him before, Elder C.

  150. Fiona, is yours coming from Amazon. Just wanted to see how close the similarities are running 🙂

  151. Candy says:

    bds-Im thinking you are right, its Elder C.

  152. Fiona says:

    Idamae yes, amazon, bb & Walmart. Com!

  153. Fiona says:

    Candy, haha I hope so!

  154. Candy, what’s the prob with supplying more than 1 cd per store, I don’t get it. Yes, “the boys”, by all means haha.

  155. cvarchfan says:

    Janel, thank you so much for letting me crash the fan dinner tonight! How lucky for me that I happened to be in SLC on release day, I know how much work you put in to make the games and prizes. It was nice meeting you and others, and sharing some interesting David stories. Thanks again, Trish

  156. connie-fod4ever says:

    Thanks Pastel for the nice post today and happy NO MATTER HOW FAR release day to all Archies. David is so handsome in his plaid shirt. Love it.
    Still waiting for my cd from Amazon which is expected to be delivered April 1 or 2.
    Meanwhile, I compiled my own NMHF songs from my itunes song lists which is in the album. I have to download 4 songs from itunes i.e. Nothing Else Better To Do, Heart Falls Out, Love Don’t Hate and Notice Me to complete my own NMHF cd album and I can listen to it on my way to work tomorrow. My fave songs are NEBTD, EAM, HFO, & DRA.
    Thanks FOD for all the nice post everyday. 🙂 🙂

  157. Janel aka Nellie says:

    It was so nice to see you Trish and I’m glad you were able to join us. Have a safe flight back home! :). We sure had fun laughing didn’t we?

  158. cvarchfan, how wonderful that you were able to attend Janel’s fan dinner and it sounds like you had a great time! Janel is a super hostess!

  159. Kimberly Ann says:

    ha oh boy is IT GOOD TO BE HOME!!
    the green eyed monster is peaking his little head out I see!!

    finally downloaded NMHF!!!
    can’t wait to get my physical copies too.. think tomorrow!
    wow HFO IS DIFFERENT!!!!

    oh and I LOVE the vid they did for DRA!
    ok not David but pretty darn creative!!!


    NUFF SAID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  160. Kimberly Ann says:

    Vicky Panjaitan ‏@VickyTaylor18 8m
    I played Hearts Fall Out, and my friend said “Hey, is that @DavidArchie ?” Yeah, and it’s so coo.!!!

  161. WELCOME BACK, KIM 🙂 Hope you had a great trip back. Now all you need is a few days of rest. Got time to squeeze that in? 🙂 How’s the family and those adorable grandbabes??? The CD is fabs!!! I just love it!!!!

  162. Kimberly Ann says:

    almost 100,000 views for the DRA MV in just two days!!

    it is so stinking adorable.. what a talented artist too!!


  163. jeani/ut says:

    Thanks to Janel for planning the great dinner. Thanks to all that shared their food with me since I forgot my purse at home. I did remember the big poster of David. That was really more important than my purse. It was so fun to see everyone. We sure are a diverse group.

  164. Kimberly Ann says:

    idamae ha rest.. what is that!!??
    boy I miss them already!!

  165. cvarchfan says:

    Idamae, yes, Janel is a super hostess! I’m so glad I attended and met so many new Archie fans! My life was enriched seeing old friends and making new ones this week.

  166. Kimberly Ann says:

    Monica ‏@Monica2112 3m
    My boyfriend is the best! We went to Walmart & no luck finding @DavidArchie’s album and now he texted me saying best buy has it.

    I might give Best Buy a try.. my Walmart doesn’t usually carry his stuff.
    did order three.. but hope I can buy one in the store!!

  167. Kimberly Ann says:

    David Archuleta ‏@DavidArchie 8h
    Celebrating with @crystalbowersox today! She has a new album out today too! “All That For This” (Team Archie)
    Retweeted by Crystal Bowersox

  168. Kimberly Ann says:

    ✰mel(ouis)✰ ‏@MelG727 46m

    ha happy to see folks.. are still funny where David is concerned!! :0

  169. dailylurker says:

    Woohoo on NMHF!!!!!!!!!! 🙂 LOLs at the miss blog above! Anyway I was thinking about David even more today after watching The Voice and seeing JPL from season 3 of idol on it. He is in a duo call Midas Whale, lols. JPL was speaking Spanish to Shakira and I remember that he is also Mormon and he went on a mission in Spain. That is where he learn to speak Spanish fluently. Everything reminds me of David pretty much. Can’t wait till David is back speaking fluent Spanish and killing us with his voice again. 🙂

    By the way I LOVE the new music video! Gotta start saving for the comeback tour.

  170. Kim, The lyrics in HFO are clever and inventive. BTW, I noticed the same team that wrote Look Around wrote HFO that’s Squire, Lady V and of course, DA.

  171. Kimberly Ann says:

    hey Monday will be APRIL 1!!!!


    lol off to bet folks.. see you all in the morning!!!!
    missed you guys to bits!!

  172. Kimberly Ann says:

    haven’t seen a hard copy of NMHF yet.. what happened to the crouching David pics!!???

  173. dailylurker, I don’t know why but now that you mention it, when he started to talk to Shakira in Span and said he had been to Spain I thought of David and thought that the guy may be mormon 🙂

  174. Wow, look at the time…nite all!!!

  175. No, Kim 🙁 hope there’s plans for it in the near future 🙂

  176. jeani/ut says:

    Banner is awesome.

  177. Jhen says:

    David running in Don’t run away MV reminds me of Josh running at beach trying to save Anya from drunk man, maybe the running sketch inspired from that scene. Haven’t receive my NMHF album yet, it’s take time I guess in Asia.

  178. joujou says:

    Thanks for posting elder Hoffs blog. I enjoyed it. Seems like a funny kid. He mentions d in about 4 posts. One thing that I enjoy about his blog is his discriprion of the culture down there. Particularly about how the people down there kiss their faces. Lol. Oh I can only imagine how d handled that.

  179. VaBeachArchie says:

    Good morning FOD! HAPPY WEDNESDAY!

    So many GREAT comments and stories about NMHF! Hope all will have theirs real soon…what a TREAT! The music , the pics and the liner notes…AMAZING! Have to get my gifting copies in the mail….sent emails to all that theirs will be coming!

    Hoping for some vids of the Easter Devotional….really do miss seeing David sing! The Christmas ones were SO BEAUTIFUL!

    Off to vote then Nana patrol! ENJOY YOUR DAY AND NMHF! 🙂 🙂

  180. Kimberly Ann says:

    joujou hi! ha or not handle it!! 🙂

    good morning folks!

    Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆ ‏@LadyVmusic 3h
    Btw I’m so happy you guys love hfo.. If you remember I said ages ago it my fav song that @DavidArchie and I wrote with matt 🙂

  181. olemr2001 says:

    DRA video — 101,107 views

  182. Miss Vicki DA#2014 says:


  183. Janel aka Nellie says:

    Good morning, the sun is shining, the tank is clean and we are getting out of here……ahhhhhh the tank is clean! Curse you AquaScum! Sorry, channeling my inner Nemo!
    I was asked to do a write up for the fan dinner to send in to FOD. I’m relying on others who were there too because I didn’t take a lot of pics. So, anyone who sees this and wants to, send your pics and story to FOD and they can kind of combine our stories and pics.

  184. Candy says:

    Welcome Home Kim-I guess he figured it was safe to mention where he was as fans havent stalked him in Chile. Actually not one person has made the trip, or bothered him in any way. Probably more to his surprise then ours! Most have gone about their business as they were asked to do.

  185. Candy says:

    Hi Janel -sounds like your get-together was a huge success, congrats to you! Meeting up with David friends is one of the things I miss the most!

  186. Shanny in Australia says:

    Hey guys.
    Love,.love,.love Kari’s tweet about FOD! lol
    Hi Kari! *waving* lol

    All these little bits slipping out about the liner notes. I want to wait to enjoy everything in all it’s glory when I’m holding the album in my hands…but…I’m loving all the little teeny tiny tidbits people have shared. 🙂 ohhhhh can’t wait, can’t wait!
    Fun listening to everyone sharing their experiences of finding or not finding the album in their letterboxes/local walmarts too. 🙂

  187. sarahhazel says:

    Good morning, folks!!!
    Me too also thinks one elder is jelly….haha….”perfect pitch”….LOL
    Janel–looking forward to the dinner recap and pics. 🙂

  188. Kimberly Ann says:

    Candy would be kind of crazy to go to Chile from the states.. and expensive!!

  189. sarahhazel says:

    What’s this about new Twitter rules about trending parties?

  190. Shanny in Australia says:

    Janel – tank cleaning….?? Early in the morning…?
    Have you got a dirty fish tank that you just cleaned at the crack of dawn after a night out spazzing with the Archies? lol

    Good morning to all you early morning risers. 🙂

    Miss Vicki – ahhhhh enjoy! Sounds like the perfect day to start the week.
    Olemr2001 – wow! Thats almost crazy!

    Candy – so we know he wrote the liner notes while out on his mission then. Makes it sweeter. 🙂

  191. sarahhazel says:

    A few more days before the Easter devotional! 🙂

  192. Shanny in Australia says:

    ”perfect day to start the week”

    Strike that. I know we’re in different time zones but it’s not THAT different.

    I meant…’perfect way to start the day’. lol

  193. sarahhazel says:

    FlyFM won’t let me vote….blank page. 😡

  194. sarahhazel says:

    Listening to my CD now! Feels really good! 😀

  195. Shanny in Australia says:

    Huh, yeah that Elder’s got a ‘raw’ way of talking. Don’t think his intentions are bad but he sure could do with learning to consider all the ways his words could be misinterpreted. And yep, think he’s a little green…but if he’s been kicked out like he indicates…i can understand him being hurt, angry, disappointed about that. Hopefully he learns over the course of his mission. Life is happier when you’re not busy harbouring resentment.

  196. Janel aka Nellie says:

    Sarah, no don’t own any fish, just channeling my inner nemo like I said. Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming, swimming, swimming, what do we do we swim, swim, ’cause when we WAAAAAANNNNT to swim……
    Just in a good mood that’s all. Had fun last night, cookies are finally done, going to lunch with a friend today whom I haven’t seen since before I was married. Fun, fun!

  197. Kimberly Ann says:

    Shanny he just sounds like a regular guy to me.. venting. David is the exception.

  198. sarahhazel says:

    Janel–LOL…I love Nemo and swimming….have a fun-filled day!

  199. Shanny in Australia says:

    Sarahhazel – woot woot! Whats your favourite at the moment?

    Janel – lol – are you singing a song now? lol No, don’t answer that…what I DO understand is that you’re happy and that’s a good thing and all I need to understand. lolol

    Kim – wow, Hawaii with the grandies would be fun. Glad you had a great time and got home safely too. 🙂

  200. sarahhazel says:

    KimA–“David is the exception.” 🙂 😀

  201. sarahhazel says:

    Shanny–HFO on top, followed by NEBTD, DRA & NM.

  202. Shanny in Australia says:

    Kim, I’m sure david vents sometimes – just chooses wisely. Maybe why he also took to journal writing so much. Can be very cathartic.

    Actually…i think TOSOD and Begin contain a lot of David’s ‘venting’ about one thing and another. Which I like. Want to know the whole him.

  203. nora says:

    sarahhazel I have been trying all morning to vote on FLY FM but would not let me on the site, David is #9, not fair we could not vote, What is up with that? Just let me on now, too little to late.

  204. Shanny in Australia says:

    Sarahhazel – I think i’m going to have to write up an ‘Archie-app’ that deciphers all the acronyms. lol
    HFO sounds very promising indeed. I really like Notice Me. Speaking from previously obviously as I haven’t heard any of the songs on this album yet.

  205. Candy says:

    sarah-rumor on twitter is that unless someone follows you, you wont be able to see there tweets, that would kill updates from Kari. Hoping its not true.

  206. sarahhazel says:

    Shanny–really??? except for HFO, the rest of them have been in YT for a while now.

  207. Shanny in Australia says:

    hmmm…david’s TEAM is tweeting today about Crystal B from his twitter account. Gina Orr also manages David and Crystal doesn’t she? Maybe ‘David’s team’ on twitter is Gina?

  208. sarahhazel says:

    Candy–thanks for answering that.

  209. Shanny in Australia says:

    Sarahhazel, when I suspected there would be only a few ‘new’ songs I decided to avoid listening to any of the new stuff. Of course i’ve.heard and sung along many times to all the old material. Hence why I can say I like Notice Me without having listened to this album.

  210. sarahhazel says:

    Shanny–oh, that’s what you meant….got me confused there….haha….

  211. Shanny in Australia says:

    Sarahhazel, just saw your story about seeing the missionaries at walmart. It made me think…if any of you see missionaries, if you feel ok about it, you should tell them you are a fan of David Archuletas and he is on a mission in Chile at the moment and you’re waiting for him to return. I think they would appreciate hearing that and it would be a tick for David Archuleta in their minds. Subliminaly advertising our guy! 😉

  212. sarahhazel says:

    Shanny–I’m too shy to do that….LOL

  213. Shanny in Australia says:

    I’m glad Walmart tweeted about NMHF. Goes to show they see the excitement over them carrying his music and hopefully increases their desire to stock D’s music in the future.

  214. sarahhazel says:

    Shanny–maybe if they get a lot of requests….they will put more…..let’s hope so!

  215. Shanny in Australia says:

    Sarahhazel…lol…I’m LDS obviously and I know what you mean…they’re still strangers after all. lol There have been times when i’ve felt a little shy too. But that doesn’t stop us from beeping and waving like crazy loons whenever we drive past some mish’s walking along. lol

  216. sarahhazel says:

    Shanny–yup, it’s David’s fault we do these kinda things. 😉

  217. sarahhazel says:

    Time for the mundane…..BBL

  218. Shanny in Australia says:

    Sarahhazel – lol…or maybe it’s a matter of like attracts like. Or in other words, loonies attract other loonies. 😉

    Well enjoy your mundane if you can….as for me, I’m ready for a snoozefest.

    Take care all. 🙂

  219. Kimberly Ann says:

    AOL Radio ‏@AOLRadio 50s
    You voted for it @DavidArchie fans – ‘Heart Falls Out’ has been added to New Pop First. http://aolradio.slacker.com/station/new-pop-first

  220. Kimberly Ann says:

    Jeff LeBlanc ‏@jleblancmusic 5m
    My touring buddy @DavidArchie has a new album out called “No Matter How Far”… check it out!

  221. Kimberly Ann says:


    6) Lack of compelling contestants. The women this year are truly talented. All five of them are good to great. But the guys, while some can sing competently, are Lunesta in the personality department. There isn’t a quirky Casey Abrams type or gutsy Adam Lambert in the mix. Nobody is bringing in the types of fervent fans that, say, David Archuleta did. “Idol” kept Zoanette Johnson around as long as they could because she has a crazy personality but ultimately, too unhinged on the singing side.

  222. Kimberly Ann says:

    AOL Radio ‏@AOLRadio 8m
    This week on New Pop First: New music by @ArianaGrande, @JessicaESanchez, @iamwill & @justinbieber, @DavidArchie: http://aol.it/tr2lXl

  223. Janel aka Nellie says:

    Joanie/Sutty sent you an email with the story and pics from the fan dinner. There might be more and better pics out there, but I sent you everything I have.

  224. sarahhazel says:

    Woot! HFO added to NPF!
    Nice that JLB tweeted about the album….love that guy!

  225. Kimberly Ann says:

    ♛ ‏@scarredupwrist 1m
    Look what I got at Barnes and Nobles. @DavidArchie’s new CD.

  226. Kimberly Ann says:

    Erin Riley ⚓ ‏@ErinRiley17 16m
    David Archuleta is the most adorable person alive.

  227. Kimberly Ann says:

    Susan ‏@SusanFOD 13m
    http://www.orrigami.com/default.html – Orrigami Entertainment – @DavidArchie and Crystal Bowersox

  228. Kimberly Ann says:

    maribelcanadaarchie ‏@bel1archie 2m
    @DavidArchie @kariontour I just found “No Matter How Far” cd at Walmart Guildford BC Canada.WooHooo!!! EXCITED!

    Kari Sellards ‏@kariontour 28s
    @bel1archie that’s great! Thank you BC @walmart for having #NoMatterHowFar by @davidarchie

  229. Kimberly Ann says:

    Kari Sellards ‏@kariontour 7m
    RT @AOLRadio: You voted for it @DavidArchie fans – ‘Heart Falls Out’ has been added to New Pop First. http://aolradio.slacker.com/station/new-pop-first

  230. nora says:

    Good Morning received my cds from Walmart, haven’t open them yet, stopped at my Walmart in Lowell, Ma. looked all over no NMHF, wasn’t with all the new released so checked everything found just ONE copy filed with the American Idol stuff, so I bought the ONE copy and complained to the clerk about where they put it, it happens all the time there with David’s music. Just got back from the dentist BBL

  231. Kimberly Ann says:

    NMHF CD is adorable.. has a young vibe to it. like David.

  232. sarahhazel says:


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