Hilary Duff's first single -Chasing the Sun', written by Colbie Caillat, Jason Reeves and Toby Gad and produced by Toby Gad, will be available to purchase from all digital music providers on July 29th through RCA Records and Sony Music Entertainment Australia. -Chasing the Sun' is available for pre-order now http://smarturl.it/Chasing.The.Sun with the music video also set to premiere on VEVO on July 29th.
As Duff says, 'I couldn't be more excited to join the RCA family! I love my team there and feel so lucky to be in the company of their talented artists. I came to them with my vision for the album and it has been a real labor of love, but something I am so proud of. -Chasing The Sun' is just a peek into my new album. I've worked very hard and the album is a great representation of the experiences I've had in my life and where I want to go from here!
'I took a break from music for quite a while, but it gave me the power to choose my next steps carefully and I'm really proud of the album I've made. -Chasing The Sun' is a light and fun summer song that I hope helps people to feel a little more carefree," states Duff.
"We are thrilled to welcome Hilary Duff to the RCA Records family," says Peter Edge, Chairman & CEO, RCA Records. "She is a supremely talented young woman, who after achieving massive success at a young age, continues to be an extraordinarily creative, relevant and cutting edge performer with a enduring appeal."
'Hilary Duff is a global superstar, a talented singer, actress and performer and we are thrilled to welcome her to RCA Records," says Tom Corson, President & COO, RCA Records.
Hilary gained fame in the Disney Channel's top-rated series Lizzie McGuire in 2001. Shortly after, Duff starred in numerous feature films including The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Agent Cody Banks, A Cinderella Story, Cheaper by the Dozen, and more serious roles such as co-starring in John Cusack's critically acclaimed 2008 film War, Inc. and According to Greta, in which Hilary plays the title character and co-stars with Oscar winner Ellyn Burstyn. Coming up, Hilary is set to grace the silver screen once again in her role as twenty-something Kelsey in TV Land's newest original series Younger, starring alongside Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar and Miriam Shor. The series is written, executive produced and directed by Darren Star of Sex and the City and is based on the novel of the same name by Pamela Redmond Satran.
In addition to her acting, Duff also has a prolific global and successful singing career. As well as a string of hit singles such as -Come Clean' and ARIA Top 10 Platinum single -So Yesterday', Duff's album METAMORPHOSIS (2003) reached #1 on the US Billboard 200 Chart selling four million copies including Platinum sales in Australia. Duff's self-titled album release (2004) reached the Top 10 on the ARIA Chart also achieving Platinum sales. Overall, Hilary has sold more than 15 million records worldwide.
Hilary is passionate about several charitable causes, especially those involving children and animals. Her charity work includes the founding of Blessings in a Back Pack which helps inner city schoolchildren get the nutrition they need as well as being involved with Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Now in 2014, Duff has signed with RCA Records and as well as releasing -Chasing The Sun', she is currently finalising her fifth studio album. The highly anticipated and buzzed about album is slated for a spring release and marks her first original material since 2007.