Get ready to hear The Tenors like you’ve never heard them before.

On their new album, Under One Sky, the multi-platinum JUNO-Award winning band co-wrote eight tunes, showing facets of themselves they’ve longed to share with their millions of fans.

The Tenors kicked off a 70-city North American tour in September, including stadium shows in Canada, and can’t wait to perform their new material. “We were thinking about the live show with this album,” said Walters. “When you come to the live show you get so many pockets of different styles, and we love to show our humor by interacting with our audience. That’s why people seem to gravitate towards us. You’ll hear us go from something more pop to something that’s in Italian or Spanish with a big sound.”

“We’ve had eight years together and we wanted to turn those memories into music,” said Clifton Murray, who is joined in The Tenors by Victor Micallef, Remigio Pereira and Fraser Walters.

The Canadian group has written a handful of songs for their previous three sets, but Under One Sky marks the first time their songwriting talents stand toe-to-toe with their vocal prowess. In the process, they’ve created a rich collection that expands on their earlier efforts, while delving deeper into their collective strength as artists.

“That this band has been seen as just four singers is a bit of a misconception,” said Pereira. “When you peel away the onion, you get many layers. With each album, we built more confidence to write for ourselves.”

The four members wrote individually and in pairs, often teaming with top co-writers including Walter Afanasieff (Mariah Carey, Josh Groban) and Steve Diamond (Faith Hill, Eric Clapton).

“Tenor groups aren’t known for going out and writing like a band,” said Micallef. “We came to the table as singers, but we’re also songwriters and musicians and we’re using all our talents, not just our voices, onstage. We get to show all our colours.”

That’s not to say they are abandoning the blueprint that made them beloved. Under One Sky’s material covers the full range of tunes that have made The Tenors one of the most popular live draws across the globe. In addition to the originals, Under One Sky includes the foursome’s reinventions of contemporary classics like “Lean on Me” and “You Are So Beautiful,” a swoon-worthy duet featuring Walters’ wife, Kelly Levesque, as well as their glorious interpretations of classical pieces “Granada,” “Besame Mucho” and “Agnus Dei.”

Over the years, The Tenors’ musical diversity has become one of their primary strengths. “There used to be hesitation because we didn’t want to confuse our audience by introducing too many different genres into one show or CD, but we’ve learned that this was one of our greatest strengths, which, in fact, the audience craves,” said Micallef. “We’re not targeting any one audience; we’re just playing from our heart.”

Since their formation in 2007, The Tenors have performed more than 500 concerts on five continents and made over 150 television appearances, including on The Oprah Winfrey Show (with Céline Dion), at the 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting at the White House, at the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals, the 2012 Emmy Awards, Her Majesty The Queen’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee at Windsor Castle in England, and the 2010 Vancouver Olympic opening ceremonies. They have shared the stage with such artists as Andrea Bocelli, Sting, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Jennifer Hudson, Ellie Goulding, Justin Bieber, Earth, Wind & Fire and more.

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