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SOURCE Walt Disney Records
SERIES STARS BELLA THORNE AND ZENDAYA ROCK THE DEBUT SINGLE AND VIDEO, "CONTAGIOUS LOVE"
BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, Bella Thorne and Zendaya have the floor – the dance floor, that is, as the stars of Disney Channel's hit series "Shake It Up" anchor Shake It Up: I <3 Dance soundtrack, a new Walt Disney Records collection of blazing dance tracks featured in the third season of the show. With performances by Bella and Zendaya, fellow Disney stars Selena Gomez, Bridgit Mendler, Roshon Fegan and Caroline Sunshine, as well as up-and-coming stars Coco Jones, McClain Sisters and more, the full soundtrack receives its Radio Disney Planet Premiere on Feb. 23, and then arrives at stores and digital retailers nationwide March 5th.
A concept music video of the debut single, "Contagious Love," featuring Bella Thorne and Zendaya, and directed by Justin Francis (Demi Lovato, Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani) debuts on Disney Channel Friday, March 1. Another focus track, "This is My Dance Floor" by Bella and Zendaya, will be featured in an upcoming lyrics-based video airing on Disney Channel in March; the video made its online debut on Feb. 11.
Songs featured on the album are:
As a bonus, the album includes the smooth and soulful track "We're Dancing (Alex Ghenea 3.0 Remix)" by Hollywood Records artist Bridgit Mendler.
With the third season of the dance-driven comedy series well under way, "Shake It Up" remains the #1 live-action TV series in its time period among Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11. The show chronicles the adventures of best friends CeCe (Bella Thorne) and Rocky (Zendaya), whose dreams of becoming professional dancers are realized when they land roles as background dancers on the most popular teen dance show, "Shake It Up, Chicago!"
Executive produced by Rob Lotterstein ("The War at Home," "Ellen") and Eileen Conn ("Mad About You," "Just Shoot Me!"), "Shake It Up" stars Zendaya and Bella Thorne as Rocky Blue and CeCe Jones, Davis Cleveland as Flynn Jones, Roshon Fegan as Ty Blue, Adam Irigoyen as Deuce Martinez and Caroline Sunshine as Tinka Hessenheffer. Recurring are Anita Barone as Georgia Jones and Ainsley Bailey as Dina Garcia.
New episodes of "Shake It Up" air Sundays at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT on Disney Channel. The series is a production of It's A Laugh Productions, Inc. It carries a TV-G parental guideline.
The Shake It Up: I <3 Dance soundtrack is currently available for pre-order at both iTunes and Amazon.com. For more information on Walt Disney Records' releases, please visit Disney.com/music, become a fan at Facebook.com/disneymusic or follow us at Twitter.com/disneymusic.
For more information please contact:
Maria Kleinman - Walt Disney Records/Disney Music Group Publicity
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