Glee's New Directions rivals, The Dalton Academy Warblers to have their own release, Glee: The Music presents The Warblers, available today, Tuesday, April 19th. This release features songs performed by The Dalton Academy Warblers, a male a capella group starring Darren Criss, Chris Colfer and the Tufts University Beelzebubs, tackling such hits as Destiny Child's "Bills, Bills, Bills", P!nk's "Raise Your Glass", Train's "Hey Soul Sister" and Wings' "Silly Love Songs". The Dalton Academy Warblers debuted on Glee this season with a bang as their version of Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" had the best first-week sales of any Glee track to date. Check out the Warblers singing 'Hey Soul Sister' lead by Darren Criss on the Today Show below!
Also featured on Glee: The Music presents The Warblers are two album exclusives, the much talked about opening performance of Barbra Streisand's "What Kind of Fool" from the 2011 MusiCares Person of the Year gala and a never before heard rendition of Rod Stewart's "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" (see below for full track listing).
In just one season, songs from The Dalton Academy Warblers have sold 1.3 million tracks to add to the over 26 million singles and 10 million Glee albums sold worldwide. Glee broke the record for most charted songs by a single act in the Billboard Hot 100's history, currently with 120 hits beating Elvis Presley's long held record of 108. Glee is also now the top television program to be producing the most Top 10 albums, passing, American Idol.