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Alanis Morissette, Sonos Celebrate Music Listening At Sonos Studio
Aug 15, 2012 (06:08 PM EDT)


Live Acoustic Performance and Listening Party Presents Target Exclusive Version of 'Havoc and Bright Lights'

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonos, the leading manufacturer of wireless HiFi systems, has teamed up with Target to host an exclusive listening party and intimate performance set with Alanis Morissette at the Sonos Studio in Los Angeles on Monday, August 20 at 8:00 p.m.  Morissette will personally introduce and create conversation around the creative process behind her highly-anticipated album "Havoc and Bright Lights," which includes exclusive tracks available only at Target.

This intimate performance and listening event will explore on Morissette's music career, inspirations and motivation. A live Q&A moderated by Billboard Magazine's Phil Gallo will include standout tracks from the album to spark discussion, followed by a short acoustic performance. The Sonos Studio environment offers an exceptional backdrop for both the performance and conversation, with its acoustically-designed listening gallery.

For two decades, Alanis Morissette has been one of the most influential singer-songwriter-musicians in contemporary music. Her deeply expressive performances and passion for music have earned worldwide praise and sales of over 60 million albums. Her new album explores the evolution of her entire body of work as being an experience of courage and dedication.   

The Target exclusive version of Morissette's "Havoc and Bright Lights" will contain three additional tracks, "Big Sur,"  "Guru," and "Permission."  These three tracks will only be available at Target when the album launches August 28. 

Target is also a premier retailer for Sonos' wireless HiFi home music systems, which are highly regarded by music enthusiasts and celebrated professional musicians for their exceptional sound quality and design.

Fans can check out highlights from this private Sonos Studio event at Blog.Sonos.com, Facebook.com/Sonos, @Sonos and YouTube.com/sonos.

ABOUT SONOS, INC.
Founded in 2002, Sonos is the leading manufacturer of wireless HiFi home music systems. With Sonos you can stream all the music on earth wirelessly, from any source to every room and control it with your Android® smartphone or tablet, iOS device Mac and PC. In addition to playing your personal digital music collection, The Sonos Wireless HiFi System gives you access to millions of songs and thousands of radio stations by partnering with Amazon Cloud Player, Pandora, SiriusXM and Spotify and many more. The award-winning system is available at more than 11,000 retailers in over 65 countries worldwide; or direct from Sonos at www.sonos.com.  Sonos is a privately-held company, headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA with offices in Cambridge, MA, Hilversum, Netherlands, Beijing and Shenzhen, China, and Penang, Malaysia.

ABOUT TARGET:
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,772 stores across the United States and at Target.com. The company plans to open its first stores in Canada in 2013. In addition, the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week. For more information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood.

ABOUT ALANIS MORISSETTE: Since 1995 Alanis Morissette has been one of the most influential singer-songwriter-musicians in contemporary music.  Her deeply expressive music and performances have earned vast critical praise, 12 Canadian Juno Awards, 7 Grammy® Awards (with an additional 14 nominations), a Golden Globe nomination and sales of over 60 million albums worldwide.  Morissette's 1995 debut, "JAGGED LITTLE PILL," was followed by such eclectic and acclaimed albums as "SUPPOSED FORMER INFATUATION JUNKIE" (1998), "MTV UNPLUGGED" (1999), "UNDER RUG SWEPT" (2002), "SO-CALLED CHAOS" (2004), "JAGGED LITTLE PILL ACOUSTIC" (2005), her greatest hits album, "THE COLLECTION" (2005), "FLAVORS OF ENTANGLEMENT"(2008), as well as musical contributions to theatrical releases.  Most recently Alanis has acted on the small screen with roles in hit television series "Weeds" and "Up All Night," and has appeared as a celebrity guest mentor on the current season of "The Voice."  On August 28th 2012, Alanis will release her highly anticipated seventh studio album, HAVOC AND BRIGHT LIGHTS (Collective Sounds/Sony RED).  Recorded in Los Angeles, the album marks the songstress' first release in four years. For more information see www.alanis.com.

Contact:

Christina Lee, Rogers & Cowan for Sonos


(310-854-8163)




Erica Julkowski, Target Communications


(612) 761-6641

SOURCE Sonos