The first single, “Crush“, was released to radio on August 1, 2008
“Crush” is the debut single by American Idol season seven runner-up David Archuleta. It was first released to radio stations via New York City’s radio station Z100 on August 1, 2008, and commercially in the United States on August 12, 2008, through digital distribution. “Crush” was produced by Emanuel Kiriakou and co-written by Kiriakou, Jess Cates and Dave Hodges.
The song was recorded for his self-titled first album, which was released on November 11, 2008.