“A Thousand Years” is the second single perfromed by American singer and songwriter Christina Perri from the album The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 Soundtrack. The song was released as Perri’s new single. The song was released on October 18, 2011 for digital download. In the music video for ‘The Twilight Saga’s Breaking Dawn Part I’ soundtrack, Perri sings her yearning for a love she’s been long waiting for. The song debuted at #74 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and at #70 on Canadian Hot 100.