Dove Awards’ “New Artist of the Year” Is Currently on Tour with Newsboys
Nashville, TN – (October 2013) – Fresh on the heels of being named “New Artist of the Year” at the 44th Annual Dove Awards, for KING & COUNTRY are releasing their first Christmas CD, Into The Silent Night The EP, everywhere now (iTunes link: intothesilentnightep). Produced by Seth Mosley, Ainslie Grosser and for KING & COUNTRY, the five track album features the duo’s reimagined versions of Christmas classics “Angels We Have Heard on High” and “Little Drummer Boy” and two original songs “Into The Silent Night” and “Baby Boy” (both in studio and live). In addition, just last week for KING & COUNTRY released a live album and concert film featuring live versions of their critically-acclaimed debut album, Crave. Fan cans catch them out on the road this fall with Newsboys and in December when they join Big Daddy Weave and Meredith Andrews on the K-LOVE Christmas Tour. They’ll also mark the Christmas season with a series of special performances at two of the nation’s largest churches. They’ll perform at Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church in Southern California on November 30 – December 2 and at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY, on December 21 and 22.
Early reviews have Into The Silent Night The EP already garnering acclaim amongst critics:
“In the age where the market is saturated with forgettable and predictable Christmas tunes, it’s truly refreshing to see a release that is not only musically memorable and enjoyable from start to finish, but one that also manages to keep the prime focus throughout…This is one Christmas release you don’t have to think twice about adding to your regular Christmas rotation.” – NewReleaseTuesday.com
“Showcasing for KING & COUNTRY’s signature sounds while embracing melodies old and new, the duo have crafted four quality songs that will no doubt find fans old and new pressing repeat this Christmas season.” – Soul-Audio.com
“This will be an album that will warm your Christmas spirit and feed your desire for modern worship…Don’t miss on the opportunity to get The Silent Night The EP…Maybe even help yourself, and the world, really, by encouraging your Christmas hymnal family to do the same.” – ExploreChristianMusic.com
for KING & COUNTRY, recently named “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” at the first annual K-LOVE Fan Awards, made their late night debut on January 10 performing “The Proof Of Your Love” on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” In 2012, for KING & COUNTRY were named as one of Billboard’s 17 acts to watch and were CCM’s best-selling new artist. New Release Tuesday noted that Crave was “One of the Best Debut Projects in Years!” ET’s “The Insider” said the duo, “make music that speaks directly to your heart” and have been “gaining popularity in the alt-rock genre.” American Songwriter commented that “for KING & COUNTRY may just be Australia’s answer to Coldplay.”
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