|Music Beat CR Sept 21|
|Written by Production|
|Wednesday, 02 September 2009 10:46 AM America/New_York|
Love & War (Fervent Records/Word Distribution), the new project from BarlowGirl, was released Sept. 8, ahead of its scheduled Sept. 22 release date due to strong demand. The group, comprised of three sisters, was to celebrate the CD's release with a party at Rock the Universe at Universal Studios Orlando.
Canadian rockers Hawk Nelson return with Live Life Loud!, releasing Sept. 22 from BEC Recordings/EMI CMG Distribution. The project includes the songs "Meaning of Life," " 'Tis So Sweet" and the title track. The group is currently touring with Skillet on the Awake and Alive tour.
Brother and sister BeBe and CeCe Winans reunite for the first time in 15 years with the Oct. 6 release of Still (B&C Records/Malaco Distribution). The GRAMMY-winning siblings invited fans to the recording studio through YouTube videos and Twitter posts. They will also embark on a reunion tour this fall.
Chynna Phillips, former member of pop trio Wilson Phillips, enters Christian music with Chynna & Vaughan, along with singer Vaughan Penn. The duo will release its debut project, One Reason (Reunion Records/Provident-Integrity Distribution), Oct. 6.
The newest album from singer Javen, Keeping the Faith, released Aug. 25 from Melrose Music Group/Universal Music Christian Group (EMI CMG Distribution). Javen, who has shared the stage with Kirk Franklin and Reba McEntire, was once a co-host on Paula White Today.
Worship artist Matt Maher's sophomore project, Alive Again, releases Sept. 22 on Essential Records (Provident Integrity Distribution). The album was produced by Christopher Stevens (Delirious, Toby Mac) and Paul Moak (Mat Kearney, CompassionArt).
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