Featuring the Voices of Chris Tomlin, David Crowder*Band,Charlie Hall, Matt Redman, Christy Nockels,Kristian Stanfill, Lecrae and 22,000 College Students,
Passion: Here For You Releases This Week
Debuts at No. 6 on iTunes ® Top Albums Overall Chart
Nashville, Tenn. March 9, 2011… Recorded live amidst the voices of 22,000 college-aged young people, Passion: Here For you is available nationwide and via all digital outlets. The album has already skyrocketed to No. 6 on iTunes ® Top Albums Overall Chart and can be downloaded here. The live recording from Passion 2011 features 12 songs, with a digital deluxe version, that features 15 songs from Chris Tomlin, David Crowder*Band, Charlie Hall, Matt Redman, Christy Nockels, Kristian Stanfill plus special guest Lecrae.
The sold out, four day conference was held at the Georgia World Congress Center and Philips Arena in Atlanta. In addition to music, Passion 2011 featured talks from Passion Founder and Passion City Church Pastor Louie Giglio along with other notable speakers and best-selling authors John Piper, Beth Moore, Andy Stanley and Francis Chan. The students generously gave more than 1.1 million dollars for global needs through the “Do Something Now” campaign. These needs included sponsoring a child through Compassion International, providing funds to build wells in India to supply fresh water, helping set up loans so families can start their own business in Afghanistan and more.
To catch a glimpse of Passion 2011 LIVE, watch powerhouse vocalist Christy Nockels perform her new song “Waiting Here For You."
The debut of Passion: Here For You comes less than a month before Passion Ft. Worth, which takes place April 1-3 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. To register for the Ft. Worth event and Passion 2012, in addition to finding more information on Passion, please visit http://268generation.com/.
Media are also taking notice of the latest Passion: Here For You record saying…
“If you want to experience a spine tingling worship experience then you can't go wrong with the biggest names in the business. Tomlin, Stanfill, Crowder, Nockels, Hall, Redman and guest vocalist Lecrae are all in top form on this excellent Passion: Here For You album, easily the best in this great series.” - NewReleaseTuesday.com
"Giving listeners a glimpse of what it's like to worship with thousands of college students, this album provides more than just an amazing listening experience. It calls you to worship. Each song magnifies the name of Jesus and impacts worshippers to live out Isaiah 26:8. These anthems will be sung for years to come." – Baptist Standard
“Passion once again delivers a beautiful uplifting disc that makes every person who failed to make the trip to the Atlanta conference jealous of the rich experience.” - Soul-Audio.com
“Kristian Stanfill covers a great Hillsong United tune, ‘Forever Reign.’ One radical change: Lecrae adds a stirring rap segment to the song ‘Shadows’ by Passion regulars David Crowder*Band.” - ChristianityToday.com
“The Passion series recording have been coming out annually since 1998, and spawned some huge worship releases over the years. This year is no different, as worship leaders such as Chris Tomlin, David Crowder, Christy Nockels and Kristian Stanfill round out the crew. In addition, rapper Lecrae is featured on two songs to introduce his incredible skills to a whole new crowd… a very solid release.” - HollywoodJesus.com
“To sum it up, Passion’s latest offering Here for You is full of great worship songs.” - Walk Thru the Bible Ministries
This will be the follow-up record to the recently GRAMMY ® and Dove Award nominated album Passion: Awakening that debuted at No. 15 on Billboard’s Top 200 when it released in March 2010 selling over 25,000 units garnering the No. 1 on the Christian Albums Chart.
About The Passion Movement:
The Passion Movement and the messages of founder Louie Giglio have marked the lives of millions of people around the globe, calling people everywhere to live for the glory of God. Focused on the collegiate age group - yet spilling over to people of all ages - Passion exists to unite students for spiritual awakening in this generation. From its inception, the movement of Passion has birthed new anthems of worship, influencing countless churches and helping to define the current worship climate and establish artists Chris Tomlin, David Crowder*Band, Charlie Hall, Matt Redman, Christy Nockels, Kristian Stanfill and Passion. For more information please visit http://268generation.com.
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