The latest Christian & mainstream music news, from NZ and around the world! You'll also be hearing a lot of this on the music news on the Late Show with George (and Dan) at 9.10pm weeknights and the new music pulse on Saturdays.
Lifehouse have released a new single featuring vocals from Natasha Bedingfield!! The song "Between The Raindrops" will be on the bands new album expected to release later this year. Sadly, the single isn't up on NZ iTunes yet. I'll keep my eyes posted there for you.
Last night, Dan and Luke & Joel from Parachute Music announced the major headliners for Parachute 2013.
Added to Switchfoot & Newsboys, we've got Lecrae, FamilyForceFive, HillsongUnited, OhSleeper, Tigertown, NewEmpire, SherynBinks and plenty of kiwis including the one-time-only reunion of Mumsdollar!!
But be warned - ticket sales are capped at 17,500, and the first tier of pricing has just sold out - get to iticket.co.nz and claim yours before they run out!
A few stellar releases this week!
You've got Paper Route with the long-awaited follow up to Absense - get The Peace Of Wild Things, with the songs "Better Life" & "You & I".
NZers Farah Loux (formerly Alaska), have released their debut Flaws with the new single "K.I.D.S". It's 'Pay What You Want' so flick them some coin when you download it.
And old-schoolers Group 1 Crewb have released Fearless, their first album as a duo - for all you dancey types out there.
Picking any of these up?? What do you reckon?
September is shaping up to be a nice big album release month. You've got new releases from Paper Route and Mumford & Sons to look forward to, but this week:
Lecrae has released Gravity, his SIXTH studio album.
Aaaand Derek Webb has officially released Ctrl, even though it's been available on his website for a couple of weeks already.