The Live Album and Concert Film Receives Glowing Praise from Critics
Exclusive Premiere of Aussie Duo’s “Fine Fine Life” Live Video Today at CBN.com
Nashville, TN – (October 15, 2013) – for KING & COUNTRY’s live album and concert film, Hope Is What We Crave │Live, is available today at digital outlets and physical retailers. This live project was filmed at The Factory in Franklin, TN, on the final night of their inaugural headlining tour, “The Proof of Your Love Tour,” in November 2012. It features nine live performances from their critically-acclaimed debut album, Crave, which was named iTunes’ “Breakthrough Christian & Gospel Album of 2012.” Fans can catch a sneak peek into the footage as the Christian Broadcasting Network is premiering the “Fine Fine Life” video exclusively today at CBN.com. This evening, for KING & COUNTRY will perform their nominated single “The Proof of Your Love” and will debut a new song “Fix My Eyes” at the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards in Nashville, TN. They are also nominated for seven Dove Awards including “New Artist of the Year,” “Song of the Year” and “Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year.” The duo’s new single “Hope Is What We Crave” just went for adds at radio and is already closing in on the Top 25.
Hope Is What We Crave │Live has critics praising the project both for its exceptional live music and as a memorable experience:
“This is a live album not to be missed or even be unsure about- this is a great album, no matter what your genre of music that you listen to.” – Indie Vision Music
“Through their music, you can see that they are living proof of His Love. The live album as a whole is remarkably stunning.” – SJD Music for Christian Living
“While their debut album introduced fans to very solid songs, this release of live versions of those songs has taken them to a whole other level.” – Vertical Hope
“It’s not just an experience, but a time of worship with a band that in the end wants to point others to Christ.” – Christian Music Zine
“Whether you are just now discovering them or have enjoyed them since the beginning, Hope Is What We Crave Live CD/DVD is sure to be a great addition to your collection and one I’m sure you’ll want to enjoy over and over again.” – Christian Music Review
“For fans who want to watch the concert, there’s the DVD; for fans who want to sing along in the car, there’s the CD. Either way, you’re in for a treat.” – Hollywood Jesus
“for KING & COUNTRY’s ‘Hope Is What We Crave LIVE,’ offers up so much good music that you need to add it to your musical collection.” – Christian Rockers Online
for KING & COUNTRY are currently on the Newsboys’ “Restart” tour through October. In December, they’ll join Big Daddy Weave and Meredith Andrews for 10 dates on the “K-LOVE Christmas Tour.”
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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