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  • "7x70" from No Far Away
    Views 5170 Views | Comments 2 Comments
  • "Battle" from No Far Away
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  • "Bye Bye Bye/Bad Blood (Mashup)" from Bye Bye Bye/Bad Blood (Mashup)
    Views 577 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Candy Wrap (Video)" from The Candy Wrap - Single
    Views 41368 Views | Comments 6 Comments
  • "Delivery" from Seasons
    Views 82 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Drop Your Stone" from The Maker
    Views 728 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Everything" from Seasons
    Views 84 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Lips" from Seasons
    Views 125 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Moonlight" from Seasons
    Views 126 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Nothing's Beyond Broken" from Seasons
    Views 185 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Pieces" from Pieces (Single)
    Views 379 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Seasons" from Seasons
    Views 134 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "The Discount Song" from The Discount Song (Single)
    Views 549 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "The Maker" from The Maker
    Views 1649 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "This Side of Heaven" from The Upside Of Down
    Views 1576 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Worry" from Seasons
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  • "You And Me" from Seasons
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    Latest News
    Chris August Drops New Album 'Seasons'
    (Monday, June 04, 2018)
    Jason Gray Announces 'Christmas Is Coming' Tour
    (Monday, October 23, 2017)
    Multi-Artist Compilation Album Celebrates Beloved Devotional 'My Utmost For His Highest'
    (Tuesday, September 26, 2017)
    Artists Announce 'Night of Hope' Hurricane Harvey Relief Concert
    (Wednesday, September 06, 2017)
    Chris August Gets Married
    (Tuesday, February 09, 2016)
    Artists Revel In Nashville Snow Day
    (Friday, January 22, 2016)
    Finding Favour Included In Apple's A-List Playlist
    (Friday, July 03, 2015)
    Chris August Brings *NSYNC, T-Swift Together
    (Thursday, July 02, 2015)
    Chris August Releases Lyric Video for "Drop Your Stone"
    (Tuesday, April 21, 2015)
    B.Reith Added to Camp Electric 2015 Lineup
    (Friday, April 17, 2015)
    Chris August's The Maker Debuts To Strong Support Among Critics and Fans
    (Tuesday, April 07, 2015)
    Exclusive Chris August Premiere Week On NRT Radio One Concludes Today
    (Monday, April 06, 2015)
    NRT Radio Debuts New Chris August Song On Easter Sunday
    (Sunday, April 05, 2015)
    Chris August Premiere Weekend Continues On NRT Radio One
    (Saturday, April 04, 2015)
    Chris August Launches Premiere Weekend On NRT Radio One
    (Friday, April 03, 2015)
    Chris August Releases New Single and Video "The Maker"
    (Wednesday, January 14, 2015)
    Hillsong Young & Free Starts New Year With New EP
    (Tuesday, January 13, 2015)
    Newsboys and Moriah Peters Hit the Road with Evangelist Nick Hall
    (Thursday, December 04, 2014)
    Chris August Releases Video For "Tell Me What You Want For Christmas"
    (Wednesday, December 03, 2014)
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    When Chris August was 15 years old, he found his dad's old 4-track tape recorder in his parents' house in Garland, TX. That started Chris' love not only for playing and writing music, but also for producing it. For the next few years, Chris would create and perform music in and around the Dallas area. His initial support came from his local church group and friends/family who helped to encourage him in his career as well as to grow in his faith.

    In his early 20's, Chris moved to Los Angeles to work with Joe Simpson and was signed to Geffen Records. Although he built great relationships and furthered his musical talents and abilities, he ultimately found himself back in Dallas in his home studio where he rededicated his life to Christ and wrote "Starry Night".

    That rededication to Christ ultimately led to an eight-year relationship with Fervent/Word records where he released three albums -- No Far Away, The Upside Of Down, and The Maker. He's had great radio success along with the way with hits such as "Starry Night", "Center Of It", and "7x70" and "The Maker", and was recognized at the 42nd Annual Dove Awards with "New Artist of the Year", "Male Vocalist of the Year", and "Pop Album of the Year". Even still, these years challenged Chris' ability to be creative and inspired while trying to write songs that also fit the Christian genre. Through this season, Chris realized he needed to get back to creativity and inspiration without constraints.

    "I wanted to get back to making music that moved me and was more authentic to who I am as an artist", Chris says. This release is unlike any other record Chris has previously released. "I poured my soul into every lyric and every piece of music." Not only did he write every song, and play almost every instrument heard, but he also produced and mixed the entire project. "I love the journey and the seasons we go through in life and felt like this release needed to be called Seasons because of where I am in my career, newly stepping out as an independent artist and excited to get this music out into the world. It's my hope that these songs will encourage, inspire, and challenge people in the season of life they're walking through now. "

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    seo | Posted August 06, 2018
    This article describes a famous musician August. would create and perform music in and around the Dallas area. His initial support came from his local church group and friends/family who helped to encourage him in his career as well as to grow in his faith. diamonds rings near me

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    Seasons | Posted June 09, 2018
    Great album!

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    Great Album | Posted June 04, 2018
    Hope to listen to more songs from you....

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    Big Daddy Weave? | Posted June 01, 2018
    I was looking at one of the pictures above, and noticed there was a picture of Chris August and Mike Weaver. Has he been on tour with them before? :) God bless, FlamingArrow

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    Hope to Listen to More Music By Chris August Soon! | Posted June 01, 2018
    I didn't realize Chris August had so many albums! I'm pretty sure I've only heard Starry Night before actually... I hope to listen to more of his music in the future! God bless, FlamingArrow

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    :) | Posted August 20, 2015
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    Real | Posted April 07, 2015
    Thanks for being real & open Chris. It helps us all. Keep up the good work.

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    Talented and full of Soulful Meaning | Posted April 06, 2015
    A talented and worshipful musician with beautiful music, heartfelt vocals, and meaningful, thought provoking lyrics. Looking forward to hearing more :)

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    Straight to the Soul | Posted April 02, 2015
    Chris is just one of those artists that I can't get enough of. From the very first song I heard of his to this very moment I have never been disappointed by something he released. You can tell that he puts his heart and soul into every song and it resonates in the music. If you want to experience what euphoria actually feels like, listen to Chris August!

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    :) | Posted April 02, 2015
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