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  • "Banks" from Out Of Body
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  • "Banks (Live)" from Live From The Woods Vol. 2
    Views 67 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Brother (feat. Gavin DeGraw)" from Rivers - EP
    Views 1672 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Carry Me (feat. Jon Foreman of Switchfoot)" from Into The Mystery
    Views 17 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Devil's Been Talkin'" from The Reckoning
    Views 1133 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Difference Maker" from Rivers in the Wasteland
    Views 1729 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Drive All Night" from The Reckoning
    Views 5077 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Forever On Your Side" from Forever On Your Side (Niles City Sound Sessions) EP
    Views 862 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Garden" from The Outsiders
    Views 2447 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Girl Named Tennessee" from The Outsiders
    Views 2986 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Hang On" from Out Of Body
    Views 725 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Happiness" from HARD LOVE
    Views 1784 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Hard Love" from HARD LOVE
    Views 1293 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Hurricane" from The Outsiders
    Views 2568 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "I Am Yours" from Into The Mystery
    Views 24 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "I Wanna Remember (feat. Carrie Underwood)" from Into The Mystery
    Views 70 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Into The Mystery" from Into The Mystery
    Views 553 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Keep Your Eyes Open" from The Reckoning
    Views 5289 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Keep Your Eyes Open (Video)" from Keep Your Eyes Open EP (Songs from the Reckoning Sessions)
    Views 1870 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Lay Em' Down" from The Outsiders
    Views 2575 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Mercy's Shore" from Out Of Body
    Views 114 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Mercy's Shore (Live)" from Live From The Woods Vol. 2
    Views 96 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Money & Fame" from HARD LOVE
    Views 3723 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Multiplied" from Rivers in the Wasteland
    Views 3909 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Shine On" from Daylight
    Views 1115 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Signature of Divine (Yahweh) 4:04" from The Heat
    Views 2557 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Slumber" from The Reckoning
    Views 4100 Views | Comments 2 Comments
  • "Something Beautiful" from The Outsiders
    Views 2837 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "State I'm In" from Rivers in the Wasteland
    Views 1311 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Survival (feat. Drew & Ellie Holcomb) " from Out Of Body
    Views 219 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Survival (Live)" from Live From The Woods Vol. 2
    Views 63 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "The Heart" from Rivers in the Wasteland
    Views 3134 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "The Outsiders" from The Outsiders
    Views 1343 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Walking On Water" from Hardcuts EP
    Views 813 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Washed by the Water 3:28" from The Heat
    Views 2416 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Wasteland" from Rivers in the Wasteland
    Views 1536 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "White Fences" from The Reckoning
    Views 999 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Who Am I" from Out Of Body
    Views 850 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "You Are Here" from Daylight
    Views 1946 Views | Comments 0 Comments



    Latest News
    NEEDTOBREATHE Announces Release Date of New Documentary
    (Thursday, September 23, 2021)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Announces Upcoming Documentary
    (Thursday, July 22, 2021)
    Bear Rinehart Featured on 'Country Faith Radio'
    (Tuesday, July 20, 2021)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Performs New Song on the CMT Awards
    (Friday, June 11, 2021)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Announces Dates for Fall Tour
    (Friday, May 07, 2021)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Announces Upcoming Album and Tour
    (Monday, April 26, 2021)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Drops New Live Album
    (Monday, April 19, 2021)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Featured on The Late Late Show
    (Tuesday, April 06, 2021)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Announce 'Live From The Woods Vol. 2'
    (Monday, January 11, 2021)
    It's Here! The 9th Annual We Love Christian Music Awards Celebrates The Best Of 2020
    (Sunday, December 06, 2020)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Release Official Video For "Banks"
    (Friday, November 13, 2020)
    NEEDTOBREATH Unveils "Who Am I" (Feat. Elle King)
    (Thursday, October 15, 2020)
    for KING & COUNTRY Releasing New Christmas Album
    (Wednesday, September 09, 2020)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Release Seventh Album 'Out Of Body'
    (Tuesday, September 01, 2020)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Unveil Official Music Video For "Hang On"
    (Thursday, August 13, 2020)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Announce Immersive Live Streaming Event
    (Monday, August 03, 2020)
    Bo Rinehart Steps Away From NEEDTOBREATHE
    (Tuesday, April 21, 2020)
    NEEDTOBREATHE's Bear Rinehart Releases Debut Solo Album
    (Saturday, July 13, 2019)
    Wilkes Covers NEEDTOBREATHE During The Voice Live Playoffs
    (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)
    ​NEEDTOBREATHE Announces New Project With Single 'Bridges Burn'
    (Friday, March 23, 2018)
    6th Annual WE LOVE Christian Music Awards Nominees Announced, Voting Now Open
    (Monday, December 04, 2017)
    MercyMe Takes Home Artist of the Year During 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards
    (Tuesday, October 17, 2017)
    48th Annual Dove Awards Nominees Announced Today, Lauren Daigle and Zach Williams Lead Nominations
    (Tuesday, August 08, 2017)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Teases New Song
    (Thursday, July 13, 2017)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Announces ALL THE FEELS Tour
    (Monday, April 24, 2017)
    ​NEEDTOBREATHE Releases New Version of "Hard Love"
    (Monday, April 10, 2017)
    'The Shack: Music From And Inspired By The Original Motion Picture' Releases Today
    (Friday, February 24, 2017)
    for KING & COUNTRY, Lauren Daigle Top Nominees for 2017 K-LOVE Fan Awards
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017)
    NEEDTOBREATHE To Open For Faith Hill and Tim McGraw On Spring Tour
    (Wednesday, February 01, 2017)
    Atlantic Announces 'The Shack: Music From And Inspired By The Original Motion Picture'
    (Friday, January 27, 2017)
    Voting Now Open In 5th Annual We Love Christian Music Awards
    (Saturday, December 03, 2016)
    The Purpose Hotel Delivers Packed Soundtrack Album, Featuring NEEDTOBREATHE, Lauren Daigle, Remedy D
    (Wednesday, August 17, 2016)
    'Washed By The Water' Voted Best NEEDTOBREATHE Song
    (Friday, July 29, 2016)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Releases Sixth Studio Album 'H A R D L O V E' Today
    (Friday, July 15, 2016)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Premieres Music Video For Lead Single "HAPPINESS"
    (Friday, June 10, 2016)
    K-LOVE Fan Awards Nominees Announced
    (Tuesday, May 10, 2016)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Return With "H A R D L O V E" Available July 15th
    (Wednesday, April 06, 2016)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Brings Together Stars From Music And Sports For Their Annual Charity Golf Event
    (Wednesday, March 09, 2016)
    Jamie-Grace and Morgan Harper Nichols Launch Harper Still
    (Saturday, January 16, 2016)
    Airline Passengers Treated to for KING & COUNTRY Performance
    (Friday, January 15, 2016)
    Plumb Song Featured In Upcoming Movie Trailer
    (Wednesday, September 23, 2015)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Releases The River EP
    (Monday, September 21, 2015)
    NBA MVP Stephen Curry Joins Lecrae On Stage
    (Wednesday, August 26, 2015)
    Skillet Working On New Album
    (Saturday, August 22, 2015)
    TobyMac And Diverse City Play Fox & Friends
    (Friday, August 21, 2015)
    Rapture Ruckus And Jonathan Thulin To Headline Volcano Tour
    (Thursday, August 13, 2015)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Set To Play Good Morning America With Gavin DeGraw
    (Friday, June 12, 2015)
    CCM Artists Win Big At The 2015 Billboard Music Awards
    (Monday, May 18, 2015)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Auctions Off Private Concert
    (Monday, March 23, 2015)
    Jamie Grace and Group 1 Crew's Sarah Sandoz Cover Hillsong
    (Wednesday, March 04, 2015)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Announces First Ever Live Album
    (Wednesday, March 04, 2015)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Announces Details of Tour De Compadres
    (Monday, February 02, 2015)
    Press Play's Music to Feature in MTV-produced Movie
    (Thursday, January 29, 2015)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Releases Single Featuring Gavin DeGraw
    (Wednesday, January 28, 2015)
    Matt Maher Schedules Album Release For St. Patrick's Day
    (Friday, January 23, 2015)
    Christian Film Makers The Erwin Brothers Seek Fan Funding for Jesus Revolution Film
    (Tuesday, January 20, 2015)
    Artists Including Lecrae, for KING & COUNTRY and Francesca Battistelli Land Grammy Nominations
    (Monday, December 08, 2014)
    NEEDTOBREATHE to Perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
    (Tuesday, November 11, 2014)
    John Mark McMillan Partners with Ray Dalton, Bear Rinehart and Kim Walker-Smith for New Project
    (Wednesday, September 10, 2014)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Classic Golf Tournament Raises $140,000 for Global Health Care Initiatives
    (Tuesday, June 24, 2014)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Debuts at No. 3 on Billboard 200 and No. 1 on Christian Albums Chart
    (Monday, April 28, 2014)
    NEEDTOBREATHE To Release New Album "Rivers In The Wasteland"
    (Wednesday, April 09, 2014)
    NEEDTOBREATHE Announces Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament, the "NEEDTOBREATHE Classic"
    (Thursday, March 13, 2014)
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    Creation happens in silence. Trees grow and forests spread without warning or so much as a sound. Eschewing any sort of announcement or pomp and circumstance, NEEDTOBREATHE quietly handcrafted their eighth full-length album, Into The Mystery [Elektra Records]. The GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum quintet--Bear Rinehart [vocals, guitar], Seth Bolt [bass, vocals], Josh Lovelace [keys, vocals], Randall Harris [drums], and Tyler Burkum [guitar]--stole away to an old historic house in Columbia, TN where they lived together, ate together, laughed together, and recorded together for three weeks in the fall of 2020. They also filmed the whole thing for a documentary of the same name. It's the kind of record that could only be made by a band who has been through it all and still has enough faith to keep encouraging one another.

    Out of silence, the band's collective heart beats louder than ever.

    "Probably more than any other record of ours, it was a product of what was going on in the world and our environment," observes Bear. "We didn't second guess ourselves much or look over our shoulders. Even the spirit of the record was a result of the moment. You can hear everybody's personality and imprint. It felt like we got this opportunity to make a record like a family."

    "Seth, Bear, Randall, and myself have been playing together for nearly a decade, Seth and Bear have been playing together for two decades, and Tyler immediately became a part of the family a few years ago," agrees Josh. "We leaned on each other for what we needed. We all stretched muscles we haven't stretched before or as much. When I think back on this season, I'm super proud of how everybody brought their very best to the table."

    Seth summed it up succinctly, "It's a new beginning. It represents the possibilities of music and friendship. It's a rebirth."

    They sowed the seeds for that rebirth with Out Of Body released mere weeks before their retreat. Upon arrival, it bowed in the Top 5 of three Billboard charts and reeled in acclaim from Billboard, People, Spin, Taste of Country, Southern Living, All Music, American Songwriter and more as they made the rounds with a standout performance on CBS This Saturday Morning. At the onset of the Global Pandemic earlier that year, Bear did what he does best--picked up a guitar and wrote songs. Without a timeline or a plan, he penned sixty tunes, sharing a song per day with his bandmates via email. As a result, Into The Mystery consisted of completely fresh material.

    "Out of Body had some ideas my brother Bo worked on before we parted ways," says Bear. "However, the way we finished that album gave us a lot of confidence, which poured into the new record. With the Pandemic, I didn't feel like I was making the next record. That took some pressure off. I was just writing songs. Lyrically, there's an element of trying to make sense of the world just like everybody else was and also being thankful for the time with my family, because it was the first time I had off the road."

    In September, the guys congregated in Columbia with co-producer and engineer Konrad Snyder. They holed up in a house typically reserved for weddings and functions and transformed it into a creative hive, brotherly hideaway, and extended summer camp.

    "We dove in and said, 'Okay, we're not going to tell anyone. We're just going to hit 'send' after we're done'," laughs Bear. "It was empowering, because we were all listening more intently. There was no bailout; we took responsibility for everything."

    "It was cool to watch a band that has been around for a long time connect like this," adds Tyler. "It was physically, creatively, and mentally a safe space."

    "It was one of the most special batches of songs that had been written," states Seth. "We walked into the room with a reverence for the music. We wanted to honestly convey the emotion of the songs without getting in the way. There was a tremendous amount of trust in the group and in the music."

    That comes through loud and clear in the first single and title track "Into The Mystery." A hummable guitar lead entwines with strains of organ and a towering harmony as Bear beckons, "Follow me... into the mystery."

    "I was thinking about my parents and how I was going to parent my children," reveals Bear. "I'm forty-yearsold, and I still want my folks' approval. You never get over it. That idea weaves throughout the record. In the last year, I had a revelation where I was like, 'Man, it's time for you to stop being a son and start being a father'. I had to make the right choices for my kids. In the same way, we knew this music was going to look different with NEEDTOBREATHE co-producing and with me writing the way I did. It reflects confidence in ourselves."

    An ethereal hum slips into resounding piano on "I Wanna Remember." Co-written with Jordan Reynolds and Parker Welling, it crystallizes nostalgia in a glorious refrain "about wanting to remember those late-night memories with your buddies in high school." Over faint acoustic guitar and shuddering strings, Bear duets with Natalie Hemby of The Highwomen on the plaintive and poetic ballad "Don't Throw All The Good Things Way."

    "I hate to see a relationship end," he admits. "I've felt that several times in my life where I was like, 'Man, is it really worth it for this to come to a close?' I was thinking of the people I love--my brother being one of them. We're such huge fans of Natalie. She was my first co-write when I moved to Nashville. I knew she would be trustworthy with the vulnerability of this song."

    "Sunshine" glows with a reminder "to take the time to celebrate." After years of friendship, Jon Foreman of Switchfoot underwent a COVID test and took all of the necessary precautions to join the boys in the studio to cut "Carry Me," which Bear describes as "a campfire song."

    "He was in the band for the day," adds Bear. "It felt like we all fit together."

    Then, there's "Sittin' in the Back Seat (Undefeated)." The warm delivery and simmering beat underscore a sensation of youthful wonder as he sings out, "We were young, and we were undefeated."

    "My parents had this hatchback in the eighties," he smiles. "I remember the feeling of lying in the back, looking up, and thinking, 'Man could anything better?' I was so present. It was similar to this record. When we were done, we'd go out to the bonfire, hang, out and talk. We didn't have stress. It felt like it was going to be fine."

    Into The Mystery is the culmination of a lifelong journey. Since 1998, NEEDTOBREATHE have gathered one platinum single, four gold singles, and a gold album. Along the way, "Multiplied" notched their first GRAMMY® nomination. Simultaneously, they performed to sold out crowds at arenas and amphitheaters coast to coast. In addition to garnering two nods at the Billboard Music Awards, they've attracted acclaim from People, Rolling Stone, Forbes, and many more.

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    NEEDTOBREATHE | Posted August 15, 2013
    BEST VOICE EVER!! Top 3 favorite artists of all time! LOve something beautifal and white fences! MUST LISTEN!!!

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    Great music | Posted December 17, 2011
    This band has released a couple great cds! Can't wait to see them live sometime.

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    Love this band | Posted November 29, 2011
    I love the band NeedToBreathe. They're such a great combination of everything.

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    I'm sorry for... | Posted July 29, 2011
    ... saying that Seabird passed Needtobreathe as my favorite band... they're tied for first.

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    Southern Rock with a good message | Posted February 09, 2011
    If you like old Southern rock but are tired of hearing the same songs over and over, this would be a good listen. This band is fantastic, and their music can just be listened to over and over. I highly recommend that you give them a shot!

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    !!!!!!! | Posted January 02, 2010
    This band is so incredible talented! Everyone should know about these guys. I've been lucky enough to hang out with them, and they are some of the nicest most humble peoeple i've ever met. When i saw them live for the first time i was completly blown away!!

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