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Michael W. Smith Announces Exclusive "Hymns" Release At Cracker Barrel
First Album of Traditional Church Hymns for Legendary Contemporary Christian Music Entertainer
 

Michael W. Smith Announces Exclusive
   

Posted: March 08, 2014, 12:00 AM | Category: New Releases
Artist Tags: Michael W. Smith
Source: EB Media

Christian Music News, New Christian Music News Just in time for the Easter season, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and Michael W. Smith announce the release of Hymns, Smith's newest album, which will be available on March 24 exclusively at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at crackerbarrel.com. The digital album will also be available for purchase at select digital retailers.

This is the first time in his legendary career that Smith has recorded an album of traditional hymns, including many that he sang in church when he was young. The album contains 15 songs and will sell for $11.99. 

"I first heard many of these hymns when I attended First Baptist Church in Kenova, West Virginia with my Mom, Dad, and sister Kimberly," said Smith. "The message of the songs combined with the timeless music helped build the foundation of my Christian beliefs. I have always wanted to record an album of hymns, and am thankful that Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® wanted to share it with their guests."

"We are honored that Michael W. Smith has chosen to release his first-ever traditional hymns album with Cracker Barrel," said Cracker Barrel Marketing Manager Julie Craig. "Hymns is filled with beautiful and beloved songs that we know our guests will enjoy and treasure for years."

Hymns was produced by Kyle Lee and Jim Daneker, with track no. 15 produced by Smith. The album's executive producers are Greg Ham and Chaz Corzine. Click here for more information on the album, include a full track listing.

The album features timeless Christian classics, with songs ranging in creation date from 1708 ("When I Survey the Wondrous Cross") to 1989 ("Wonderful, Merciful Savior"). The remaining thirteen songs were written between 1840 and 1953. 

This album will proceed Michael W. Smith's brand new worship album, Sovergn, which is scheduled to release in May 13, 2014.

 


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