Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and GRAMMY Award winning Contemporary Christian group Casting Crowns announce the upcoming CD release of Glorious Day: Hymns of Faith, which will be available on Mar. 2, exclusively at all 634 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at crackerbarrel.com.
Casting Crowns (Photo: Business Wire)
The album features 12 songs, including six new tracks recorded especially for this collection. It will retail for $11.99.
“Casting Crowns has crafted a beautiful album that we know our guests will enjoy,” said Cracker Barrel Marketing Manager Julie Craig.
“We are thrilled to partner with Cracker Barrel on this new project. Each of these songs is special to us,” said Mark Hall, lead singer and songwriter of Casting Crowns, “and we are excited to share them.”
Songs included in the album:
“When We All Get To Heaven”*
“Nothing But The Blood”*
“Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)”
“My Jesus I Love Thee”*
“Praise You In This Storm”
“Sweet Hour Of Prayer”*
“If We Are The Body”
“I Surrender All (All To Jesus)”
“Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus”
*Newly recorded and previously unreleased tracks.
Casting Crowns consists of seven members: Mark Hall (lead singer/songwriter), Melodee DeVevo (violin, cello, vocals), Brian Scoggin (drums), Megan Garrett (piano, keyboards, vocals), Juan DeVevo (guitar, vocals), Chris Huffman (bass guitar, vocals), and Josh Mix (lead guitar, vocals). Since its major label debut in 2003, the band has sold more than 8.2 million albums and is one of the most successful Contemporary Christian artists with its RIAA 2x Platinum record (Casting Crowns), three RIAA Platinum albums (Until The Whole World Hears, The Altar And The Door, and Lifesong), and two RIAA Gold albums (Come To The Well and Peace On Earth).
Having also released two Platinum and two Gold DVDs, and four RIAA Gold certified digital singles, the band currently holds the position as Billboard’s top-selling act in Christian music since 2007. The group has achieved nine No. 1 hits and has been honored with one GRAMMY Award (and six nominations), three American Music Awards, two Billboard Awards, 17 Dove Awards and two K-LOVE Awards. For more information, visit CastingCrowns.com.
About the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Exclusive Music Program
Since 2005, Cracker Barrel has released CDs with a wide variety of artists, some of which have debuted in the top three spots on a range of Billboard’s charts including Top DVD Music Videos, Top Country Albums, Top Contemporary Christian Albums and Top Bluegrass Albums. The Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® exclusive music program includes CDs with Alabama, Rodney Atkins, Mandy Barnett, Clint Black, Jason Michael Carroll, Steven Curtis Chapman, Dailey & Vincent, The Charlie Daniels Band, Ronnie Dunn, Edens Edge, Sara Evans, Bill Gaither, Vince Gill and Paul Franklin, Amy Grant, The Grascals, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, George Jones, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Neal McCoy, Montgomery Gentry, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Craig Morgan, The Oak Ridge Boys, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson, Kenny Rogers, The Secret Sisters, Ricky Skaggs, Michael W. Smith, Ralph Stanley, Aaron Tippin, Randy Travis, Josh Turner, Wynonna and the Zac Brown Band. For details, visit crackerbarrel.com.
About Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. provides a friendly home-away-from-home in its old country stores and restaurants. Guests are cared for like family while relaxing and enjoying real home-style food and shopping that’s surprisingly unique, genuinely fun and reminiscent of America’s country heritage…all at a fair price. The restaurant serves up delicious, home-style country food such as meatloaf and homemade chicken n’ dumplins as well as its made-from-scratch biscuits using an old family recipe. The authentic old country retail store is fun to shop and offers unique gifts and self-indulgences.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) was established in 1969 in Lebanon, Tenn. and operates 634 company-owned locations in 42 states. Every Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® location is open seven days a week with hours Sunday through Thursday, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. For more information, visit crackerbarrel.com.
For Cracker Barrel Old Country Store:
Teresa N. Miller, 615-443-9589
Essential Broadcast Media
Ebie McFarland / Scott Stem, 615-327-3259
firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
For Casting Crowns:
Provident Label Group
JoAnna Illingworth, 615-261-6554