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'The Creed' album by Avalon set to be released in March.
SPARROW RECORDS will be releasing the new album by pop harmony group Avalon in March. It will be their first full studio recording in three years and the first showcasing the vocal contribution of Greg Long, who replaced Michael Passons after his departure from the group last summer to pursue other career interests. 'The Creed' is also the first complete recording to exhibit the vocal strengths of Melissa Greene, who joined Avalon in autumn of 2002.
'The Creed' goes deeper, as a songwriting collaborative effort from the foursome, as Jody McBrayer, Melissa Greene, Janna and Greg Long worked with 20 of their favorite writers during a writer's camp in an effort to speak directly into the songs on this record. As a result, 'The Creed' reveals not only personal and spiritual growth over the past three years, but also the mission of Avalon as a group in the title song. The Creed offers five songs resulting from the Writer's Camp, as well as two songs co-written by Avalon members. The album was produced by Brown Bannister, Tedd T and Charlie Peacock.The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.