For King & Country - Burn The Ships

Published Thursday 26th December 2019
For King & Country - Burn The Ships
For King & Country - Burn The Ships

STYLE: Rock
RATING 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 171614-28162
LABEL: Word 0080688962425
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RELEASE DATE: 2018-10-05
RRP: £12.99

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

One of the most successful albums in recent Christian music history, 'Burn The Ships' is now being acknowledged as the Smallbone brothers' greatest work so far. It is truly crammed full of good things. "Joy", with its thunderous drum track and its surprise snippet of the Sunday school oldie "Joy In My Heart"; "Pioneers", featuring their wives Moriah and Courtney - an outstanding song on rebuilding a relationship which has gone cold, 'to build our home in the great unknown'; "God Only Knows", the haunting anthem dealing with depression and suicide which has caught everybody's imagination with its numerous new mixes and with its Dolly Parton guesting version but remains a powerful anthem in its original Imagine Dragons-style form here; and the title track, a reminder that we shouldn't be looking back to the past or retreating back to our old ways are all exceptionally produced and powerfully sung chunks of Christian pop rock. An absolute gem of an album.

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Product Description
GRAMMY Award-winning for KING & COUNTRY return with their 4th album Burn The Ships, the bands next musical chapter, following the incredible success of their RIAA certified gold album, RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG.

Hot off the heels of the success of their new movie ‘Priceless’, and outstanding performances at Big Church Day Out North & South & Europe, for KING & COUNTRY return with their new album, Burn The Ships.

Soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes are the heartbeat of two-time Grammy winners for KING & COUNTRY.

They celebrated a gold album with their second album RUN
WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. and two gold singles their
crossover hit Fix My Eyes, and The Proof Of Your Love, from the bands debut album Crave. The Australian duo (now based in Nashville) raised expectations with their first release, winning Billboards New Artists to Watch for 2012. Since then, they've sold nearly 900,000 equivalent albums, amassed 284M on-demand streams, 93M YouTube views, and 1.07M total consumption.

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