Christian musicâ€™s favorite songwriting duo, Shane & Shane releases its first-ever Christmas project, Glory In The Highest (A Christmas Record) on Oct. 14. The twosome will perform songs from its new album on a special holiday tour to select cities beginning early December.
Recorded at their own Spaceway Studios, the album, produced by Jason Hoard (Fee), also marks Shane Everett and Shane Barnardâ€™s mix and engineering debut. Containing 11 total songs with a jazzy country/gospel flare, the disc includes eight classic Christmas favorites like â€œAway in a Manger,â€ â€œSilent Night,â€ â€œO Come O Come Emmanuel,â€ and â€œO Holy Night,â€ which will be serviced to radio, as well as three original songs including the title track and â€œBorn To Die.â€ The complete track listing is as follows:
1. O Holy Night
2. O Come O Come Emmanuel
3. Away In A Manger
4. Itâ€™s Beginning To Look Like Christmas
5. Born To Die *
6. Silent Night
7. White Christmas
8. Holiday *
9. Glory In The Highest *
10. O Come Let Us Adore Him
* Original recordings
â€œIt really is the BEST time of the year,â€ says Shane Everett. â€œShane and I are finally ready, after a decade of singing together, to take the Christmas carol plunge. We had a blast recording this project, and we hope our fans will enjoy it!â€
Kicking off Dec. 3, Shane & Shaneâ€™s Christmas tour will visit 10 markets, including several dates in the duoâ€™s native Texas. Joining Shane & Shane will be special guests Bethany Dillon, who accompanied Shane & Shane in studio to record background vocals on the song â€œItâ€™s Beginning To Look Like Christmas,â€ and Phil Wickham. For a complete list of tour dates, visit www.shaneandshane.com.
Shane Everett and Shane Barnard formed the duo, Shane & Shane, after meeting at Central Baptist Church in Killeen, Texas in the late 90â€™s. In December 2001, Shane & Shane signed with Inpop Records, home to such notable acts as newsboys, Superchick, Mat Kearney and others. Since then, the acoustic-guitar wielding pair has become a college-circuit favorite with six label releases to its credit, and countless hours logged on the road, including tours alongside Bethany Dillon, David Crowder Band and Robbie Seay Band, among others. In total, the bandâ€™s career sales exceed 420,00 units. For more information on Shane & Shane visit: www.shaneandshane.com or www.inpop.com.
Founded in 1999 by newsboys frontman Peter Furler, artist manager Wes Campbell and Inpop President Dale Bray, Inpop Records is home to a variety of artists including newsboys, Superchick, Shane & Shane and Mat Kearney, among others. For more information, visit www.inpop.com.