Latest Album Claims No. 1 Spot on Billboard's Christian & Gospel Chart
Rend Collective Continues World Tour Selling Out Major Markets, Prepares to Kick Off Headlining Shows in the UK
Nashville, TN - Irish band Rend Collective released their latest album on Friday, Jan. 19 to critical acclaim. The widely praised Good News saw Rend Collective at the top of the charts, earning the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Christian & Gospel Chart, and No. 5 spot on Billboard's Digital Albums Chart, hitting within the Top 20 on Billboard's Top Albums Chart. Also claiming No. 1 on UK's Official Christian & Gospel Albums Chart with over 1.6 million streams since its release, the 15-track album includes Rend Collective's hit single, "Rescuer (Good News)," which has already hit Top 10 on both AC Indicator and National Audience chart, and has been added by major stations including K-LOVE, Air1, WAY-FM, KSBJ and more. Reaching an audience of over 2.8M weekly listeners, the song's official music video already has over 3M views of YouTube.
Correlating with the release of their album, Rend Collective unveiled a live performance video of their song "Rescuer (Good News)" to YouTube as a part of their Good News Sessions. The video, filmed in a church in Nashville, TN, highlights the band's upbeat and organic worship style.
Continuing their world tour, Rend Collective is gearing up to kick off the next leg of their "Good News Tour." Having already sold-out major markets including Bath, Liverpool and Southampton, the band will hit 19 cities throughout the UK beginning this Thursday in Stoke before continuing on to the U.S., hitting 51 cities total from Feb. 1 through the end of May. For the latest tour schedule, visit https://rendcollective.com.
About Rend Collective:
Hailing from a small town off the coast of Northern Ireland, Rend Collective (Gareth Gilkeson, Chris Llewellyn, Ali Gilkeson, Patrick Thompson and Stephen Mitchell) wants to be known as a celebration band, worshiping for God’s Glory and fame. Since the release of their first album, Organic Family Hymnal, the group’s authentic and energetic style of worship has attracted an international audience, with career sales of more than 300,000 albums. The group saw early success as their first ever single “Build Your Kingdom Here,” peaked at No. 12 on the National Christian Audience Chart. Their 2014 release, The Art of Celebration, charted at No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Albums Chart within the first week of its release. Known for their electric lively worship, the band has been a part of several major tours with top artists such as Chris Tomlin, MercyMe, Kari Jobe, Lecrae and more. The group released critically acclaimed As Family We Go in 2015, followed by, Campfire Christmas Volume 1, their first Christmas record, and Campfire II, both in 2016. Their latest, Good News is now available everywhere.
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