NASHVILLE, Tenn. â€“ Powerful Country/Southern Gospel group Heavens Highway has been making their mark on Southern Gospel radio.
Heavens Highwayâ€™s latest single â€“ â€œLonging to Goâ€ â€“ became the groupâ€™s first Top 10 New Release according to the October 2009 issue of the Singing News Magazine. â€œLonging to Goâ€ ranked #7 among all new releases with seven out-of-the-box adds for the song making it one of the most added songs for that reporting period.
David Timms of Heavens Highway said, â€œWe are so thankful that Southern Gospel radio has gotten behind our current single. This is a great song that seems to be impacting a lot of people around the nation. We appreciate the support that radio has given us with this song.â€
â€œLonging to Goâ€ was written by GMA Dove Award winning songwriter Gerald Crabb (â€œThrough the Fire,â€ â€œHold Me While I Cryâ€) and can be found on the groupâ€™s latest release â€“ Deep Roots.
In addition to being one of the most added songs at radio, â€œLonging to Goâ€ debuted this week on the SoGospelNews.com Top 40 Weekly Chart â€“ the industryâ€™s most recognized weekly chart. The song was this weekâ€™s highest debut and is currently charting at #35.
â€œWe are very excited to see where God is taking this song,â€ mentioned Timms. â€œThis song is just as much an encouragement to us as it is to the people that we minister to and speaks simply of longing to go to Heaven. Itâ€™s such an eternal truth for believers! Weâ€™re excited to see it connect with people!â€
â€œLonging to Goâ€ is being pushed to radio through Spin-N-Motions Promotions. The song can be found on Spin-N-Motion Radio Promotions August 2009 compilation, cut #4.
Heavens Highway recently reached a publicity and internet promotions agreement with Southern Spin Entertainment.