GRAMMY® Award-winning Group Introduces Companion DVD to Recent Chart-topping Sometimes It Takes a Mountain CD Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—March 16th, 2015—GRAMMY® Award-winning quintet the Gaither Vocal Band will release two all-new DVDs—Sometimes It Takes a Mountain (Gaither Music Group) and Happy Rhythm (Gaither Music Group)–on March 17th. Hosted by Bill Gaither and recorded in an intimate, rustic setting just south of Nashville at the concert hall of celebrated country duo Joey+Rory, the all-new recordings release on the heels of the top-charting Sometimes It Takes a Mountain (Gaither Music Group) audio recording, which released last fall.
The videos feature LIVE performances of the songs from the Sometimes It Takes a Mountain audio recording along with additional numbers as well as special performances by HOMECOMING artists The Martins, The Isaacs, Goodman Revival, Charlotte Ritchie, Buddy Greene and The Nelons.
The recordings include interview footage with group members Bill Gaither, David Phelps, Wes Hampton, Todd Suttles and Adam Crabb and highlight the unmistakable harmonies that have garnered five GRAMMY® nominations, two GRAMMY® Awards and 17 GMA DOVE Awards. The Gaither Vocal Band was nominated for a 2015 GRAMMY® Award and was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2014.
The group’s intricate harmonies are showcased on songs written by some of gospel music’s most respected songwriters including Bill and Gloria Gaither, Suzanne Jennings, Mosie Lister, Michael W. Smith, Gerald Crabb, Thomas A. Dorsey, Henry Slaughter, Jeff Silvey, Reba Rambo-McGuire and Dony McGuire, among others. Crabb’s award-winning vocals are highlighted on the recording’s first radio single, “Sometimes It Takes a Mountain,” which is currently in the Top 5 on the national radio chart.
The new DVD releases will be featured on an international TV campaign which will air on PBS, Dish TV, DirecTV, AT&T Uverse, GaitherTV, TBN, RFD, FamilyNet, CTN, GMTN, Guardian, Liberty, TCT and TLN. It will air in Canada on Vision TV, CTS, The Miracle Channel and Hope TV.
The Gaither brand of artists and products topped the BILLBOARD Year-End Chart of Music Video Sales Labels for 2000, 2011 and 2014.
The Sometimes It Takes a Mountain and Happy Rhythm DVDs are exclusively distributed by Capitol Christian Distribution and will be available throughout general market stores and the Christian marketplace in addition to online retailers including iTunes, Amazon and www.gaither.com, where it is available now.
The Gaither Vocal Band will be on tour from now through the end of the year and will be a highlight of the Gaither Homecoming Christmas Tour. A list of tour dates can be found at www.gaither.com.
For further information regarding the Gaither Vocal Band and/or Sometimes It Takes a Mountain and Happy Rhythm, including a video preview with a sampling of music, visit www.gaither.com or connect on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gaithermusic or on Twitter: @gaithermusic.
To hear some of the music from the new releases, visit:
SOMETIMES IT TAKES A MOUNTAIN DVD Song List
You Brought Us Out
Jesus Gave Me Water
When Fear Comes Knocking
Peace In The Valley
Do Unto Others (featuring The Nelons)
Heaven Came Down
I Know Who Holds Tomorrow (featuring The Isaacs)
Sometimes It Takes A Mountain
There’s Always A Place At The Table
Building Bridges (featuring Charlotte Ritchie)
I Don’t Want To Get Adjusted (featuring Goodman Revival)
Let It Start In Me
HAPPY RHYTHM DVD Song List
Love Is Like A River
‘Til The Storm Passes By
That’s When The Angels Rejoice
Shut De Do (featuring The Martins)
Get On Board (featuring The Isaacs)
Jesus And John Wayne
How Can I Keep From Singing (featuring Buddy Greene)
Jesus Is A Rock (featuring Buddy Greene)
Winds Of This World
Written In Red
We Are Coming Home At Last
I Surrender All
The Night Before Easter