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StowTown Records - New Upcoming Release from Southern Raised
Posted: Monday April 24th, 2017
StowTown Records is thrilled to announce the release of a brand new album,
, from one of gospel music's fastest rising family groups, Southern Raised.
has been a very special project to create. We feel it has dug into our
deepest roots and pulled from every aspect of our musical journey and
influences," said Lindsay Reith, the oldest of the fan-favorite sibling
quartet from Crane, MO. "In 12 songs, it conveys our hearts through music
and our style like never before!"
Southern Raised, a vocal and instrumental group comprised of sisters,
Lindsay (bass), Sarah (banjo), and Emily (mandolin and violin), along with
their younger brother Matthew (guitar), has received multiple nominations
in recent years: Singing News Fan Awards, Diamond Awards, Front Porch
Fellowship and SPBGMA Midwest awards, Band of the Year, Vocal Group of the
Year and Christian Country Album of the Year.
StowTown Records cofounder, creative director and longtime producer Wayne
Haun says of the group, "I haven't heard harmony this tight since The
Andrews Sisters. Add Matthew to the mix, and it sounds like Perry Como and
The Andrews Sisters singing gospel. It's nostalgic, yet fresh."
This is the freshman StowTown Records project for the popular gospel
bluegrass band since coming aboard last August.
"Our first project with Stowtown Records was such an amazing experience!
The level of professionalism and quality was always set at the highest
bar," said Lindsay. "Working with Wayne as producer was so incredible! His
creative juices mingling with ours seemed to create a recipe for our hearts
and style to flow through every note and fulfill every dream we had for the
project. His brilliant musical talent certainly left us inspired! In the
words of Einstein, 'Creativity is contagious, pass it on.' Thanks, Wayne,
for passing it on."
"We were blessed to come together with other great writers for this CD, and
the by-product? We co-wrote over half the project," noted Lindsay. "We also
pulled an old classic that everyone knows and loves, 'I'd Rather Have
Jesus,' and we even did a Bing Crosby/Andrews Sisters style song!" Fans
will be thrilled to find, by popular request, 'Beethoven's 5th' is also on
Lindsay is a cowriter on the title track, "Another World," along with Haun
and Jeff Bumgardner. She shared, "The inspiration came from a quote I read
by C.S. Lewis: 'If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can
satisfy, the only logical explanation is that I was made for another
world.' Truly God's children have been created for something else, but,
while we are here, we want to encourage people to keep pressing on, keep
walking, keep serving, and staying true to God and His Word. Be a light and
testimony on your journey to another world, and take souls for Christ with
you...may God bless you on your way."
She added, "There is a lot of heart and soul poured into
and we hope and pray it takes the listener closer to God and strengthens
Southern Raised's music is available at your local Canadian Christian retailer.