Why we have not posted any of our new songs online…yet

2 04 2011

When we were planning our release of “Humanity”, everyone had big plans for it and wanted to do a typical single release with a slick music video. We were going to do some big radio promotion and send the album out to every blogger and reviewer to get publicity. We were going to post our songs everywhere on every site so that the maximum number of people would hear it.

In the end, we decided not to go that route.

People are inundated all the time with music that they are told they should like or not like. We look at charts and stats to see what the next big song is or whose record is hot at the moment. This leaves little opportunity for discovery, for sharing music with your friends, for finding something for yourself and experiencing it on your own terms.

I hope that those of you have heard our album and have found it moving or encouraging will tell your friends about it. Let them listen to it. Heck, I don’t even really care if you rip it for them. (Hopefully they will eventually buy it if they like it. We’re poor!) I just want you to experience the music with another person. I want the music to be discovered through other people and not us trying to push it on you.

I’m sure at some point we will release a music video or try to push a single and post song clips online, but for now, we just want people to find the music in the way it was meant to be found….through each other. That’s what “Humanity” is all about. Sharing music and art with each other without us hyping it up for you. I hope you are blessed and encouraged by this album. I poured my heart and soul into these songs when I wrote them and I hope they will give you some hope and drive to keep pressing forward.

Many Blessings,
Tim


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3 responses to “Why we have not posted any of our new songs online…yet”

2 04 2011
Jae Jin (01:07:29) :

This is probably the best album i’ve heard all this year, and that includes the supposedly “popular” music of the radio waves. The heartfelt and emotion-driven songs of this album are just amazing! =)

2 04 2011
Christin (14:36:41) :

I first heard of you guys when I saw your music video for “Analyze” on the Gospel Music Channel last year! I loved the video and the song! I can’t wait to hear more music from you :) Thanks for doing what you do. It’s appreciated.

26 04 2011
Maktesh (07:13:39) :

Tim,

Your music has been a blessing to me, and I’ve enjoyed Humanity to its fullest. I’m a little sad that there’s been no real promotional material (music videos, etc.), but I feel what you guys are saying, and am glad about the route you’re choosing to take.

I sincerely hope that you will not have to push your music at all, and that it will spread purely through its quality. I’ve introduced many of my friends to your music, and after listening to it, they turned and done the same. It’s just that good.

Best wishes, and God bless.

Maktesh