Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Sunday Edition Releases Third Single with BSA World Records This Month
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (March 7, 2011) – Sunday Edition, one of Nashville’s favorite groups, was recently in the studio recording vocals for the highly anticipated follow-up single to the group’s debut singles with BSA World Records.
The group is partnering once more with BSA World Records for this release – which was produced by Glen Bates (Crystal River, Tribute Quartet). Bates produced the critically acclaimed “Mercy Walks a Road” and smash hit “He Bore a Cross” for the group as well.
The song, titled “Bring Back the Cross,” was written by Glen Bates is set to hit radio later this month.
“It is an easy decision for us to keep partnering with Glen and BSA World Records,” mentioned Deon Unthank of Sunday Edition. “Our first single with the company became our biggest hit to date, and the last single, ‘Mercy Walks a Road,’ has been a great ministry tool for us.”
“He Bore a Cross” became the group’s biggest hit to date earlier this year – giving them their highest charting position on the Singing News Top 80 (#44) and earning the group its first Top 10 New Release. In addition, the song landed Sunday Edition its second #1 hit on the SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart. The second single, “Mercy Walks a Road” also charted on major Southern Gospel charts – AbsolutelyGospel.com Top 40 Weekly Chart, Christian Voice Magazine Top 100 Southern Gospel Chart, and PowerSource Magazine Top 100 Southern Gospel chart.
“Bring Back the Cross” hits radio programmers’ desks this month and is being distributed and promoted to radio exclusively through the Rick Hendrix Company.
Rick Hendrix of the Rick Hendrix Company said, “This is a powerful song, and we are so excited to be a part of it. We know that it is going to be a big song for the group, and we can’t wait to see where it takes them.”
For more information on the single, visit the Rick Hendrix Company at www.rickhendrix.com .
Sunday Edition was recently greeted with news that they were nominated in the About Christian Music Reader’s Choice Awards. The trio was nominated for “Best Southern Gospel Group” alongside some of the industry’s most visible and respected artists such as Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, The Hoppers, The Isaacs, and Gaither Vocal Band. The readers of About Christian Music chose the nominees in a dozen categories that included every genre of music form Southern Gospel to Rock and Urban to Indie categories.
For more information on the About Christian Music Reader’s Awards, visit http://christianmusic.about.com . About Christian Music is one of the most read sites on Christian and Gospel music. The site covers all forms of Gospel music, including Southern Gospel.
The trio recently released their highly anticipated new recording – Sunday Worship. Sunday Worship is a conceptual recording that not only pays tribute to the group’s history singing in the church, but it also takes a look at the current landscape of church music. Sunday Worship consists of six cherished hymns and five modern worship songs set to an acoustic, piano only accompaniment.
Sunday Edition’s website is currently under renovation, and until the new site is unveiled, you can find out more information on the trio by visiting many social networking sites. Facebook members can find Sunday Edition at www.facebook.com/sundayedition . Sunday Edition’s MySpace can be found at www.myspace.com/thesundayedition/. Fans can visit Sunday Edition’s Shoutlife at www.shoutlife.com/sundayedition/. You can follow Sunday Edition on Twitter by logging in at www.twitter.com/thesunedition .
About Sunday Edition
Sunday Edition was formed back in the early 70’s as an all-male quartet. Now, 30 years later, the group has reformed as the family trio consisting of Deon Unthank, Amy Marie Unthank, and Chris Unthank. The group has a rich sound with a wide variety of influences which range from traditional southern to country and progressive southern to black gospel.