Jesus Culture Music, known as one of the most influential youth and young adult movements around the world, released its critically acclaimed Jesus Culture Unstoppable Love internationally at digital and physical retailers everywhere June 3 through Fuel Music. The album immediately launched to No. 1 and spent all week on top of the iTunes® “Christian/Gospel” chart while climbing all the way to No. 2 on the iTunes overall “Top Albums” chart. The album also lands this week at No.25 on the Billboard Top 200 and No. 1 on the overall Top Christian/Gospel Albums Billboard retail chart, while the Jesus Culture Unstoppable Love iTunes® Movie spent time at No. 1 on the Top Concert Films iTunes chart.
This new album from Jesus Culture band was recorded live during Jesus Culture’s annual Encounter Conference held Jan. 2014 in Sacramento at California’s historic Memorial Auditorium. Featuring a dynamic collaboration of voices who have helped shape, and continue to inspire, generations of worshipers, the 11-track album consists of mostly new original songs, as well as a companion Blu-ray Disc™ (in the US) and DVD (outside of the US) that includes two additional tracks and a compelling message from Jesus Culture Director Banning Liebscher, “Answering the Call to Prayer.” The full 13-song Blu-ray also comprises the iTunes® Movie.
Here is how the critics are responding to the new recording:
“I’m impressed by the consistent quality and fresh worshipful songs that come from Jesus Culture. This album is no exception and is arguably their finest and most Scriptural collection of songs for the Church…Unstoppable Love is about proclaiming the majesty of God and crying out for His Presence throughout this incredible worship experience. The truly unstoppable love of Jesus is beautifully expressed in these compelling songs.” – New Release Tuesday
“Unstoppable Love continues the Jesus Culture tradition of music that emphatically and passionately moves the worshiper deep into [the] authentic worship of God.” – All About Worship
“…the guys at Jesus Culture have put together a stunning collection of songs of worship to the King of Kings whose love never stops…the passionate songs are all over the album and the music is of top quality.” – Louder than The Music
“Fans listening to Unstoppable Love, are going to be greeted with exactly what they’ve come to expect…while there have been changes, the one thing that continues to resonate throughout the whole of these musicians and their music is their passion for praise and their desire to see others drawn to the Truth.” – Soul-Audio
“When it comes to Jesus Culture, their muses are never second hand. Through their engaging passion and their ability to create a worshipful entry point into God’s throne room…Jesus Culture has set for all of us a template of how Godly worship ought to done.” –Hallels.com
Jesus Culture’s Unstoppable Love features Jesus Culture band members: Chris Quilala (lead vocals and Rhythm Guitar), Kim Walker-Smith(lead and background vocals), Brandon Aaronson (bass), Josh Fisher (drums), Jeffrey Kunde (lead guitar), Ian McIntosh (keyboards and programming) and Skyler Smith (acoustic guitar and percussion). The album’s audio was produced by Jeremy Edwardson, mixed by Sam Gibson and mastered by Drew Lavyne, and the video was directed and produced by Nathan Grubbs and mastered by Gibson.
“Our prayer for this album is that you would encounter the unstoppable, over-the-top, zealous, extravagant love that God has for you,” says Liebscher.
Jesus Culture Unstoppable Love follows the best-selling, critically acclaimed Jesus Culture With Martin Smith: Live From New York, which released Nov. 20, 2012. For insight into the new recording, see the Unstoppable Love promotional video clip on Jesus Culture’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/jesusculture, and the “You Made A Way” lyric video featuring Chris Quilala at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oncxaLY4YfY&feature=youtu.be. With over 145,000 subscribers, Jesus Culture’s YouTube site has seen over 29 million views and counting to date.
Taking the new music and message on the road, Jesus Culture will launch three conferences this summer, including one in Minneapolis (June 27 – 28), Los Angeles (July 17 – 19) and Atlanta (August 1 – 2).
For more information on Jesus Culture, Unstoppable Love and its touring (including Conferences and Mission Experience events), go to www.jesusculture.com, http://new.jesusculture.com/unstoppablelove/, www.twitter.com/jesusculture and www.facebook.com/jesusculture, where Jesus Culture has 1.8 million likes.
About Jesus Culture Music:
Sacramento, CA-based Jesus Culture, directed by Banning Liebscher, is a ministry mobilizing a generation of revivalists and reformers who will shape culture and transform nations. It was formed organically through the momentum of a movement whose focus is to equip a generation to transform society by bringing people into an encounter with God’s love through worship and discipleship. Jesus Culture Music albums capture the heart of this movement. To date, the Jesus Culture band has recorded ten albums and released a total of 21 projects on their music label, includingJesus Culture Unstoppable Love. Additional information on Jesus Culture music and events can be found at www.jesusculture.com.
About Fuel Music:
Fuel Music & Management, LLC, is one of the leading independent distributors of Christian music, CD’s, tapes and vinyl records internationally and enjoys a growing base in artist merchandise sales. Based in Tennessee, the Fuel team brings nearly 50 years of combined music industry experience in record label operations (Furious? Records), record distribution and marketing (EMI Label Group), and artist management for artists ranging from upstart bands to Dove and GRAMMY Award nominated, multi-platinum artists. More information on the company can be found atwww.thefuelmusic.com.