Jason Gray’s New CD A Way to See in the Dark Lauded As Career Project And Is Highest Debuting Album Of Gray’s Career
JesusFreakHideout.com Asks….Is Jason Gray The New Steven Curtis Chapman?
Nashville, TN (September 21, 2011) —- One of Christian music’s most prolific singer/songwriters, Jason Gray, is enjoying his most successful album with the CD debuting at #16 on the Current Contemporary Christian chart. This is Gray’s highest debut project of his career. At the same time, A Way To See In The Dark is receiving glowing reviews and is being hailed as Gray’s best offering to date. One of two reviews at JesusFreakHideout.com asks….Is Jason Gray the new Steven Curtis Chapman? The website also adds, With his down home personality and wide open and tuneful song writing, Gray is poised to take the mantle as the next great CCM artist. For more stellar reviews please see below.
Examiner.com - From start to finish, Jason Gray’s A Way to See in the Dark is simply breath-taking.
Crosswalk.com - Gray is truly a poignant songwriter with the ability to gently turn a common phrase into a work of art.
NewReleaseTuesday.com - What emerges on the new project is a thought-provoking collection of artful, emotional and radio-friendly tunes that achieve a high level of accessibility without sacrificing any of Gray’s personality or creativity.
Additional media coverage for Gray includes CBN Interactive, Focus On The Family’s October chapel service, Essential Connection story (November 2011), CCM Magazine review (October), Christian Music Today review and feature, Christian Post review, Christian Manifest review, AllAboutWorship.com feature, Focus On The Family’s Plugged In (song features), to name a few. Divine Detour posted an interview with Gray last Friday and received a significant comment from award-winning author, Stephanie Grace Whitson.
“On the recommendation of our daughter, who is a singer/songwriter in Nashville, my husband and I attended the Andrew Peterson Christmas tour, Behold The Lamb Of God in Lincoln, Nebraska and I heard Jason Gray perform “I Am New,” says Whitson. “Words fail to say how that song has impacted my personal walk with the Lord. Someday Jason will get stars in his crown because of his ministry in my life. I’ve known the Lord for nearly half a century … but Jason taught me and enriched my life. May God bless Jason mightily.”
Gray is also having an impact at Christian radio with KLOVE just adding his current and first single from the new CD, “Remind Me Who I Am.” The song is currently #25 at AC Indicator and New & Active at AC Monitor.
As usual, Gray stays busy with his active touring schedule as he will once again appear at Andrew Peterson’s Hutchmoot event in Nashville September 22-25.. Gray will hit the road with labelmates Downhere and Aaron Shust, on the Called To Love Tour that launches in October. Gray will team with Peterson once again beginning December 1st on Peterson’s continually sold out tour, Behold The Lamb Of God.
About Jason Gray
Gray began building a loyal fanbase as an independent artist and his talent garnered the attention of CCM artist, Sara Groves, and Gray credits Groves with giving him an important start in his career. After playing guitar and being the opening act on several of Groves tour dates, it eventually led to opening for additional acts, such as BarlowGirl and Shaun Groves. Gray eventually recorded two independent projects before signing with Centricity Music and releasing his first national CD in 2007, All The Lovely Losers. The project received rave reviews and was heralded as one of the top albums of that year. Gray’s sophomore project, Everything Sad Is Coming Untrue firmly established him has a solid artist in the Christian music genre. The album brought Gray his highest-charting single, More Like Falling In Love, and the song garnered Gray his first ASCAP Performance Award in 2011. Gray has toured with such major acts as Michael W. Smith, Third Day, tobyMac, Sanctus Real, Francesca Battistelli, Tenth Avenue North and Jeremy Camp. For more information on Gray please visit www.jasongraymusic.com.
About Centricity Music
Centricity Music is an independent recording and publishing company based in Bellevue, Washington and Nashville, Tennessee. The company’s mission is to enable our artists to create life-changing experiences for the world. Centricity Music’s artist roster includes Jaime Jamgochian, Downhere, Jason Gray, Andrew Peterson, High Valley, Sixteen Cities and Me In Motion. For more information about Centricity Music visit online at www.centricitymusic.com.