Sunday, September 27, 2009

Casting Crowns: DOTM

This is the discography of a band I went and saw last night with some guys from my church. It was a pretty amazing experience. They have a lot of really cool and meaningful songs.

They are a Christian rock band from the Florida/Georgia area.

Casting Crowns
Released in September 2003 by Beach Street Records.
Produced by Mark Miller and Steven Curtis Chapman.
Band lineup:
Mark Hall - vocals; Melodee Devevo - violin, vocals; Juan Devevo - guitar; Andy Williams - drums; Hector Cervantes - guitar; Chris Huggman - bass; Megan Garrett - piano, keyboards, vocals.
Tracks: 10
Highlights:
"What If His People Prayed" "If We Are the Body" "Voice of Truth" and "Who Am I"
Notes:
This album reached #59 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums and was certified Platinum in 2005.

Live From Atlanta
Live album released in September 2004 by Beach Street.
Tracks: 6
Notes:
This album peaked at #16 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart.

Lifesong
Released in August 2005 by Reunion Records.
Produced by Mark Miller.
No changes in lineup.
Tracks: 11
Highlights:
"Lifesong" and "Praise You In This Storm"
Notes:
This album reached #9 on the Billboard 200 and have been certified Platinum. Also it won the 2005 Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album.

Lifesong Live
Live album released in October 2006 by Beach Street.
Tracks: 7

The Altar and the Door
Released in August 2007 by Reunion.
Produced by Mark Miller.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 10
Highlights:
"What This World Needs" "The Altar and the Door" and "East to West"
Notes:
This album debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 and reached #1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums.
It is currently certified Gold.

The Altar and the Door Live
Live album released in August 2008 by Beach Street.
Tracks: 8

Peace on Earth
Christmas album released in October 2008.
Tracks: 10

Until The Whole World Hears
Scheduled for release in November 2009 by Reunion.
Produced by Mark Miller.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12

Here is a list of singles that they have released:

If We Are the Body
From the album Casting Crowns released in 2003.
Written by Mark Hall.
This song reached #3 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart.

Who Am I
From the album Casting Crowns released in 2003.
Written by Mark Hall.
This song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart.

Voice of Truth
From the album Casting Crowns released in 2003.
Written by Mark Hall and Steven Curtis Chapman.

Lifesong
From the album Lifesong released in 2005.
Written by Mark Hall.
This song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart.

Praise You in This Storm
From the album Lifesong released in 2005.
Written by Mark Hall and Bernie Herms.
This song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart.

East to West
From the album The Altar and the Door released in 2007.
Written by Mark Hall.
This song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart and won Song of the Year at the 2008 Dove Awards. It was also nominated from a Grammy in the Best Gospel Performance category.

Every Man
From the album The Altar and the Door released in 2007.
Written by Mark Hall, Bernie Herms and Nicole Nordeman.
This song reached #2 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart.

Slow Fade
From the album The Altar and the Door released in 2007.
Written by Mark Hall.
This song reached #5 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart.

Other Notable Achievements:
2007 Contemporary Inspirational Artist of the Year (American Music Awards)
2007 Group of the Year (Dove Awards)
2005 Song of the Year "Who Am I" (Dove)
2005 Group of the Year (Dove)
2005 Songwriter of the Year - Mark Hall (Dove)
2004 Songwriter of the Year - Mark Hall (Dove)
Career record sales exceed 4 million.

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