Sparrow Records' Josh Wilson Rings In The Christmas Season
With First Full-Length Holiday Project, Noel
Releasing Oct. 9th, CD Features No. 1 Christmas Single "Jesus Is Alive;"
Readies For Popular Holiday Tour, Noel: A Unique Christmas Experience
NEWS SOURCE: Merge PR
October 2, 2012
Nashville, Tenn - 2 October 2012 - Singer/songwriter Josh Wilson releases his first full-length Christmas album, Noel, October 9th with Sparrow Records. Featuring a mix of holiday classics to originals, Noel includes Wilson's No. 1 Christmas single of 2011 "Jesus is Alive," and is the follow up to his highly successful Noel: A Unique Christmas Experience, a tour now in its third year.
Wilson will kick off his popular tour Noel: A Unique Christmas Experience on November 29th, hitting 18 cities across the U.S. Continuing to grow each season, the tour will run through December 23rd and all of the dates are listed below. To catch a look into what the Christmas Experience is all about, please visit this link to find out more.
Additionally, concertgoers will be able to find out more about the organization Three Avacados: Non-Profit Coffee, a ministry Wilson supports that works to provide clean water in Uganda. This St. Louis, MO-based company will have coffee for sale at each of the tour dates. To find out more, please visit threeavocados.org.
Known for being one of the top songwriters and multi-instrumentalists in the industry, Josh Wilson has been hailed as "the future of Christian pop" by the media and his acclaimed albums are regularly named to Year-End Top Ten Album lists. He has released numerous No. 1 hits, including "Savior Please," I Refuse," and the powerful track "Before the Morning," which landed the No. 4 spot on Billboard's Year-End Christian Songs chart.
NOEL Track Listing:
1. The First Noel
2. Jesus Is Alive
3. Go Tell It On The Mountain
4. Do You Hear What I Hear
5. Christmas Changes Everything
6. Almost Christmas
8. Carol of the Bells
9. Angels We Have Heard On High
10. Once A Year
Noel: A Unique Christmas Experience Tour Dates:
Nov 29 - Indianapolis, IN at Calvary Temple
Nov 30 - Ft. Wayne, IN at LifeBridge Church
Dec 1 - Akron, OH at The Bridge at ABT
Dec 2 - Columbus, OH at Jersey Baptist Church
Dec 5 - Mountain Home, AR at Eastside Baptist Church
Dec 6 - Conway, AR at Woodland Heights Baptist Church
Dec 7 - Dallas, TX at Compass Church
Dec 8 - Houston, TX at The Met
Dec 9 - Friendswood, TX at Friendswood Community Church
Dec 11 - Lubbock, TX at Southcrest Baptist Church
Dec 13 - Tulsa, OK at Southern Hills Baptist Church
Dec 14 - Overland Park, KS at Emmanuel Baptist Church
Dec 15 - Paducah, KY at Community Life Church
Dec 16 - St. Louis, MO at Grace St. Louis
Dec 18 - Senatobia, MS at Lifepoint Church
Dec 21 - Jacksonville, FL at The Church at Argyle
Dec 22 - Gainesville, FL at Abundant Grace Community
Dec 23 - Umatilla, FL at FBC of Umatilla
About Josh Wilson:
Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Josh Wilson grew up the son of a preacher in Lubbock, Texas. He signed to Sparrow Records in 2006 and released his major label debut, Trying to Fit the Ocean in a Cup, in 2008. The album was met with critical acclaim, hailed by Christian Retailing as "the future of Christian pop" and named among the Top Ten Best Albums that year by GospelMusicChannel.com. Additionally, Billboard has named Wilson one of the most played artists at Christian radio.
He has released numerous No. 1 hits, including "Savior Please," "I Refuse" and the powerful track "Before the Morning," which landed the No. 4 spot on Billboard's Year-End Christian Songs chart. He has had four consecutive Top 10 AC singles, and his songs have appeared on the past three WOW compilation CD's. Wilson also attracted national media attention and a breakout viral video when he had travelers at the Newark airport breakout in "Hey Jude" during a 6-hour security lockdown. Joshwilsonmusic.com.
For more info on Josh Wilson visit the JFH Artists Database.