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JFH Music News Celebrates 19 Years with Release of Fifth Volume of Popular Indie Music Compilation Series

Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Five
Releases on Website's 19th Anniversary

Free compilation boasts such artists as House of Heroes, Fireflight, Kevin Max, Ellie Holcomb, Audrey Assad, Jars of Clay, Remedy Drive, Lights Go Down, and more!

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NEWS SOURCE: Cross The Streams PR
August 13, 2015

Bethlehem, PA (August 13, 2015) -, one of the pioneers of Christian music media on the web that has helped to pave the way for similar media outlets, is celebrating 19 years online today. To celebrate, the JFH team is releasing the next installment of their popular free indie mp3 compilation, Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Five. The biggest JFH compilation to date -- offering 53 songs and artists -- is the first to feature original cover artwork drawn by JFH founder and Editor-in-Chief, John DiBiase. Fans can also enter to win limited edition numbered prints of the artwork as part of the site's anniversary celebration. (Click here to enter the contest!). Additional prints are available for purchase in DiBiase's online art shop to help support JFH.

Click here to download the free 53-song indie sampler.

Like each compilation before it, Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About, Volume Five is comprised of artists that the JFH staff personally invited to be a part of the project. In most cases, it has been left up to the artist to select the individual song to be featured on the compilation--with a few exceptions where they left it up to the JFH team to make the call.

Among the artists represented on Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Five include House of Heroes, Fireflight, Jars of Clay, Kevin Max, Gungor, Remedy Drive, Ellie Holcomb, Ayiesha Woods, Lights Go Down (featuring Hawk Nelson's Jason Dunn), brand new songs from Justin McRoberts and WILKES that have not been previously released, Audrey Assad, Copperlily, The Wedding's Matt Shelton, a reunion single from Poor Old Lu, Playdough, The Gray Havens, Sam Ock, The Lost Days of Summer (featuring Guardian's Jamie Rowe), Robbie Seay Band and many more!

Longtime JFH staff writer Scott Fryberger says about the project, "The music industry is so different than it was ten years ago. Heck, even five. Independent music is a well-established market, with very well-known artists doing it on their own again. But there are a lot of them that are still unknown. We want to shine some light on the scene and introduce people to artists they may have never heard of before; maybe even a new favorite!"

"I love that this is becoming an annual event," adds DiBiase. "I can't think of a better way to express our gratitude to the artists and our faithful readers than to give these compilations out and hopefully help music fans find new artists to get excited about."

The full, 53-song Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Five track listing:

  1. The Worst Kind of gods (from "Smoke EP") (2:57) - House Of Heroes
  2. SAFETY (Featuring Stephen Christian) [from "INNOVA"] (3:21) - FIREFLIGHT
  3. Lamb Of God (from "Death Be Not Proud EP") (5:19) - Audrey Assad
  4. Marvelous Light (from "As Sure As The Sun") (3:12) - Ellie Holcomb
  5. Under The Starlight (from "Commodity") (3:51) - Remedy Drive
  6. 27 (from "Skeleton Key") (4:36) - The Frozen Ocean
  7. Lay Down Your Weapons My Friend (from "Broken Temples: Deluxe Edition") (3:05) - Kevin Max
  8. Fast and Slow (from "The Beautiful Unseen EP") (2:55) - Copperlily
  9. The Great Unwound (Single) (4:00) - Poor Old Lu
  10. Psalm 66 (You Are Great) [from "Psalms, Vol. 3 EP"] (4:55) - Robbie Seay Band
  11. God Will Lift Up Your Head (Acoustic) [from "20"] (5:17) - Jars of Clay
  12. Candles and Kerosene (from "Everything Has Changed EP") (4:14) - Justin McRoberts
  13. Let Your Hands Be Strong (Single) (4:14) - Matt Shelton
  14. Curtains (from "Curtains EP") (4:31) - Harvest
  15. Comrades (feat. Gowe and Nak) [from "Tower Ivory"] (3:52) - J.Han
  16. Make Me Smile (from "GREY") (5:08) - Sam Ock
  17. The Air (from "New Lands") (3:45) - Epic Season
  18. West Coast Calling (Single) (3:43) - Lights Go Down
  19. Vicious Cycle (from "Great Lengths") (4:05) - The Protest
  20. Antidote (from "The Lost Days of Summer EP") (4:20) - The Lost Days of Summer
  21. Anyhow (from "It's Time") (4:59) - Ayiesha Woods
  22. Still I Will Praise (from "For Every Curse") (4:59) - Daniel Bashta
  23. The Man With The Morning In His Eyes (from "Winning the West") (3:37) - Ergo Rex
  24. Jack and Jill, pt.2 (from "Fire and Stone") (5:01) - The Gray Havens
  25. One Wild Life (from "One Wild Life: Soul") (4:07) - Gungor
  26. You've Got A Hold On Me (from "Shells EP") (3:22) - WILKES
  27. Only Love (feat. Phil Joel) [from "When The World's On Fire"] (3:12) - Flood The Stone
  28. 100 (from "Dios Ganó EP") (4:02) - Javie
  29. Saint Dangle (from "Saint Dangle") (3:27) - Playdough
  30. instruMENTALITY (ft. JGivens) [from "Rest Assured EP"] (3:07) - Paradox
  31. Chapter Five: Tuxedo Black [from "Correspondence (a fiction)"] (4:05) - Levi The Poet
  32. Awaken My Soul (from "In Rest") (7:05) - Joel & Amy Davis
  33. Separation (ft. Kelli Taylor) [from "Long Drive"] (4:20) - Jordan Taylor
  34. Inside A Storm Starts To Rise (from "Dos") (3:10) - Reform the Resistance
  35. Break The Cycle (from "Time Is Running Out") (2:17) - New Heart
  36. The End (from "The Vault Sessions") (3:13) - Justifide
  37. Popular (from "InDAPendence") (3:19) - Isaac Knox
  38. Push It Along (from "Beautiful Noise") (3:43) - Sareem Poems & Ess Be
  39. Better Than Us (from "It's Not Just Me in Here EP") (3:23) - Whosah
  40. Bionic (from "Fall of the Light Bearer") (4:07) - Theory Hazit
  41. This Game of God (Single) (3:52) - Jesse Sprinkle
  42. Mercy (from "Mercy") (4:04) - Ravenhill
  43. Fire In My Bones (from "Dust & Clay") (4:29) - Weston Skaggs
  44. Slow Me Down (from "Monolith") (6:28) - Realms
  45. The Traveling Man (Single) (4:23) - Marah in the Mainsail
  46. Nothing Left To Lose (from "Passive Aggression, Vol. 1") (3:36) - Pioneer
  47. Of Youth (from "On the Depths of Depravity") (4:23) - They Will Fall
  48. Bonnaroo (from "InDAPendence") (2:48) - Heir Jordan
  49. I Know You Love Me (from "Broken Restored") (4:10) - J Poetic
  50. Jesus, I Come (from "Hymns") (4:17) - Grinstead
  51. There Is A Love (from "Colors") (3:43) - Grayson Kessenich
  52. Better (from "The Transition") (5:18) - AMP
  53. BONUS TRACK: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (feat. Acacia) [from "Vintage Christmas"] (2:23) - David Ian

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