Wrapping up street-week promotions in support of their highly-anticipated third album, How Can We Be Silent, Fervent Records’ sister rock trio BarlowGirl recently debuted at No. 1 on multiple Christian SoundScan charts.
Capturing the top position on SoundScan’s CBA chart, BarlowGirl seized the No. 1 spots on the combined CBA and general market chart along with the digital albums chart. The critically acclaimed How Can We Be Silent further claimed the No. 40 position on Billboard’s Top 200 chart.
BarlowGirl’s music is additionally becoming a favorite among cell phone users as the group offers customizable ringtones to fans through UrTone. The UrTone platform, available at www.myspace.com/barlowgirl and www.barlowgirl.com, provides fans the unique opportunity to customize their own ringtones from all songs listed in the BarlowGirl catalog
BarlowGirl has solidified their rock stature in the Christian and mainstream music scene with their 2004 self-titled debut and follow-up 2005 project, Another Journal Entry. The success of these two albums resulted in sales of over 600,000, four No. 1 hits, nine Dove Award nominations and the mega-hit, “I Need You To Love Me,” became the longest running No. 1 single in Christian Radio Weekly’s CHR chart history at a record 13 weeks. The song additionally was certified in May for 50,000 spins, according to BDS. BarlowGirl has been featured on NBC News/Today show, Associated Press, Sophisticates Hairstyle magazine, winner of Yahoo! Music’s “Who’s Next” series and recently was named the 2007 Youth Ambassador for the National Day of Prayer.
For more information on BarlowGirl, or to purchase How Can We Be Silent, visit www.barlowgirl.com or www.myspace.com/barlowgirl.
Author: Janet Bozeman
Date: 07 August 2007