Gotee recording artist Out Of Eden has announced that they will be ending their 13- year run as one of the Christian marketplace’s marquee urban-pop singing groups. Out of Eden The Hits, a twelve-song collection with one brand new song, will release on August 1st to commemorate their career.
“This has been such an incredible journey for the three of us. We have been blessed to work with some of the most amazing people and to sing for an amazing audience. I want to send my deepest thanks and gratitude to our Gotee family, Chaffee Management, The William Morris Agency, and all the numerous agencies, management teams, promoters, radio personnel and website managers with whom we have had the pleasure of working,” says Lisa Kimmey. “After 13 years, it's an extensive list, and I am so thankful for each person that put their time and energy into Out of Eden. Really, we're just three women that said "yes" to God as young girls, and we hope that our listeners walk away with the knowledge that God loves them, and that if they give their lives to His use, He can do amazing things with, for and through their lives. Thanks to all our fans around the world. I have loved praising God with you, and I will certainly miss you."
Andrea Baca adds, "We have been so blessed to minister and sing to so many people and we thank all of our fans for their support over the years. Though we will not be together as Out of Eden we will continue our ministry of reaching out to young people and sharing Christ with this generation. Thank you to all those who have helped us fulfill the vision that God
gave us concerning Out of Eden."
“Now that our 13-year career is coming to an end, I can sit and look back with amazement at what God has done” Danielle Kimmey echoes. “He took three normal girls from Richmond, Virginia and gave us a platform on which to speak and minister to a generation. Wow! We couldn’t have done it alone, so thanks to all of you who believed in us, especially our family, our working family and our family at Gotee.”
Out Of Eden, comprised of sisters Lisa Kimmey, Andrea Baca, and Danielle Kimmey, has six albums to their credit since debuting in 1994, with the most recent Hymns releasing this past March. With nearly one-and-a-half million albums sold, the group has merited numerous accolades such as the BMG Award for “Best Urban Album Of The Year” two years in a row, as well as two Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, with an additional 11 nominations. The siblings have toured extensively sharing the stage with icons such as Destiny’s Child, The Pointer Sisters, Michael W. Smith, CeCe Winans, and Kirk Franklin, and performed at various events including both the Billy Graham and Franklin Graham Crusades, as well as Girls Of Grace teen conferences with Point of Grace. Out Of Eden has seen numerous successes on the television and movie front with songs used in UPN’S America’s Next Top Model II, The WB Network’s Dawson’s Creek, Eddie Murphy’s “Dr. Doolittle,” Christina Aguilera's Diary, and The Chris Rock Show. The group also made an appearance on the primetime UPN show Moesha (starring Brandy).
Out of Eden The Hits will feature the songs “Lovely Day,” “More Than You Know,” “Greater Love,” “River,” “Window,” “Different Now,” Meditate,” “Rolling Stone,” as well as “Love, Peace & Happiness,” “Soldiers,” “My Faith,” and the brand new song “Mighty Good To Me.”
For more information on Out Of Eden, go to www.gotee.com or the official artist website at www.outofedenonline.com. High resolution images can be downloaded at http://media.gotee.com
Author: Leane Bush
Date: 07 June 2006