for KING & COUNTRY, released, ‘The Proof Of Your Love (The Monologue Mix),’ digitally to fans on 12th June. The new version of the single, which includes a monologue from 1 Corinthians 13:1-3, jumped into the Top 5 on iTunes immediately upon release while climbing to No. 19 on Billboard’s Christian Songs chart.
Siblings Joel and Luke, also known as for KING & COUNTRY, commented on the significance of the single, “This song is one of the most challenging songs for us to sing because it’s a call to action. It’s easy to talk, but it’s another thing entirely to live our lives as the proof of God’s love. It’s truly a challenge to us all.”
The brothers have been regularly recognized for their honest and meaningful lyrics. Andrea Kleid, VP of National Promotion for Word Entertainment acknowledged this song’s allure to Christian music fans, “Our listeners crave truth. I believe the reason this version is connecting is because for KING & COUNTRY reminds our listeners in a relevant way that love is the ultimate commandment.”
The original version of the song, ‘The Proof Of Your Love,’ is available on the duo’s debut album, ‘Crave,’ which was released earlier this year to outstanding critical praise. for KING & COUNTRY were named as one of Billboard’s 17 acts to watch in 2012 and are already Contemporary Christian Music’s best-selling new artist of 2012. New Release Tuesday noted that ‘Crave’ was “One of the Best Debut Projects in Years!” Their music has also piqued the interest of music fans outside the Christian genre. Entertainment Tonight’s The Insider.com said the duo, “make music that speaks directly to your heart” and have been “gaining popularity in the alt-rock genre.” American Songwriter commented that “for KING & COUNTRY may just be Australia’s answer to Coldplay.”