Mars Hill Music Present New Album From Ghost Ship ‘The Good King’

Mars Hill Music Present New Album From Ghost Ship Titled The Good King

Earlier this year, Mars Hill Music entered into a partnership with Tooth & Nail Records/BEC Recordings to share the variety of worship bands from Mars Hill Church. The second full-length release from this partnership will be from Ghost Ship, which finds its home in the new Mars Hill Downtown building in Seattle. The Folk-Rock worship band will release their full-length album, ‘The Good King,’ on 11th June.

Lead Worship Pastor at Mars Hill Church Downtown Seattle Cam Huxford thought he’d follow in his father’s footsteps (a pastor to the same congregation for 28 years); however, this Georgia native started down the path of a musician early as he discovered music.

“I had this really bad folk band,” he admits, detailing his early days as a musician, “And we were kids, just sharing songs we’d written, and I had an idea for a worship song…and we just wrote it.” He went on to study Music and Theology at East Tennessee University, and post-graduation landed as the lead worship pastor for a 20k congregation back at his father’s church.

Years later, Huxford and his wife started feeling called towards urban ministry and, after researching, found that Seattle was one of the most un-churched cities in the nation. They learned about Mars Hill and Huxford quickly became involved. He’s been leading worship at the downtown campus ever since.

Seeing the congregation sing alongside him is what Huxford and his band Ghost Ship have been doing for about two and half years. Comprised of Huxford, Doug Finefrock, Jamison Dewlen, Chae Choi, Shay Carlucci, and Fancy Morales, the septet worships with a Rock-Folk sound that fosters Huxford’s specialty of scripture-inspired storytelling. They write and lead with the faith that God will be at the centre of it all, thus the name of their band. ‘Ghost Ship’ is a reminder that they’re moving by the power of the Holy Ghost, active vessels for the Lord motivated through the Spirit.

Track List:

  • Mediator
  • Orion
  • Lion Man
  • Jude Doxology
  • Son of David
  • The Truth
  • Holy Holy Holy
  • The Gospel
  • Behold the Lamb of God
  • Where Were You
  • What a Friend We Have in Jesus

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4 Comments

  1. m-briomusic.com (@mbriomusic)

    May 14, 2013 at 6:03 pm

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  2. Matt Brooks (@MattJABrooks)

    May 14, 2013 at 3:10 pm

    RT @MHM_GhostShip: Sweet! The good folks at @mbriomusic wrote up a little something about our new album ‘The Good King’ coming out 6/11: http://t.co/zQGevQFN4z

  3. m-briomusic.com (@mbriomusic)

    May 14, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    RT @MHM_GhostShip: Sweet! The good folks at @mbriomusic wrote up a little something about our new album ‘The Good King’ coming out 6/11: http://t.co/zQGevQFN4z

  4. m-briomusic.com (@mbriomusic)

    May 13, 2013 at 12:39 pm

    .@MarsHillMusic present new album from @MHM_GhostShip ‘The Good King’ – This band look exciting & interesting | http://t.co/1oZnelcO6L

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