NEEDTOBREATHE | New Album | ‘Rivers In The Wasteland’

NEEDTOBREATHE | New Album | Rivers In The Wasteland

NEEDTOBREATHE is proud to announce the release of their upcoming album ‘Rivers In The Wasteland’. Set for release on 15th April on Atlantic Records/Word, ‘Rivers In The Wasteland’ is the follow up to their acclaimed album ‘The Reckoning,’ which saw the band spend over two years on the road in support of a collection of anthemic Rock that caught the attention of mainstream media.

‘Difference Maker’ from ‘Rivers In The Wasteland,’ which the band performed to close out the 2013 Dove Awards, has impacted radio in a big way this week as the most added track at Christian Hot AC/CHR and the third most added at Christian AC.

The band’s relentless touring saw them captivate music fans at festivals such as Bonnaroo and Austin City Limits, along with standout performances on Letterman, Fallon, Leno and Conan. However, this extensive touring is where the musicians began grappling with both significant inner turmoil and the external pressure created by notoriety. For all three musicians, they had to take a well-deserved break and meditate on what each wanted NEEDTOBREATHE to be. After some time, the guys all agreed that the answer was to return to the band’s roots and find the anchor of musical simplicity.

‘Rivers In The Wasteland’ – the sound of a band excited to reconnect with the idea of a fresh start – was co-produced by the band with the help of various producers including Joe Chiccarelli, Kevin Augunas, Ed Cash and Jerrod Bettis, and was recorded at the band’s own Plantation Studios in Charleston, Fairfax Recordings (formally Sound City Studios) in Los Angeles and Blackbird Studios in Nashville.

“We’ve come through some rough moments and some amazing moments,” says guitarist & vocalist Bo Rinehart. “We’re the most energized we’ve ever been. The band is young again. We’ve got a new sense of purpose and we believe in what we’re doing. We just fell back in love with the idea of what we get to do.”

‘Rivers In The Wasteland’ is now available for pre-order and comes with two instant grat tracks – ‘The Heart’ and ‘Difference Maker’. Visit NEEDTOBREATHE’s website to purchase.

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