SEATTLE, WA...October 1, 2009...Releasing their fourth studio project that embodied everything fans know as Hawk Nelson, the band's "Live Life Loud" debuted at No. 54 on the Billboard Top 200 albums. The project was the third top album on the overall Christian chart, the 18th digital album in the nation, the second digital album on the Christian chart and debuted with eight singles in the Top 200 digital tracks.
The release followed nationwide promotions with the AmazonMP3.com Deal of the Day on street day as well as a music video premiere on MySpace.com's music homepage. Also don't forget the entire month of September promotion "30 Days of Hawk Nelson," which featured a new surprise for fans each day. The band also debuted their album and new songs live on the road with the Skillet Alive & Awake tour, which continues through December.
"Live Life Loud" loudly resounded with media reviewers as they touted the album as Hawk Nelson's "most mature," "diverse collection," and "best overall album." Here are what other reviewers had to say:
"...given Hawk Nelson's consistency and longevity thus far, there's no reason why they can't mirror that latter comparison and stay relevant amidst a maturing artistic direction."
"Hawk Nelson is back with a fun pop-punk album that is sure to please their longtime fans and create some new converts along the way."
"When it comes down to it, Hawk Nelson has produced a very smooth album.....Live Life Loud is a strong coaster that should have you singing along in no time."
"Hawk Nelson is no longer the amateur band that was signed to Tooth & Nail years ago. They have matured in both their style, attitude, lyrical/chord choices & seem to have gained a lot of experience with their involvement with Trevor McNevan during the last several years. This is another step in the right direction for Hawk Nelson, hopefully not their last!"
"Live Life Loud is a bold and diverse collection of pop punk and pop rock tunes that take the band through some familiar
territory while they also get several chances to stretch the proverbial creative wings as well."
"This is the best overall album by Hawk Nelson in my opinion."
--NewReleaseTuesday.com reviewer Kevin Davis
"These energetic Canadians have always been full of fun, and they want to make sure their fans are living life to the fullest as well. A perennial fave for TV, films and promos, Hawk Nelson will surely be popping up all over with music from this disc."
"Hawk Nelson has released their most mature and musically-broad album to date."
"After almost 30 play-throughs of Hawk Nelson's fourth cut, Live Life Loud, I can assure you that this band has grown and matured in the signature pop-punk sound that we fell in love with way back on Letters to the President."
Hawk Nelson's current radio single "Meaning Of Life" went Top 10 this week at CHR format, as well as New and Active at AC Monitored and AC Indicator. The debut rock single, "Alive," is at No. 11. For Hawk Nelson tour dates that run through December 6th, visit Hawk Nelson's MySpace (http://www.myspace.com/hawknelson), and don't forget to be one of the 100,000+ fans on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/hawknelson). Hawk Nelson can also be found on Twitter @hawknelson.
For more info on Hawk Nelson, visit the JFH Artists Database.
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