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Pocket Full of Rocks Releases Most Anticipated Album to Date, More Than Noise, in Preparation for "The One Life" Tour


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NEWS SOURCE: Word Records, a Jesusfreakhideout.com report
March 2, 2010

Nashville, Tenn., March 2, 2010— GMA Dove Award-nominated worship band Pocket Full of Rocks is releasing their third studio project More Than Noise on March 2, 2010. Helmed by award-winning producer Ed Cash (Chris Tomlin, Leeland, Bebo Norman), More Than Noise matches heartfelt lyrics and melodies with stellar production.

“We started recording with Ed Cash in the spring of ‘09, and it's always amazing to watch songs take on a life of their own,” says lead singer and songwriter Michael Farren. “Honestly, I cannot pick a favorite. ‘When Love Whispers Your Name’ was co-written with my daughter Madison, who also sings the backing vocals on the track...so you can imagine my fondness for that one. There is also ‘Come As You Are’, written with my friends Chad Cates and Tony Wood. This song has already had a profound effect as we've begun sharing it live. Another highlight would have to be the last-minute addition of ‘Let It Rain.’ This song was actually written back in 1999, but Ed heard it with fresh ears, and it has now taken on a whole new life as well!”

To kick off the new record, their first single “Alive” was the most added single at Christian AC for multiple weeks, with airplay on both KLOVE and Air 1. The single peaked in the Top 10 on the AC Christian radio, making more than 10,000 weekly audience impressions.

In conjunction with the release of More Than Noise, Big Fish FM is hosting a CD release concert in the band’s hometown of Texarkana, AR on March 12. Each ticket will include a copy of Pocket Full of Rocks’ new CD. For more information, visit www.bigfishfm.com.

Pocket Full of Rocks will also join 33Miles and newcomers Kimber Rising this spring for “The One Life Tour” sponsored by Christian humanitarian organization Food for the Hungry. The tour will visit approximately 30 cities between March and May 2010. Visit www.pocketfullrocks.com/tour for the most up-to-date tour information.

THE ONE LIFE TOUR SCHEDULE (all dates subject to change):
March 19 – New Berlin, WI (Milwaukee, WI) - Poplar Creek Church Cafe
March 20 – Milan, TN – Chapel Hill Baptist Church
March 24 – Ardmore, OK – Crystal Rock Cathedral
April 10 – Winnsboro, LA – Franklin Parish Catfish Festival
April 11 – Portland, TX – First Baptist Church
April 12 – Pharr, TX – Trinity Worship Center
April 16 – Lufkin, TX – Carpenter’s Way Church
April 17 – Ovilla, TX – Ovilla Road Baptist Church
April 22 – Richmond, KY – First Baptist Church
April 23 – Ashland, KY – Paramount Arts Center
April 24 – Madisonville, KY - TBD
May 1 – Oxford, NE – Southern Valley High School

About Pocket Full of Rocks
Pocket Full of Rocks has been leading worship together for over 14 years. Lead singer and songwriter Michael Farren has written hit songs “Let It Rain” and “Let The Worshippers Arise”, which are now worship standards in the contemporary church. The band’s previous release, Manifesto, earned a 2008 Dove nomination for Worship Album of the Year.

About Word Entertainment
A leader in the music industry for more than 50 years, Word Entertainment, a Warner/Curb company, is a unique, comprehensive entertainment company comprised of multi-faceted artist service departments including publishing, merchandising, booking, and online initiatives. Word Entertainment represents some of the top names and brands in music, including Point Of Grace, BarlowGirl, Mark Schultz, Big Daddy Weave, Group 1 Crew, Sidewalk Prophets, Remedy Drive, pureNRG and Francesca Battistelli, and is home to Word Distribution, Word Print, The Breen Agency, Word Music Publishing and Word Label Group’s Word Records, Fervent Records, Myrrh Records and Squint Records.

For more info on Pocket Full of Rocks, visit the JFH Artists Database.

 

 

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