Building 429 – Two New Christmas Songs!

Labels:3rd Wave
Number of Tracks:2
Total Time:00:07:21
From the Album:Two New Christmas Songs!
Formats:Christian,Christian AC,Christian CHR,Christian Hot AC,Christian Inspo,Christian Praise & Worship,Christian Specialty,Christian Top 40,Christmas
Available Date & Time: Oct 23 2019 08:55:00 EDT
Impact Date: Nov 29 2019 00:00:00

TWO NEW Christmas songs from industry vets Building 429!

"A Thrill of Hope (O Holy Night/Agnus Dei)"

"Birthday of a King"


Jason Roy on "A Thrill of Hope"

It’s always a challenge to record a standard like “O Holy Night” or “Agnus Dei.” There are so many amazing versions that already exist, but I had been working on a version of both songs together for years and couldn’t ever get it right. Those two songs are some of my all-time favorites so it was incredibly important that whatever we added to the pantheon of versions of both songs would be at the least interesting and, hopefully, incredibly powerful. Until this year I was sure we would never record either of them, much less put them together, but we finally landed on something that we thought was special. I hope fans of Christmas and worship music alike enjoy this new version of two amazing classics.


Jason on "Birthday of a King"

When the idea was tossed to me to record “Birthday of a King,” I honestly didn’t even remember the song. After listening to it I realized that it was a standard that I had sung since my choir days in elementary school. Then it amazed me that no one had ever tried to record it in a modern format. I love this song and I LOVE “Extravagant.” When we were working on a bridge for “Birthday of a King,” I happened to hum the song “Extravagant” and it dawned on me that they were perfect together!  We hope our fans love it as much as we do!!


Building 429 Career Highlights:

-2013 GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for We Won’t Be Shaken

-Nominated for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards for Top Christian Song “We Won’t Be Shaken”

-Nominated for the 2014 KLOVE Fan Awards for Group or Duo of the Year

-“Where I Belong” was Billboard’s 2012 Christian Song of the Year, Christian Songs Artist of the Year and Christian AC Songs Artist of the Year

-With 15 weeks at No. 1, “Where I Belong” was one of the longest running No. 1 singles in Billboard Christian Charts history

-“Where I Belong” was named BMI’s 2013 Song of the Year, the band’s second BMI Song of the Year honor with “Glory Defined” winning the recognition in 2005

-The band’s single “Impossible” made label history receiving an astounding 95 radio adds on its add date

-“Where I Belong” is an RIAA-certified gold single

-Approaching 1 million career sales (domestic)

-Over 100 million career streams (domestic)

-“Fear No More” reached Top Five (#4) on the National Christian Audience chart




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