Hillsong United Announce New Record 'The White Album [the remix project]' is Coming Soon
This week popular worship band Hillsong United revealed their newest project, The White Album [the remix project] on social media this week.
The band admitted to their fans that this project would be uncharted territory on Facebook.
"Excited to announce something new for us - 'the white album' [the remix project]. This is the artwork - let us know what you think. We will be playing it first for our @upfront members! More info coming soon..." they posted.
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United left followers wondering what the follow up to their 2013 release Zion would be. They first hinted it was a remix project with the release of Zion Acoustic Sessions, a stripped down version of their third studio album.
Mtv.com has the album date slated to release on March 4. This perhaps will be a new direction musically for Hillsong United as they delve into the world of remixes. Essentially a worship band, the Australian-based group has been experimental with their a variety of sounds and instruments, furthering their popularity worldwide and catering to a broader audience.
The band's heartfelt song "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)," made the list for top Christian songs of 2013 securing the number one spot. They released Oceans EP which was comprised of several different versions of the song "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" from the album Zion.
Zion had international success as it peaked at No. 5 on the U.S. Billboard 200, and was No. 1 on the AUS Albums Chart.
Hillsong United was originally formed by friends from within the youth ministry called "Powerhouse Youth," which was led by Hillsong Youth Pastors Phil & Lucinda Dooley for several years. In 2002 after Reuben Morgan stepped down as co-worship leader of the band, Joel Houston, the eldest son of the church's senior pastor Brian Houston, and Marty Sampson led the group together.
The 2007 album All of the Above was the first album to be fully studio recorded. They released several EPs and Live albums as well as two additional studio albums, Aftermath, and their latest Zion. The band is well known for touring in numerous countries, and leading worship in various places.
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