Zach Williams Ends 2016 With Surprise New Album Release 'Chain Breaker'; Touring This Spring With Big Daddy Weave, Chris Tomlin

Press ReleaseJan 02, 2017 09:29 AM EST
Zach WilliamsAlbum cover for Zach Williams' 2016 "Chain Breaker" LP.

Newly minted Grammy-nominee Zach Williams has just dropped his new full-length album, Chain Breaker. Williams made the surprise album announcement in December during a hometown show in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Available now at iTunes, the Chain Breaker LP offers ten songs - five from his EP of the same name along with five new tunes. Click here to download the album. 

The surprise release of the Chain Breaker LP is a result of the outpouring of support for Williams' first single of the same name, which quickly reached No. 1 at Christian radio, and the fall release of the Chain Breaker EP. Due to consumer demand, the Chain Breaker LP was released this weekend instead of in the spring when it was originally scheduled to debut. The physical album will be available everywhere on Jan. 27 and is currently out now on all digital sales and streaming services. 

In addition to the influx of stories that Williams continues to receive from people impacted by his music, the song "Chain Breaker" and the Chain Breaker EP have consistently been at the top of iTunes and Amazon sales charts. Both the single and EP are featured on the best of 2016 lists on iTunes, Apple Music, and Amazon. 

This weekend's show in his hometown was especially meaningful to Williams because it was held at his high school and almost to the day, when Williams' life was spiraling down a dark path, he was expelled from that very school his senior year. It was a highly impactful moment for Williams to be able to announce the release of his new album because the songs are deeply inspired by the redemption he's since found in Christ. Click here to watch a portion of the show streamed via Facebook Live.

Beginning on Jan. 25, Williams will join Big Daddy Weave's "Set Free Tour," which will run through March 18. He will then join Chris Tomlin's 23-city "Worship Night In America Tour," which kicks off April 4 and runs through May 13. For tickets, please visit the tour page.   

Announced earlier in December, Williams recently received his first Grammy nomination. He was recognized for his debut No. 1 single, "Chain Breaker," in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category, which acknowledges both the artist and songwriters. The 59th Annual Grammy Awards will be held live on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, on CBS. For more information please visit Grammy.com

Below is the full track list of the Chain Breaker LP:

1. "Chain Breaker"

2. "Old Church Choir"

3. "Survivor"

4. "To The Table"

5. "My Liberty"

6. "Song Of Deliverance"

7. "Fear Is A Liar"

8. "Everything Changed"

9. "Revival"

10. "So Good To Me"

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