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Jars of Clay is a Christian rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. The members met at Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois. Although the band has no permanent drummer or bass guitarist, Jeremy Lutito and Gabe Ruschival of Disappointed by Candy fill these roles for live concerts. The band's name is derived from the New International Version 's translation of 2 Corinthians This verse is paraphrased in their song "Four Seven", which appears as a hidden track on the CD release of their self-titled album.
Pursuing a career in music together was Easy Jetter* - La Soupe Aux Choux necessarily their original goal; some of the first songs they wrote together were for music and recording classes they were taking at the time.
While in college playing together at local coffee houses, Jars gained a reputation for their original arrangement of "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" which had been adapted to the tune of Nirvana 's "Smells Like Teen Spirit". Inthe band submitted a demo to a talent competition run by the Gospel Music Association and were selected as finalists. The buzz from their performance in Nashville and the demo's popularity resulted in offers from record labels, so the band decided to drop school and move to Nashville.
The band signed with Essential Records and started recording their first full-length studio album, Jars of Clay. Adrian Belewof progressive rock band King Crimsonheard the band and offered to produce, leading to him producing two songs: "Liquid" and " Flood ".
When the single "Flood" began to climb the charts on mainstream radio stations, Silvertone Records Essential's parent company started to heavily promote the song, turning it into one of the biggest mainstream hits ever by a band on a Christian label.
This resulted in a small backlash from some Christian groups. The EP was re-released, on Silvertone Records, in with a slightly different track listing on. Mind Games - Jars Of Clay Featuring Leagues And Matthew Perryman Jones - Jars Of Clay 2012 Spring To band's second album, Much Afraidproduced by Stephen Lipson was also released in Lead radio single, " Unforgetful You ", was also featured on the soundtrack to the motion picture Drive Me Crazy.
Inthe four members of the band received Baby Mou - MG Atmosphere - The Essential Deep degrees at Greenville College.
Odmark still received an honorary degree, despite having attended the University of Rochester in upstate New York. Inthe band self-produced and released their fourth album, The Eleventh Hourwhich earned them a Grammy award for the third album in a row.
The double-disc Furthermore: From the Studio, From the Stage features an acoustic disc and a live disc. The acoustic disc consisted of reworked and rearranged fan favorites, two The Eleventh Hour b-sidesand a cover of Adam Again 's "Dig". The live disc features a recent concert recording that include songs from throughout the band's career. The band continued the acoustic and organic approach that was featured on Furthermore for their fifth studio album entitled Who We Are Insteadwhich released on November 4, On the album, the band revisited various styles they had used previously, as well as experimenting with new influences, such as gospel, hymns, and Junkyard Lipstick - Hellbent Creek 's "newgrass" style.
In earlythe band released Redemption Songsa collection of hymns and traditional songs. The band wrote new melodies to some old hymns and rearranged the music for several others. They also covered five hymns from the Indelible Grace CD series a series which originated from the work of Reformed University Fellowship. In latethe band announced that the writing process for a new studio album was nearing completion, and that they would be returning to the studio to record the album in the early part of the year.
This new project, entitled Good Monsterswas released on September 5, On September 4,two albums from the band were released simultaneously.
The first was a mainstream release of Live Monstersan EP of live concert recordings of songs, originally recorded for Good Monsters and that had been previously released through the iTunes Store and the official Jars of Clay online store. On April 1,Essential Records released the band's third greatest hits album, the second in the past year, Greatest Hits. Included was the new song Kitna Haseen Chehra - Various - Dilwale & Saajan (O.S.T.) is the Protest".
In mid, the song "Good Monsters" was featured in the pilot of the television show Eli Stone. In Marchthe band announced at a concert in Des Moines, Iowa that they were Mind Games - Jars Of Clay Featuring Leagues And Matthew Perryman Jones - Jars Of Clay 2012 Spring To longer on Essential Records and would now be releasing music independently.
Later, press releases announced the name of their label as Gray Matterswhich would be a partnership with Nettwerk Music Group. It was subsequently released on CD on August 19, It also included "Prisoner of Hope", which is not found on any other Jars album. The Shelter was released October 5, and features eleven tracks.
During their promotion for the album, the band streamed the entire album for a few days before its release on their website. Lead singer Dan Haseltine visited Africa inwhich in turn inspired the founding of Blood:Water Missiona non-profit organization created to raise awareness and Mind Games - Jars Of Clay Featuring Leagues And Matthew Perryman Jones - Jars Of Clay 2012 Spring To for the poverty and AIDS stricken regions of the continent.
The mission has begun the Wells project, an effort to have a thousand new wells built throughout Africa. In a interview with NPR 's Scott Simon on Weekend Edition Saturdayresponding to a question about the relatively subtle religious content of their music, Haseltine said, "our songs From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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