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Decorated Trio Phillips, Craig & Dean’s Breathe In Bows With Strong and Exciting Debut Week

“When The Stars Burn Down” Continues Climbing at Radio with Tremendous Chart Momentum

Album Release Concerts Performed for Capacity Crowds In All Markets; Additional Show Added Due To Fan Demand

Nashville, Tenn.- On the heels of a street week filled with overwhelmingly positive reviews, several sold-out album release concerts and their single “When The Stars Burn Down” poised to crown radio charts, it’s good to be Phillips, Craig & Dean! Their latest recording Breathe In (Fair Trade Services) bowed at retail last Tuesday, March 13. This, their 12th studio album, entered the Billboard Christian Soundscan charts at No. 4, and in digital sales, the project peaked at No. 4 on the iTunes® Christian Albums chart. “When The Stars Burn Down” continues to burn up the charts at radio, seizing the No. 2 spot on the Billboard Christian Soft AC/INSPO radio chart, the No. 7 position on the Billboard Christian Audience Chart and No. 12 on the AC chart.

Phillips, Craig & Dean also embarked on a street-week promo tour with hugely popular shows in Dallas, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Winston-Salem, N.C.

The Breathe In album release promotional concerts garnered sell-out crowds on Mon., March 12 at Gateway Church in Dallas, Tues., March 13 in Minneapolis at Mall of America, Wed., March 14 in Winston-Salem, and Thurs., March 15 in St. Louis at Calvary Church. The shows were massively successful in all markets, with the St. Louis show having 1800 tickets snatched in just a few minutes for the early show. Because of demand, an additional show was added for the mid-afternoon for an additional 1000 listeners. Over 3500 attended the street-week kickoff show in Dallas, and 4000 fans crowded into the rotunda at Minneapolis’ Mall of America to see the band perform.

Produced by Bernie Herms and Nathan Nockels, the 10-track album features songs co-written by each band member including “Tell Your Heart To Beat Again,” “All Is Well” and “I Choose To Believe.” Breathe In speaks life into a world so full of frustration and struggle. Twenty one years into their storied career, Phillips Craig & Dean offer another ground-breaking collection of songs poised to minister to the hurting, lead believers in powerful praise, and point the broken to Christ.

About Phillips, Craig & Dean:
Since forming more than 20 years ago, Fair Trade Services’ Phillips, Craig & Dean have released 11 albums which have now produced 21 No. 1 radio hits, almost three million records sold, two GMA Dove Award wins, including the Inspirational Album of the Year for their 2009 release, Fearless, in addition to 10 GMA Dove Award nominations. Their 12th studio album, Breathe In, released on March 13, 2012. For more information, please visit

Source- The Media Collective


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