David Crowder Band's acoustic EP hits iTunes

David Crowder*Band is back with the release of a four song EP today exclusively on iTunes.

Summer Happiness features acoustic versions of church favourites “Oh, Happiness”, “How He Loves”, “Alleluia, Sing” and “Shadows”.

The latest studio album from the band, Church Music, is currently on sale at iTunes.

David Crowder*Band will also present the first ever “Crowder’s Fantastical Church Music Conference” this autumn. The conference stellar line-up includes Louie Giglio, Rob Bell, Matt Redman, Francis Chan, Matt Maher, Jars of Clay, Leeland, Gungor, and Derek Webb and will take place oin Crowder’s hometown of Waco, Texas.

Named among the “most thoughtful, progressive and exciting acts in contemporary Christian music” by the New York Times, the popular yet unconventional David Crowder*Band released their latest album Church Music in the autumn which debuted at No 1 on the Christian retail chart.

Along with the group’s 7 GMA Dove Awards and 20 nominations, David Crowder*Band has toured with Michael W Smith, Third Day and MercyMe including a headlining tour with Mute Math.

The first Christian artist to be named MSN.com’s Artist of the Year in 2006 as well as foster a partnership with M-Audio/Propellerhead’s Reason software, Crowder is also the namesake behind premiere guitar maker Tom Anderson Guitarworks’s Roadster Acoustic.

They have received media coverage from such major news outlets as CNN, Fox and the New York Times. Despite the success, David Crowder*Band makes it a point to get back to University Baptist Church on most Sundays, a church they helped found near the campus of Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

The band is also part of the Passion movement, participating in university students gatherings in the US and around the world.

The group’s leader David Crowder is further an acclaimed author, having penned two books, including his acclaimed, highly personal, Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven, But Nobody Wants to Die: Or (The Eschatology of Bluegrass).