TAKE 6 are debuting "When Angels Cry," the first single from their highly-anticipated upcoming album "Believe," on TBN's "Praise the Lord" on Monday, Jan. 11 at 9pm CT/10pm ET. TBN is viewed globally on 70 satellites, over 18,000 TV and cable affiliates and the internet. Click here to find out how you can tune into "Praise the Lord."
"When Angels Cry" is available for purchase on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon and streaming on Spotify. The new album will be available worldwide on March 25, 2016, via SoNo Recording Group. Known for working with some of the biggest and most iconic names in music, including Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, Justin Timberlake, Al Jarreau, Don Henley and James Taylor, to name a few, Take 6 will delight music lovers with "Believe" a contemporary record filled with exciting collaborations and new material with every hallmark of the classic TAKE 6 sound. Motown Legend Stevie Wonder recently met up with the guys in Nashville to contribute his exquisite harmonica playing to the song "You Know You Are In Love."
TAKE 6 (Claude McKnight, Mark Kibble, Joel Kibble, Dave Thomas, Alvin Chea and Khristian Dentley), has been heralded by none other than Quincy Jones as the"baddest vocal cats on the planet!" Their uniquely cutting-edge style is comprised of six virtuosic voices united in crystal clear harmony, against a backdrop of syncopated rhythms, innovative arrangements, and funky grooves. All of this bubbles into an intoxicating brew of gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop. TAKE 6 are quintessential a cappella.
The group, considered torchbearers for an entire reemergence of a cappella as a musical movement, has been performing together since their days at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama in 1980. Their debut album scored two 1988 Grammy Awards and landed in the Top Ten Billboard Contemporary Jazz and Contemporary Christian Charts.
Twenty seven years later, the most talked-about vocal group of all time, TAKE 6 is in greater demand than ever, selling out shows all over the world. They have performed on Saturday Night Live, the Oscars, the Grammys, had the honor of performing for four sitting U.S. Presidents, and appeared at the Democratic National Convention. The group, which has inspired and been a founding influence to a generation of recording artists including Boys to Men and 'N Sync, has collaborated with a who's who of artists - including Stevie Wonder, Gordon Goodwin, Don Henley, Whitney Houston, Al Jarreau, Quincy Jones, kd lang, Queen Latifah, Brian McKnight, Luis Miguel, Marcus Millier, Joe Sample, Ben Tankard and Cece Winans.
TAKE 6 Tour Dates:
Feb. 12 Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ
Feb 14 Chandler Center for the Arts Chandler, AZ (The Summit Show)
Feb 18 Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa, CA (The Summit Show)
Feb. 20 Mount Baker Theatre Bellingham, WA
Mar. 17 Krannert Center's Colwell Playhouse Urbana, IL
Apr. 1 Berks Jazz Festival Reading, PA (The Summit Show)
Apr. 2 SingStrong Reston, VA
Apr. 6 Count Basie Theater Red Bank, NJ (The Summit Show)
Apr. 15 Miracosta College - Oceanside Jazz Festival Oceanside, CA
May 14 Smothers Theater - Pepperdine University Malibu, CA