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Finding Favour Won’t ‘Slip On By’ With Impactful Debut Release. Finding Favour won’t ‘slip on by’ as the emerging act celebrates their self-titled debut release to a slew of praise. The project, which released this week on May 7 at Christian retailers, boasts soul-shaking anthems and powerful ballads such as their emotional lead song, “Slip On By.” The band’s foot-stomping track, “Shake The World” will impact radio next month. The band is currently on the road with Building 429 and Rhett Walker Band.
Monday night, Finding Favour showcased an incredibly moving performance of their Top 25 hit, “Slip On By” at the 35th Anniversary ASCAP Christian Music Awards. Inspired by a conversation between lead singer Blake NeeSmith and his grandfather, the impactful lyrics from the song is what drew acclaimed artist TobyMac to Finding Favour stating – “it grabbed my heart and stirred some emotion in me that made me want to live differently.”
TobyMac isn’t the only one excited about this debut project. Check out a few of the media highlights on Finding Favour:
"Finding Favour tugs at the heartstrings."
- AOL Music's The Boot
“Gotee Records’ newest artist Finding Favour is making a name for themselves in a big way…as we are met with an honest batch of songs sure to be on replay on my iTunes in the coming months. TobyMac has got it right - Finding Favour is a band to watch out for.”
- Christian Music Zine
“Finding Favour is a band that boasts songwriting abilities far beyond their years. There's no doubt they will be bringing something credible to the table. [Finding Favour] is not to be missed… take my word for it."
- New Release Tuesday
“Finding Favour’s soulful music emphasis…will certainly garner fans who love ballad music with a keyboard and vocal prominence. From ‘Slip on By’ to ‘I Am’, this album is a joy for anyone who listens.”
- Indie Vision Music
“On Finding Favour, the songs deliver catchy beats and encouraging lyrics with tried and true messages.”
- Jesus Freak Hideout
About Finding Favour:
Comprised of Blake NeeSmith (lead singer/vocals), Dustin Daniels (bass/guitar/vocals), Josh Duckworth (drums) and Allen Dukes (guitar/vocals), the south Georgia group made an impressive debut with their emotionally powerful single, “Slip On By.” They have toured with 33Miles, Abandon, Todd Agnew, Anthem Lights and Phil Joel. Beginning this fall they will join Building 429, The Afters and Hawk Nelson on the “UNITED WE STAND Tour.”