Nashville, TN — (May 28, 2009) —- It was a busy street week for one of the most heralded new singer/songwriters in the Christian music industry, Lanae’ Hale. She hit the road in support of her new album, Back & Forth, which released May 19th.
Hale traveled to Chicago for a taped appearance on Moody radio’s national show, Midday Connection, which will air June 11th. The next day Hale was in South Bend, IN for a live performance/interview on LeSea Broadcasting’s, Harvest Show, and then taped a performance for Live From Studio B that will air at a later date. Then it was on to Dallas, TX where Hale appeared live on Daystar’s Celebration. Her testimony on cutting had viewers calling the prayer lines for help with depression and cutting issues. While at Daystar, Hale taped a performance/interview for Check The Sound that will air in August. The next morning, Hale was up bright and early for a performance/interview on Good Day, which is the #1 morning news show in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.
Back & Forth reached the second most downloaded CD on iTunes.com’s Christian page during release week and reviews were very strong for Hale’s debut full-length album. JesusFreakHideout.com selected Hale as Artist of the Week and one of two positive reviews claimed, There is a lot to like on Lanae’ Hale’s first full-length album, and all of it is well crafted, making a strong debut. CCM.com (along with ChristianMusicPlanet.com and CMCentral.com) said, Rarely does an untried name in music record not only one of the better discs in her new artist class but one of the year’s best CDs—period.
Hale is traveling back to Chicago this Friday for a performance on WGN America’s Midday News, which is the #1 midday newscast in the country. Her appearance will be live across the country on the cable channel and additional backstage and performance footage can be viewed at WGN.com.