Posted by: coomercove | May 7, 2008

Canaan signs Mike and Kelly Bowling

Southern Gospel News is reporting that Canaan Records has signed Mike and Kelly Bowling to the label.  I was going to make a joke about Jeff Snyder still looking for a recording contract, but he is mentioned in the press release as well.  Drats!

Seriously, I think this is the most promising signing by Canaan to date.  Although, I still think that Canaan  needs to release a new audio project by one of their artist, one in which they played a part in the recording process.  The press release states that Mike and Kelly Bowling’s debut release, Faith to Believe, will come out August 12.  The group’s online store says that pre-orders for the project began shipping December 15, 2007.  That makes me think this is, for the first project anyway, more of a distribution deal than a recording deal, more along the lines of what was done with the Hoppers’ The Ride project.

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  1. […] and blogs, Mike and Kelly Bowling have signed with Canaan Records. There is some good commentary here and here. My personal take is that it appears that Canaan is being very deliberate about the […]


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