Bethany Dillon’s New Debut to be Released

( [email protected] ) Mar 16, 2004 08:49 AM EST

Guess what? April 20, 2004, Bethany Dillon’s self-titled debut will be released!

Bethany’s profound song-writing reflects her great love and passion for God, allowing her to connect with music-listeners of all ages.

“Bethany possesses a rare honesty and genuineness as an artist,” shares Brad O’Donnell, VP of A&R, EMI CMG Label Group. “She is a deep well of creativity, which is the hallmark of a great artist."

Dillon has seen early success with the limited retail release of her 5-song EP The Beautiful Sessions, which features her first single "Beautiful", and was the #1 top selling disc on for two weeks as well as the #1 selling EP for the month of February. In addition, "Beautiful" is currently #16 with a bullet on R&R's Christian CHR Top 30 chart and #14 with a bullet on R&R's Christian AC Top 30 chart.

This spring Dillon will join Shane & Shane on a spring tour starting mid-April going through mid-May. A complete list of dates will be available on Dillon recently completed an 18-city radio promo tour with labelmate Matthew West, visiting key markets such as Oklahoma City, Chicago, Denver and San Francisco.