The Glorious Unseen

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The Glorious Unseen
Origin Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Christian rock, contemporary worship
Years active 2007–present
Labels BEC
Associated acts Mortal Treason
Everett
The Class of 98
Website www.thegloriousunseen.com
Members Ben Crist
Ben Harms
Ryan Stubbs
Jon Todryk
Adam Smith
Past members Patrick Copeland

The Glorious Unseen is a Christian rock/contemporary worship band from Nashville, Tennessee. Before signing with BEC Recordings, lead vocalist Ben Crist wrote and played many of the band's songs in his home church, The Anchor Fellowship. The band released their first album, Tonight the Stars Speak, in 2007. Crist got his start in the music industry by performing in the worship band at the Atlanta Vineyard.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The Glorious Unseen released their first album, Tonight the Stars Speak, on October 23, 2007 through BEC Recordings.[1] In November 2008, the band then released a digital EP titled The Cries of the Broken.[2]

Their second album, The Hope That Lies In You, was released on August 25, 2009.[3]

Band Changes and a new album[edit]

In 2010 lead singer Ben Crist started an internship with the International House of Prayer in Kansas City. The band members went their separate ways when it was clear that he was supposed to stay in Kansas City. Ben is currently still serving at IHOP. In December 2011, Ben Crist let people know through an interview that there would be a new TGU album coming in 2012.[4] The band will be made up of people serving alongside him in Kansas City. During the month of April 2012, Ben Crist is running a fundraiser through the Kickstarter website to help record and release his third album by The Glorious Unseen, titled "Lovesick".

Guitar player Ryan Stubbs released an album titled The Waking Cardinal.[5]

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

Former members
  • Ryan Stubbs – guitar
  • Ben Harms – bass guitar
  • Chris Vicari – drums
  • Adam Smith - keyboard, guitar, trumpet
  • Patrick Copeland – piano
  • David Lim – guitar, piano
  • Adam Wright – guitar
  • Jonathan todryk - drums
  • Matt James - drums,guitar

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Released Title Label(s)
October 23, 2007 Tonight the Stars Speak BEC Recordings
August 25, 2009 The Hope That Lies in You BEC Recordings
October 9, 2012 Lovesick BEC Recordings

Studio EPs[edit]

Released Title Label(s)
2005 Embracing The Call (independent)
November 11, 2008 The Cries of the Broken BEC Recordings
July 14, 2009 How He Loves BEC Recordings

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Glorious Unseen - Tonight the Stars Speak". Billboard. Retrieved June 11, 2009. [dead link]
  2. ^ "The Glorious Unseen, "The Cries of the Broken EP" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved June 11, 2009. 
  3. ^ "The Glorious Unseen Discography". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved June 11, 2009. 
  4. ^ "The Collision Podcast - Episode 62". Collision College Ministry. Retrieved December 28, 2011. 
  5. ^ "News – Ryan Stubbs". Ryanstubbsmusic.com. August 15, 2012. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 

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