Hunter G. K. Thompson

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Hunter G. K. Thompson
Birth name Hunter Gabriel Kansas Thompson
Born (1991-05-29) May 29, 1991 (age 27)
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Origin Redding, California
Genres CCM, Christian rock, Christian alternative rock, indie pop, indie rock, worship
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments vocals, singer-songwriter
Years active 2013–present
Labels Bethel
Associated acts Bethel Music

Hunter Gabriel Kansas Thompson (born May 29, 1991) is an American Christian musician. His first release was with Bethel Music in 2013, Gabriel Kansas EP. The second EP, Swan Song, was released in 2014 by Bethel Music. This album was his breakthrough release upon the Billboard magazine Christian Albums and Heatseekers Albums charts.

Early life[edit]

Thompson was born on May 29, 1991 in the city of Saint Paul, Minnesota to father, Paul Allen Thompson, and his mother, Kathryn Kansas Thompson.[1] He currently is based out of Redding, California, and attends worship services as a worship leader at Bethel Church.[2]

Music career[edit]

Thompson's music career commenced in 2012 when he recorded his song "My Dear" as part of Bethel Music's album The Loft Sessions. His solo career then took off with the EP, Gabriel Kansas, which was released February 22, 2013 by Bethel Music.[3] His second EP, Swan Song, was released on December 2, 2014 by Bethel Music.[4][5] The EP was his breakthrough release upon the Billboard magazine charts, where it placed on the Christian Albums chart at No. 35 and on the Heatseekers Albums chart at No. 10.[6]

Discography[edit]

EPs[edit]

List of EPs, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions[6][7]
US
Christ
US
Heat
Gabriel Kansas
Swan Song
  • Released: December 2, 2014
  • Label: Bethel
  • Format: CD, digital download
35 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Minnesota Birth Index (2002). "U.S. Public Records Index". Family Search. Retrieved May 11, 2015. 
  2. ^ Monger, Timothy. "Hunter G K Thompson : Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved May 11, 2015. 
  3. ^ Thompson, Hunter G. K. (February 22, 2013). "Gabriel Kansas: Hunter G K Thompson". Amazon.com. Retrieved May 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ Hunter, Andrea (December 3, 2014). "Swan Song". Worship Leader. Retrieved May 11, 2015. 
  5. ^ Fine, Sarah (December 1, 2014). "Soft Spoken Worship". New Release Tuesday. Retrieved May 11, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b Billboard. "Hunter G K Thompson : Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved May 11, 2015. 
  7. ^ Chart search for Hunter G K Thompson at billboard.com/biz

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