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Yancy Releases Stars, Guitars, and Megaphone Dreams

I’m always on the lookout for great Kidmin music for my church and family.  I want things that are useable in our church environments, and I want music that my kids love to listen to.  In very few have I found this great combination, and one of them is with Yancy.  She s fantastic, and I’ve been using her DVD’s and music for years now!
I highly recommend anything she’s done and she’s got something great coming your way!

She is releasing a totally new album this very next week and I’d like to help Yancy get the word out. Of course, I want you to buy the CD/DVD, but I want you to also tell people about it!  Come on people, when you have something great you have to tell others, right?!

Here s what you need to do.

  1. Listen to the album now by clicking  here!
  2. Get a free download of the song Make it Loud by clicking  here (I think you need to have twitter, but it would be worth signing up for twitter to get the song).
  3. Win a free CD/DVD combo of her new album. Just send out this tweet: Win a CD/DVD Combo pack by visiting jonathancliff.com and leaving a comment at http://bit.ly/YancyGiveaway  #kidmin #thinkorange

If you leave a comment and tweet the news, I’ll enter you twice!  I’ll do the giveaway on Monday, November 1st!

After sending out the tweet, leave a comment below saying you did it. On Friday I ll pick a winner.

WE have a winner: http://www.jonathancliff.com/2010/11/yancy-music-winner/

See Yancy s press release below:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 21, 2010

Yancy Offers Up ‘Stars, Guitars and Megaphone Dreams on November 2nd

(NASHVILLE, Tennessee) Combining praise and worship with her unique pop/rock sensibilities, Yancy returns with her latest album  Stars, Guitars and Megaphone Dreams, available everywhere on November 2nd.

With a decade under her belt, and countless credits to her name, Yancy has proven herself to be one of Christian music s most versatile performers. As a recording artist, Yancy has released radio friendly pop/rock albums, a rocking Christmas collection and multiple projects for kids and young adults, all while sharing the stage with such artists as Mute Math, Newsboys, 4Him and Nichole Nordeman. As a writer, Yancy has teamed up with Third Day s Mac Powell, wrote Avalon s #1 hit I Don t Want To Go and Jaci Velasquez s Something Beautiful, and still found the time to compose two devotional books for worship leaders and musicians and a devotional book for pre-teens.

Widely recognized as a top worship leader at numerous conferences and conventions, Yancy also helped launch the nationwide Kings & Princesses events with her dad (and veteran children s pastor) Jim Wideman. These unique events are created for Dad s and their elementary age daughters, creating a fairy tale night that will strengthen father and daughter relationships.

I started off doing more traditional CCM-type of music performing at a lot of youth groups, festivals and ministry events, but then I got involved in leading worship in a local church setting, explains Yancy. I ve often joked I ve led worship with every age from birth to death, but through that, I gained ton of experience and knowledge.

At the end of the day, Yancy hopes that her music will encourage people and help them understand that they re here for a purpose. We all have different talents and abilities that God wants to use, says Yancy. And I make it a point to remind people to go after their dreams with all they ve got.

Yancy maintains a full-time tour schedule including conferences and conventions throughout the USA, and this fall, she will return to Christ In Youth s successful preteen event SuperStart! as the featured artist for the 2010-2011 national tour.

The first radio single from  Stars, Guitars and Megaphone Dreams, Don t Stop, is currently being worked to AC and CHR formats by Jason Miller at Lion Chaser Entertainment.

For more information on Yancy or to find out when she ll be in a city near you, visit the official website at  http://www.yancynotnancy.com.

Jonathan Cliff is married to his wife Starr and they together live out their days with two sons and a daughter. Jonathan serves as one of the Pastors at Grace Community Church in Clarksville, Tennessee; where he works with leaders throughout the city to help develop Christian community that leads to deep and meaningful spiritual friendships. His journey has been an adventurous one, having served in the local church for 15 years in family ministry developing leaders, building environments for kids and students to belong, and encouraging parents to take big spiritual steps with their families.

4 Comments

  1. Karen Apple · October 28, 2010

    Love the music & solid biblical message. Thanks Jonathan for the download info. Karen Apple

  2. Brandon · October 28, 2010

    Hey Jonathan, could use this at my new church