Oooh, nice banner ad on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter page: NOTE:Any updates will be put at the top of this chart watch; check in periodically for the latest! (Well, when I say “top”…right under this note, that’s what I mean there.) 4:45pm: Still #1 (iTunes Singer/Songwriter), still 5 singles charting: For those having trouble with
From Jason’s Facebook: My song “I Believe” is part of the Son Of God movie compilation album that was released today on iTunes! Get it here: http://smarturl.it/sonofgoditunes Check it out!
From Billboard’s Christian Albums chart: Which is to say that “Only a Mountain” is at #19 this week, up from #44 last week, for its sixth week on the charts. Happy Friday!
If you still think of Jason Castro as the easygoing folkie from “American Idol,” his new album may surprise you. For one thing, the dreadlocked singer from the show’s seventh season has picked up an electric guitar. For another, “Only a Mountain” depicts a young man more familiar with life’s struggles than he was three
Look, Billboard has had a makeover! So if you can’t quite make out the numbers…after entering the Billboard Christian Album chart at #14 (the peak), which I think included all the presale numbers, Only a Mountain dropped out of the top 25…but it’s been climbing (#33 last week), and is now at #25 in its
“Only a Mountain”, the single, is still charting in radio play–it’s showing at #21 on both All Access’s Mediabase Christian AC 7-day Rolling Chart and on America’s Music Charts’ Christian Songs chart. Billboard, with charts derived from their own combination of sales and airplay, isn’t showing the single in their top 25, but it is
This one is from NewReleaseTuesday.com: Its eleven original tracks–all written or co-written by Castro–are primed to appeal to fans both old and new, whether they discovered his unique voice via his captivating run on American Idol, or have found their lives touched by one of his melodic, heartfelt performances in the years since. For the
Jason’s new album, “Only a Mountain,” is on sale at iTunes RIGHT NOW, so hie on over and pick up your copy! (Already purchased the “Starting Line” EP from iTunes? Got you covered! Apple’s nifty “Complete your Album” feature means you can fill in the new tracks without having to repurchase the ones you already
From NewReleaseTuesday.com: [W]ith Only A Mountain, [Jason Castro] has come into his own. His songwriting has matured, his music has grown more robust and varied, and his performance is consistently passionate and energetic. If listeners embrace it, Only A Mountain could be a breakthrough album for a bright new talent. Check out the full song-by-song
Or sneak listens, anyway? Well, then!: Even better, Spotify also has tracks of commentary from Jason about each song, so you really don’t want to pass that up! Still want more? No problem! Check out Christianbook.com’s Inside the Album on “Only a Mountain”. It’s the same person talking about the same songs, so it’s similar