Todd Agnew Returns to Ardent

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Christian Rocker Finishes 32 Tracks

Pictured in Studio C at Ardent Studios in Memphis are (L-R) recording artist Todd Agnew, drummer Kim Trammell, engineer Curry Weber, assistant engineer Adam Hill, and bassist Dave Smith.

Popular Christian rocker Todd Agnew has returned to Memphis' renowned Ardent Studios to track new songs and finish off previously recorded material for his forthcoming album, working with staff engineers Curry Weber and Adam Hill. Agnew tracked the new material with Weber, while Hill engineered overdub sessions. A total of 32 songs are being finished, the majority of which were recorded with Kim Trammel on drums and Dave Smith on bass. Additional tunes were tracked while touring with Agnew's road band, featuring Cody Spriggs on bass and Brian Wilson on drums.

Dallas native Agnew released his first album, "Grace Like Rain," in 2003, followed by "Reflection of Something" in 2005. In 2006, he crafted the epic retelling of the Christmas story for the album "Do You See What I See?" "Better Questions" was released in 2007, and featured the hit single, "Our Great God," a duet with Rebecca St. James. Agnew has sold more than 700,000 albums and his signature song, "Grace Like Rain," has sold nearly 2 million on his own albums and various compilations.

Agnew cites studio owner John Fry and engineers Curry Weber and Adam Hill as central in his career as a recording artist. The new album is expected as a Spring 2009 release on Ardent Records. Bonus material will be available as downloads.

For more info, visit www.ardentstudios.com