We Are Messengers Releases New Song “A Thousand Times” Off Their 4th Studio Album, “Where The Joy Is”

Darren Mulligan

Curb Records’ We Are Messengers announces its fourth studio effort, Where The Joy Is, set to release globally Apr. 5, 2024. Beginning today (1/12), fans can pre-add/pre-save/pre-order the upcoming album HERE. Additionally, in celebration of the pre-order going live, both the driving title-cut and fresh fist-pumping anthem “A Thousand Times” are available today. Official music videos and lyric videos for both “Where The Joy Is” and “A Thousand Times” are also available today — watch HERE.

We Are Messengers’ upcoming endeavor boasts 10 pristine, arena-ready pop selections — all co-written by frontman Darren Mulligan alongside an array of the industry’s most respected songwriters, including Jeff Pardo, Jordan Sapp, Ethan Hulse, Hank Bentley, and Kyle Williams, among others. Moreover, the impending release features standout collaborations with newcomer Ben Fuller and We Are Messengers’ labelmate, Blanca. Overall, the band embraces gratitude and the simplicity of the Gospel on Where The Joy Is, radiating as much exuberance as the title suggests.

“Do you know where the joy is? We believe that it’s only found in Jesus,” Mulligan attests of the message behind the revered outfit’s new record, “and we want to share that with the world.”

Ahead of the highly anticipated LP, the award-winning group launched their next musical era last fall with the 40-city “Where The Joy Is Tour,” the biggest headlining trek of their career to date. At the end of the month, they’ll continue the worldwide outing, taking it down under for five dates across Australia with special guest singer/songwriter Nathan Tasker before returning to the USA for 28 dates with special guests, Ben Fuller & Jonathan Traylor. See routing below.

The “Where The Joy Is Tour” takes its name from We Are Messengers’ brand new upcoming studio release. General on-sale will begin today, Friday, Jan 12, at 10 a.m. local time. Ticket options in most markets include a VIP package offering an artist Q&A with We Are Messengers frontman Darren Mulligan, best seats in the house, early entry and a VIP exclusive tour laminate. Information on concert dates and ticket links can be found HERE.

Pre-Add/Pre-Save/Pre-Order Where The Joy Is HERE. For more information and a complete list of tour dates, visit www.wearemessengersmusic.com.

Where The Joy Is Tracklisting

1.         “Keep Your Head Up”
2.         “A Thousand Times”
3.         “Where The Joy Is”
4.         “God Be The Glory”
5.         “How Great You Are”
6.         “My Hope Is In You feat. Blanca”
7.         “I Found Rest feat. Ben Fuller”
8.         “All Things”
9.         “Worthy Of Being Loved”
10.       “Glory And My Good”

We Are Messengers 2024 “WHERE THE JOY IS TOUR” Dates

1/29 – Perth, WA – Riverview Church

1/30 – Adelaide, SA – Christian Family Centre

2/1 – Melbourne, VIC – NewHope Baptist Church

2/2 – Sydney, NSW – Hillsong Convention Centre

2/3 – Brisbane, QL – Hillsong Brisbane Central Campus

3/7 – Waco, TX – Waco Hippodrome Theatre

3/8 – Houston, TX – Woodlands Church

3/9 – San Angelo, TX – San Angelo Performing Arts Center

3/10 – Woodward, OK –        Woodward High School Auditorium

3/11 – Fort Smith, AR – ArcBest Performing Arts Center

3/14 – Tupelo, MS – Cadence Bank Arena

3/15 – Marion, IL – Marion Cultural and Civic Center

3/16 – Hays, KS – Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

3/17 – Grand Island, NE – GI Free Church

3/19 – Pharr, TX – Center Church

3/22 – Tyler, TX – Flint Baptist Church

3/23 – Selma, TX – Real Life Amphitheater

3/24 – Corpus Christi, TX – Church of Hope

4/4 – Massillon, OH – RiverTree Jackson Church

4/5 – Lake Geneva, WI – Lakeland Community Church

4/6 – Brainerd, MN – Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts

4/7 – Green Bay, WI – Green Bay Community Church

4/8 – Eau Claire, WI – RCU Theatre at the Pablo Center at the Confluence

4/11 – Toledo, OH – Nitschke Auditorium – University of Toledo

4/12 – Williamsburg, MI – New Hope Community Church

4/13 – Muskegon/Fruitport, MI – Calvary Christian Schools

4/14 – Mckenzie, TN – Crisp Arena

4/17 – Sebring, FL – First Baptist Church Sebring

4/18 – New Port Richey, FL – First Baptist Church

4/19 – St. Petersburg, FL – Calvary Chapel St. Petersburg

4/20 – Lakeland, FL – Victory Church

4/21 – Savannah, GA – Savannah Christian Preparatory School – Eckburg Gym

** Dates and venues subject to change without notice.

About We Are Messengers

We Are Messengers has over 450 million career streams, over 2.7 billion airplay audience, and a multi-week #1 Billboard radio song (Come What May”), along with six Top 5 and ten Top 10 Christian Airplay hits with Image of God,” “Power,” “Maybe Its Ok,” “Magnify,” “Point To You,” “Love,” “Everything Comes Alive,” “God With Us,” “This Is Jesus” and From Heaven To Earth (Joy To The World).” The band has had multiple sync film and TV placements on major networks including Lionsgate, MTV and CBC. We Are Messengers has played for a live audience of over 2 million people across 40 states and 5 countries, including selling out shows in the Netherlands, England, and lead vocalist Darren Mulligans native Ireland. Following consecutive USA arena tours with TobyMac and Casting Crowns, the band headlined the Wholehearted Tour in 2022. From March to May of 2023, We Are Messengers was on Casting Crowns’ The Healer Tour, and among festival dates during the Summer of 2023, the band will also be on the Summer Worship Nights Tour with Phil Wickham and Brandon Lake. The Dove-nominated and K-LOVE Fan Award winning groups new album, Where The Joy Is, releases April 5, 2024.

About Curb Records

Celebrating 60 years in business next year, Curb Records is one of the world’s leading independent music companies. Owned and operated by Mike Curb since 1964, Curb Records has achieved 435 number one records, over 1,500 Top Ten records and charted over 4,500 total records. With over a half century in operation, Curb Records has been influential in the careers of some of the biggest names in music, including: Tim McGraw, Hank Williams Jr., Rodney Atkins, Lee Brice, LeAnn Rimes, The Judds, Dylan Scott, Sawyer Brown, for KING & COUNTRY, We Are Messengers, Wyn Starks, Wynonna, Lyle Lovett, Big Daddy Weave, Natalie Grant, Kelsey Hart, Jo Dee Messina, Hannah Ellis, Mo Pitney, Hal Ketchum, and Desert Rose Band, among many others.

A Thousand Times Official Lyric Video:

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