A new septet of seven men, simply called Seven, recently released a debut album and performed a debut concert. Southern Gospel songwriter Marty Funderburk wrote this song:

Also worth watching is the concert opener, “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”:

It seems the idea is fusing classical music with a pinch of Southern Gospel flair, a dash of Black Gospel soul, and a few cups of the energy that launched groups like the Statesmen and Signature Sound. It’s equally intriguing and riveting, and certainly worth passing along.

The group either doesn’t have a website or is essentially impossible to Google, but their debut album is available here.

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  1. Very nice! Thanks for posting this!

    • You’re welcome! This was too good to keep to myself!

  2. Look what I found!!

    • You’re amazing! Thanks for tracking it down!

  3. Here’s their site:

    • Oops, she beat me to it. I refreshed to see if it was posted before I did. Oh, well… still a great song.

    • And you beat me to commenting on it. 🙂 I was going to say that you were also good, but she was good and faster! 🙂

      • They sure have a wonderful sound, don’t they?????

      • They do. I bought their self-titled album and can confirm – they’re not just good live. The CD is great, too!

  4. Visited their Youtube channel and the download of “What A Mighty Sound” was much faster on my computer. Great sound, and the “Last Full Measure of Devotion” is well worth listening to as well. I look forward to hearing more from these guys.

  5. Wow! I would love to see them in concert. Or better yet, on main stage at NQC.

    • I was thinking the same thing. A ten-minute set halfway through a night would be a delightful change of pace.

  6. Wow! What a sound. Very impressive.