Gold City hires Chris Cooper

Yesterday, Gold City announced that they have hired Chris Cooper as their new tenor. Cooper hails from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and has been involved in Southern Gospel for twelve years.

Group manager Daniel Riley said though they had “a lot of great singers apply for this job,” Cooper had a “very unique voice” and was the “best equipped vocally.” Cooper’s first date with Gold City will be July 1st at Tusculum Hills Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee.

Cooper has performed with Safe Harbor and (the pre-Signature Sound) N’Harmony.

Here’s a video clip of a song that features Cooper (hat tip, Nate):

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