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Petra Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Greatest Hits Special Edition
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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To celebrate their illustrious 40-year career, Christian rock band, Petra, will release an exclusive CD project on July 30 featuring the band’s biggest and most-loved songs.  The standard edition of 40th Anniversary will include 27 of Petra’s hits, while the deluxe edition (digital copy only) will include 37 songs.  Both versions include a new recording titled “Holy Is Your Name.”

“’Holy Is Your Name’ is a thank you to all our fans, but mostly a thanks to God for all the wonderful years!” says Bob Hartman, founding member of Petra.  “We are happy to include it on the 40th Anniversary compilation."

Compiled by Hartman, 40th Anniversary displays Petra’s four-decade career of music and ministry featuring hits like “This Means War,” “Beyond Belief,” and “Creed.”  Long-time vocalist John Schlitt joined Hartman on a seven-city reunion tour this summer to share Petra’s anniversary celebration with fans.

Over the course of their 40 years, Petra has released 24 projects, sold over 7 million albums, garnered four GRAMMY® Awards, 10 Dove Awards and several #1 radio hits.  Considered the “pioneer” of Christian rock, the band has successfully paved the way for numerous artists and has helped create a new genre of rock music.

For more information regarding Petra, please visit http://www.petraband.com.

40th Anniversary Track Listing
DISC 1
01. Why Should the Father Bother?           
02. Killing My Old Man           
03. For Annie           
04. Without Him We Can Do Nothing           
05. Angel Of Light           
06. Road To Zion           
07. Rose Colored Stained Glass Windows           
08. Judas' Kiss           
09. Stand Up           
10. Bema Seat           
11. Grave Robber           
12. Beat The System           
13. God Gave Rock And Roll To You           
14. Voice In The Wind        
  
DISC 2
01. Thankful Heart           
02. This Means War!           
03. He Came, He Saw, He Conquered           
04. All Fired Up           
05. Hit You Where You Live           
06. Beyond Belief           
07. Creed           
08. Dance           
09. Sight Unseen           
10. Midnight Oil           
11. Enter In           
12. Jekyll & Hyde           
13. Holy Is Your Name (NEW RECORDING)  
 
Additional Songs on the Deluxe Edition (digital copy only):
Chameleon, The Coloring Song, All Over Me, More Power To Ya, Godpleaser, Not By Sight, Computer Brains, Fool’s Gold,  You Are My Rock and Mine Field


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