Praise Continues to Pour In for Breakthrough Album from Critics and Fans Alike
Nashville, Tenn. (Apr. 23, 2018) - LEDGER, the self-titled debut EP from drummer and vocalist Jen Ledger of multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® nominated rock band Skillet, made the highest debut on Billboard's Top Christian Albums Chart, hitting Top 5 on Rock charts as well as No. 2 on iTunes Rock Albums chart and No. 7 on iTunes Overall Albums chart. The album was released on Apr. 13, via Atlantic Records in partnership with Hear it Loud, the imprint encompassing the creative team of Skillet’s John & Korey Cooper and longtime manager, Zachary Kelm.
Praise for the breakthrough album continues to pour in from fans and critics alike. Here's what the critics are saying...
"The collection is fraught with intelligently poetic lyrics, prose that weave a curious sense of searching for something much greater than ourselves. Ultimately, LEDGER shows abundant heaps of promise for this talented woman as a solo artist...For these reasons, CrypticRock give (LEDGER) 5 of 5 stars." - CrypticRock
"(LEDGER) encapsulates every moment within my faith journey where I had to decide if I was going to give into fear or continue the fight."
- Smart Cookie Philes
"The exciting new project is a compelling blend of Skillet-esque rock anthems with pop influences all her own." - CCM Magazine
"Without hesitation, LEDGER is a strong EP - bold, unashamed, and full of potential. This is Jen Ledger at her best - it is fantastic to hear her unleash everything across each of these tracks. There's a word to perfectly summarize this collection: power." - TheChristianBeat
"LEDGER is a project you can tell Jen Ledger poured her heart and soul into. It’s a journey we’re lucky to have the opportunity to travel on with her. Her voice is angelic and stronger than ever." - The Front Row Report
Here's what the fans are saying...
"Couldn't wait for it to come out! (LEDGER) does not disappoint! I love every song!" - aprilmrigril
"Just purchased and can't stop listening!!!" - Auntiekk 44
"A perfect blend of rock, dance and pop... Jen really shows her wide spread musical talent with this record. If you are a fan of Skillet, this is a no-brainer." - Scotter23
Photo Credit (above images): Gina Monahan
In addition to her role as drummer and vocalist with Skillet on “joy.UNLEASHED | The Tour,” Ledger, along with her full band, has been opening the tour with new, original songs. Having already sold out major markets including Dallas, TX and Port Huron, MI, the tour will stop in over a dozen markets through early May, visiting Huntsville, Jacksonville, Orlando, and more.
Jen Ledger's unique vocals and powerful stage presence have given her a distinct role in Skillet since joining as the band's drummer when she was just 18. Ledger has had the privilege of being a part of Skillet as they have cemented their place as one of the 21st century’s most successful rock bands, selling more than 11 million units worldwide, receiving two GRAMMY® Award nominations and winning a Billboard Music Award for the multi-platinum-certified Awake.
With an engaged and ever-growing social media presence, the latest signee for Atlantic Records and Hear It Loud debuted her solo endeavor, LEDGER, on April 13, now available.
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