Buffalo, N Y February 11, 2006
The contemporary Christian music group Tree63
was recently interviewed by Mark Weber of Christian Music
Monthly, an international website devoted to Contemporary
Christian and Gospel music, and Christian Contemporary Music
Monthly, its accompanying article.
Tree 63 is a South African band. They cite U2 as an
influence. Their music is considered mainstream in their
native land. Now living in Nashville, the band has recently
made inroads in the U.S. market with a hit Contemporary
Christian music radio song, “Blessed Be The
Name.” The tune is also popular in many churches around the
world, with several recording artists having recorded it.
Tree 63 has made the definitive and most popular version.
“Tree63 is extremely popular,” says Mark Weber, of
Contemporary Christian songs and Gospel
Music Monthly. “They’re very appealing to young people, who
are buying their CDs and attending their concerts in droves.
I was fortunate to interview the lead singer about a variety
With a focus on "artists you know and want to know more
about," Christian Contemporary and Gospel Music Monthly,
which operates out of Buffalo, New York, as both a website
and an article, covers Contemporary Christian and Gospel
music's most popular stars, including Michael W. Smith, Amy
Grant, Mercy Me, Jeremy Camp, Kirk Franklin, Nicole C.
Mullen, Third Day, Jars Of Clay and others with sales in the
millions. It also features up-and-comers and Indies,
providing readers with news and views about a truly wide
variety of recording artists. Contemporary and
Gospel music lyrics and Christian Music Monthly
started out as “Zee bovine,” with 50 subscribers in 2001.
Five years later, the article, renamed Christian Music
Monthly, counts over 2,300 subscribers from the U.S.,
Canada, and many other countries all over the world.