The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has certified “God Is On The Move,” the 2016 multi-week chart-topper from BEC Recordings pop/rock hitmakers 7eventh Time Down, as Gold. With over 500,000 units sold, the career-defining smash remains one of the most popular songs in the band’s legendary catalog.
“God Is On The Move,” written by 7eventh Time Down members Cliff Williams and Mikey Howard, as well as Ian Eskelin and Tony Wood, celebrates the Lord’s amazing work through the lives of His people. The anthem, produced by Eskelin, has a timeless message that continues to resonate with fans all over the world.
“After more than 25 years in the music business, I know how uncommon it is to come across a song that reaches so many people in such profound ways,” says Brandon Ebel, president of BEC Recordings and Tooth & Nail Records. “‘God Is On The Move’ is one of those songs that has inspired hundreds of people, including myself and my family.” Congratulations to 7eventh Time Down on their RIAA Gold single. It is a privilege to be a part of your musical journey.”
“We make songs and send them out into the ocean like rescue boats for the lost and grieving, as well as the saved who need a boost of encouragement or a reminder that they are not alone,” says Mikey Howard of 7eventh Time Down.
“I praise God for the ‘God Is On The Move’ team,” Howard says. “I’m grateful to have had a little part in this song’s success, and we give God all the honor.”
Kentucky natives 7eventh Time Down first shot to fame with “Just Say Jesus,” the blockbuster title track from their 2013 sophomore album that spanned 52 weeks on Christian radio charts. Furthermore, according to Billboard, the band’s multi-week #1, “God Is On The Move,” was one of the most played tracks at Christian radio in 2016.
Known for their signature pop/rock melodies and emotive lyrics, 7eventh Time Down is comprised of lead vocalist Mikey Howard, drummer Austin Miller and bassist Cliff Williams. The group has appeared on the Grand Ole Opry and shared the stage with such artists as Newsboys, for KING & COUNTRY and Matthew West, among others. 7eventh Time Down’s BEC discography includes 2011’s Alive In You; Just Say Jesus (2013); God Is On The Move (2015); and Brand New Day (2019).