Jason Nelson is gearing up to release his debut studio album, “Shifting The Atmosphere” this May. The Gospel singer has toured with with Kirk Franklin and had gained numerous fans from around the world with his appearances. The title track is the first single off of the CD. It is currently #9 at Gospel radio and #11 on the Christian/Gospel Digital Single Chart.
The New York Times called “Shifting the Atmosphere” “an excellent first single…a religious quiet-storm ballad;” and praised Nelson’s “husky, grainy, gorgeous voice.” With a Top-10 radio position, that sentiment is being echoed throughout the Gospel music industry and Nelson is headed towards being one of the breakout successes of 2012. Nelson says that, with “Shifting the Atmosphere,” he wants people to understand that when they get in trouble, when things get rough, they can worship their way into a better circumstance. “Worship invites God into your space, and wherever God is, things have to change. That’s where we get ‘shifting the atmosphere.”
In addition to the title track, some of the highlights on Shifting The Atmosphere include the beautiful worship ballad “No Words,” featuring Leon Timbo; the mesmeric “Dominion,” which declares to every ailment or negative circumstance, ‘you no longer have dominion over me’; and the heartfelt anthem “Nothing Without You”.