Abandon

Abandon

An electric pulse you can't escape. That sparkling description of the omnipresent God jumps out from the lyrics of "Providence," one of five energy gushing songs off the self-titled EP by new San Antonio rock act Abandon. The poetic phrase could also describe the band's sound, a steady rush of uncommon creativity that has both modern flash and worshipful depth and is really hard to ignore.

Take it from EMI Director of A&R Chris York, who signed Abandon to Forefront Records out of nowhere. Sitting in a restaurant last spring, his attention... more