Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning and RIAA Platinum-selling Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING + COUNTRY dropped their epic music video for “What Are We Waiting For (The Single).” for KING + COUNTRY brother duo Joel and Luke Smallbone wrote the song with Josh Kerr and Sean Douglas, and it was produced by for KING + COUNTRY, Josh Kerr, and Tedd T. Filmed in the Mojave Desert, California, the video takes the listener on a journey as the larger-than-life track challenges listeners to be the change they wish to see in the world; hoping to inspire a message of unity, action, and optimism. View the music video here.
for KING + COUNTRY also announced the forthcoming release of the deluxe edition of their GRAMMY-nominated and American Music Award-winning album, What Are We Waiting For?, titled What Are We Waiting For? + which will be available for purchase on September 15. Pre-order is available now.
The expanded 17-track collection will include the duo’s four most recent consecutive #1 singles: the Gold-certified “TOGETHER (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly),” “RELATE,” “For God Is With Us” and “Love Me Like I Am.” The updated collection includes two brand new originals: the long-awaited title-cut, “What Are We Waiting For?” and “Better Man,” as well as two previously released duets: chart-topping “Love Me Like I Am (feat. Jordin Sparks)” and GRAMMY-nominated “For God Is With Us (feat. Hillary Scott).”
The synth-heavy deluxe album finds brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone pledging to be the best versions of themselves for their wives, who each inspire them to strive for excellence every day. Acknowledging their faults, the men aspire to greater heights and stronger bonds, tracing a pattern of bold harmonies across more than three minutes of atmospheric rock.
Says the Smallbones: “With a touch of ‘Mad Max,’ we give you the music video/short film for our unexpected title track, ‘What Are We Waiting For? [the single]!’ You may call it this album’s visual finale, and yet we’re back to where the cover concept started… the desert nomads. And as a bonus, we’re announcing the soon-to-be-released ‘+’ deluxe edition, which will be the musical exclamation point of our 4th studio album.”
It was also recently announced in The Hollywood Reporter that Unsung Hero, Joel Smallbone’s directorial debut film from for KING + COUNTRY Entertainment, has been picked up by Lionsgate with a theatrical release date of April 26, 2024. Titled from the duo’s song of the same name that was dedicated to their parents, the biopic follows the Smallbone family’s immigration from Australia to the United States.