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  • Anberlin is an alternative rock band from Winter Haven, Florida, United States formed in 2002.
  • The band's first album on a major label was released on 30 September 2008, entitled New Surrender.
  • It was revealed that there is actually no story behind the name Anberlin, when the band sat down to think of names, 'Anberlin' just came to lead singer Stephen, and it was decided that would be the band name until they could think of something better.
  • Over the years, many fans, critics, and other members of the media have consistently characterized Anberlin as a Christian band. However, Stephen Christian stated in an interview that their faith is more complicated than a simple label: "I think we're categorized like that a lot because we're on Tooth & Nail Records, which, years ago, was known as a Christian label and never lost that reputation.
  • New Surrender was placed at the number two spot on Jesus Freak Hideout's 25 Most Anticipated Albums of 2008.
  • In the week of its release, the album sold 36,000 units, entering the Billboard 200 chart at number 13.   It also placed at Number Five on the Top Current Rock chart, according to a Universal Republic press release.


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