259’s music continues to be referred to as alternative a cappella; nevertheless, the group will shed the a cappella label given that they incorporate acoustic guitars and various other instruments to their music. They declare that the unwillingness to become grouped as any one musical design brings their achievement. Originally, seven senior high school elderly people from Mesa, AZ, produced the group in Oct 1994: Porter Shumway, Greg Adams, Rob Gardner, Jeff Andersen, Jackson Wright, McKane Davis, and Jeff Trapnell. An frustrating pleasant at their senior high school skill show the next spring convinced these to stay together. “Tranquility,” their debut record, was documented for relatives and buddies within a few months of their initial gig. Much like all following produces, they utilized no overdubs or tone of voice doubling in the record. They stood within a group around several microphones, started performing, and kept performing until they first got it correct. Everything you hear on “Tranquility” and all the 259 albums are live requires that have not really been doctored with almost any studio room magic. “Amen” arrived a year later on, and the kids put their performing on hold for a while. After a two-year parting to serve full-time chapel missions, the people reunited in Oct 1998. Jackson Wright wedded three months later on, and family members priorities didn’t permit him to visit using the group. Drex Davis, a fellow Mesa-ite, was after that added as an alternative. The group continuing performing at Brigham Youthful University or college in Provo, UT, while focusing on their following album. Behind the initial organizing of Rob Gardner and the new songwriting of both Gardner and McKane Davis, 259 creates a distinctive audio to accompany their unique tunes.