Why was Let Us Worship – Azusa banned? Sean Feucht revealed on Instagram that the new album would not be released.
On 26 February 2021, American singer Sean Feucht announced that his latest album – a live recording from Azusa, California – would not be released by TuneCore.
So, why was the album banned?
TuneCore reversed their decision the very same day, but have yet to give an explanation why they first rejected it.
Why was Sean’s Azusa album banned?
Music distribution company TuneCore gave no exact reason as to why they banned Let Us Worship.
On 26 February 2021, Sean Feucht shared an email from TuneCore to his Instagram. The email read said that they would not be releasing Sean’s new album Let Us Worship – Azusa.
Sean wrote on Instagram:
“I woke up this morning to an email that our digital distributor (@tunecore) that I have used for over 25 albums has a BLOCKED & BANNED the Azusa album. This has NEVER HAPPENED on any release before! There is no explanation given and the filed were correctly uploaded and tagged!”
Sean Feucht’s fans were understandably outraged by the decision from TuneCore to ban the album.
One Twitter user wrote “This is America, land of religious freedom,” when speaking of the ban.
Sean Feucht on reversed album ban
The very same day Sean Feucht announced the Azusa album ban, TuneCore reversed their decision.
Sean wrote on Instagram: “Your prayers were answered! TuneCore reversed course and announced that they will publish our new “Let Us Worship – Azusa” album!”
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