Pop-rock band based in Baytown, Texas - USA.(2000 - present)
Leeland is a Christian pop and rock band hailing from Baytown, TX. The lead singer, Leeland Mooring, was only 17 during the recording of their debut album. Even though their songs have strong Christian lyrics, their melodically-driven sound also holds appeal for those who don't share their faith. Band members
* Leeland Mooring - Lead vocal, Guitars
* Shelly Mooring - Backing vocal, Bass
* Jack Mooring - Backing vocal, Keyboard
* Mike Smith - Drums
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Leeland is a Christian rock band from Baytown, Texas. The band was formed in 2004, although lead singer Leeland Mooring had been writing songs beforehand. Leeland is composed of Leeland Mooring (lead vocals, guitar), Jack Mooring (backing vocals, keyboards), Casey Moore (guitar), Shelly Mooring (bass, backing vocals) and Mike Smith (drums). The band's original line-up included Jeremiah Wood, who left the band in late 2006, and was replaced by guitarist Matt Campbell in late spring of 2007.
Leeland has released four studio albums, and received a Grammy Award nomination and two Dove Award nominations for their debut album Sound of Melodies (2006). The band's third album, Love Is on the Move, was released on August 25, 2009.
Leeland's fourth studio album, The Great Awakening, was released on September 20, 2011 and received a nomination to the 54th Grammy Awards for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album.