Barlow Girl released Another Journal Entry: Expanded Edition in August 2006 including five bonus tracks: three acoustic versions of previous songs ("On My Own", "I Need you to Love Me", "Porcelain Heart"), a radio edit version of "Never Alone" and one new song, "For the Beauty of the Earth".The latter was included on the soundtrack of the 2006 film The Nativity Story. 40 on Billboard's Top 200 album chart, making it the first album by an all-female rock band to reach the top 40 on the Billboard 200 since "Everything" by the Bangles in 1989.1 radio single, "You're Worthy of My Praise", from their 2005 album What I Was Made For. 1 position on the R&R Christian Hit Radio chart for 9 weeks, and the CRW Christian Hit Radio chart for a record 13 weeks.Their next single from the album, "I Need You to Love Me", quickly climbed to No. The band filmed a music video for their hit song "Never Alone" for release on mainstream radio and music video television channels, but it did not chart in the mainstream."Never Alone" was also featured on the WOW Hits 2005 CD.The CD also featured a hidden track titled "Image", which listeners could only obtain via digital download by loading the CD into their computers and accessing a hidden website. 3 on Soundscan's Christian album chart, and had reached eighty-five on Billboard's Top 200 Current Albums chart by October 10, 2005.
They recorded the song "We Pray" (written by Clint Lagerberg and Otto Price) for the event, along with other artists such as Rebecca St. The song is available on the Family Christian exclusive version of their self-titled album.About a year after the release of Love & War, Barlow Girl released Our Journey... It contains songs from all of their previous albums, plus a Fred Town Manilla remix of their greatest hit single to date "I Need You to Love Me." The sisters drafted new music in 2011, planning to return to the studio that year or in early 2012, though "Hope Will Lead Us On" would only be recorded much later after being initially previewed in concerts. Their style includes three-part harmony mixed with rock guitars. The ladies' lineup during their initial years featured Rebecca on guitar, Alyssa on bass and Lauren on drums. During the Love & War era, however, Alyssa identified solely as a singer and keyboardist.This also occurred in some of Barlow Girl's older music as an example of breaking the power trio mould.Singles from the album performed poorly on radio compared to earlier singles.The first, "Here's My Life", was released in June 2007. 12 on R&R's Christian contemporary hit radio charts and at No. "Million Voices" and "I Believe In Love" were released later that year, with no chart history available.Home for Christmas was released on September 26, 2008. Inhabited responded by saying: "it wasn't to bash or put them down, it just says our art is a different style.They have achieved great success, and we would wish them no less!Barlow Girl was an American Christian rock–CCM all-female band from Elgin, Illinois.The band was composed of sisters Alyssa (lead vocals, bass, keyboard), Rebecca (backing vocals, guitar), and Lauren (co-lead vocals, drums) Barlow.The trio was the best-selling new Christian artist of 2004.Barlow Girl received a 2006 GMA award nomination for Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year for "Mirror".