The Prayer Chain was a 1990s Christian alternative rock band. The band has been called "the epitome of the Christian underground". Their first album was recorded with Steve Hindalong at Neverland Studios and was entitled The Neverland Sessions. This was their first release, independent. After signing to Reunion Records they put out The Whirlpool EP and started touring, while focusing on their first LP Shawl released in 1993.