Having written many of the church’s best-loved songs – including I Could Sing of Your Love Forever, Majesty and Did You Feel The Mountains Tremble? – Martin Smith remains rooted in the local church and is back with fresh new sounds in this album entitled ‘God’s Great Dance Floor.‘ In 2009 he came to the closing stages of a two-decade career spent holding the microphone and cheering on the crowds with the band Delirious. With Dove awards, Grammy nominations and RIAA certified gold selling status behind him, it was an incredible journey. Today, what lies ahead is bold, fresh and exciting. Click here to listen and to buy.
The Art Of Celebration is the third studio album from Rend Collective. The band have grown from their first release, with a shorter name, a new band member and several big US tours to their name. Rend Collective have recorded a stunning new album. This album mixes together what was great on their live ‘Campfire‘ album with raw, passionate music and cleverly produced tracks that are all about declaring why we should celebrate God. It’s the whole synopsis of this album, and Rend really know how to create an album to play to their strengths. Prepare yourself for the party, get your dancing shoes, Rend are back. Click here to buy.
Somehow worship songs feel more real when they are recorded live, in front of a room full of people who’s focus is on worshiping God. Matt Redman has again shown his willingness and ability to produce songs the global church can claim as their own. This isn’t an album capturing a crowd singing along to well-known anthems – it’s a tight and well prepared band performing new and original songs to lead a crowd in a time of devout worship. With a fresh sound, thought-out arrangements and lyrics that are steeped in worship, ‘Your Grace Finds Me‘ is a brilliant modern praise album. Click here to listen and to buy.
Homemade Worship By Handmade People is the kind of unique worship album you may have only dreamed was possible. This is surely one of the top worship albums ever made, so don’t miss out on this stellar five star worship CD. An album from the hearts, minds and living room of Rend Collective Experiment – and they’re from Northern Ireland into the bargain! It’s hard to express just how good this is; it is a CD ripe with rich theology and authentic melodies. This is a must have album. Click here to buy.
Providing singable theology for the modern day church with their Celtic-laden hymnody, the husband-wife team of Keith & Kristyn Getty from Northern Ireland have released their latest CD entitled “Hymns for the Christian Life.” This marries the Gettys’ new world hymns with their old world Irish traditions, which is exemplified beautifully by Moya Brennan’s contribution on Kristyn’s original lullaby, “A Mother’s Prayer.” This album strikes a perfect balance between its rich theological expositions and its ability to permeate the heart. Buy it – you won’t be disappointed! Click here for more.
Matt Redman‘s earnest approach to worship music has made him a contemporary Christian favourite for over 15 years. His eighth album, “10,000 Reasons”, has anthems that are big enough to capture your heart yet simple enough to stick in your head. What endears him once again is his utter command of lyrics, instruments, and emotions to create an ongoing worship experience. The album was recorded live for an audience of thousands of worship leaders in Atlanta, Georgia. Redman, who bases all of his songs on scriptural themes, can be relied upon to make hit collections again and again. Click here to listen and to buy.
Every once in a while it’s nice to hear something really different, and in most genres it’s quite rare to have your expectations be so pleasantly blown away. This is the case with Stuart Townend’s new release The Journey. As a writer Stuart has added some great songs to that modern worship song book, but his sound on his latest album is anything but typical. It’s best to describe it as a folk/celtic kind of mix, and it’s really easy and so enjoyable to listen to. If you’re looking for something a little different in the music department, then check out this album. Click here to listen and to buy.
Paul Baloche is one of today’s most influential worship writers. He has written songs that are shaping worship services all over the world. From ‘Open The Eyes of My Heart’ and ‘Above All’, to ‘Your Name’ and ‘Hosanna’, Paul has crafted some of the most loved songs in church culture. On ‘Glorious’, the highly anticipated follow-up to ‘Our God Saves’, Paul delivers eleven new songs that will lead you into personal and corporate worship. Click here to listen or to buy.
Uniting thousands of university students in an effort to make God known in the colleges and churches of the USA, the Passion movement has grown massively over the past few years. This Passion CD, ’God of this City’ highlights some of the best moments of the Passion events in Atlanta (with over 23,000 university students) as well as the USA regional events. The album features music from Chris Tomlin, David Crowder Band, Charlie Hall, Matt Redman, Christy Nockels, Kristian Stanfill and more. Click here to hear track samples or to buy.
AWAKEN THE DAWN is a new collection of hymns and songs from Keith and Kristyn Getty. With a distinctly Irish flavour and shaped as a service of worship, this album takes you on a lyrical journey of grace and hope for all the nations. Keith & Kristyn are both from Northern Ireland, and have become known worldwide for their ability to write and introduce new hymns & songs to the 21st century Church. This is a follow up to their very successful previous album, ‘In Christ Alone.’ Click here to buy or to find out more.
Many people still love to hear the timeless message contained in the hundreds of old traditional hymns. This 4 x CD box set, ‘Ultimate Hymns’, is a wonderful collection of 60 such hymns, sung by a congregation and choir with simple arrangements. Songs by Wesley, Watts, Newton and Kendrick are all featured here along with other writers who have shaped the thinking and worship of the Church. Click here for more.
Many loved and time tested worship songs have been penned by Graham Kendrick. He’s inspired a generation of worshippers and shown a strength of commitment to the worship of the church that can’t be overlooked. The Very Best Of Graham Kendrick features classic songs such as Amazing Love, Meekness & Majesty, Is Anyone Thirsty?, Knowing You Jesus and Servant King. Each of the 28 worship songs show why Graham has been at the heart of contemporary worship for so many decades. Click here for more.