Casey Darnell - Coming Alive

Published Thursday 5th January 2012
Casey Darnell - Coming Alive
Casey Darnell - Coming Alive

RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 116354-18703
LABEL: EMI Christian Music Group 5099909621220
RELEASE DATE: 2011-07-11
RRP: £9.98

Reviewed by Stephen Luff

Casey leads worship at North Point's three Atlanta campuses, amongst other places. Here the singer/songwriter presents his material for the first time for the North Point label to which he signed in 2010 having previously released an independent EP. The opening track "When The Waters Rise", with its Coldplay-style piano introduction, has an instant anthem feel and demonstrates Casey's strong songwriting gift, referring to God's saving grace in difficult times. The Coldplay influence is also demonstrated on "Brilliant Light" and "Only Our God". To these ears, the outstanding tracks on the album are the beautiful chorus style "Faithful Over Us" and the gentle "Light Of The World". Casey has managed here what other artists strive to achieve, a way to communicate worship in a relevant, current style, with lyrics that worship God while speaking into the life of the listener. Recommended.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. When The Waters Rise [Listen]
2. Brilliant Light [Listen]
3. Awakening [Listen]
4. Power In Your Name [Listen]
5. Our Great God [Listen]
6. Faithful Over Us [Listen]
7. Light Of The World [Listen]
8. Only Our God [Listen]
9. Every Perfect Gift [Listen]
10. Coming Alive [Listen]

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Product Description
Coming Alive is the highly anticipated album for Atlanta, Georgia-based worship leader, singer, and songwriter Casey Darnell.
Casey leads worship on a regular basis at North Pointís three Atlanta campuses, along with numerous churches across the country. He has become a fixture with several major student events and camps and is in front of more than 50,000 people each year.

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