Michael Farren - Fighting For Us

Published Friday 11th January 2019
Michael Farren - Fighting For Us
Michael Farren - Fighting For Us

RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 173669-27717
LABEL: Integrity 0000768711224
RELEASE DATE: 2018-11-16
RRP: £9.99

Reviewed by Richard Dawson

Michael Farren has been around for a while and is a Dove Award winning songwriter and producer. The last thing he expected was a crisis of faith having been a Christian for over 25 years but 'Fighting For Us' was birthed out of that dark place as he asked himself questions that he never thought he would ask of a God he thought he knew and loved. Farren opens the album with the track "I Belong To Jesus" which along with "Oh Praise (The Only One)" proclaims the majesty of God. My favourite of the album's praise songs would have to be "Praise The King" probably because I can imagine this translating to a congregational worship setting. "Fighting For Us" is probably the strongest track on the album while "Prisoners" has a real bluesy feel and a touch of the Van Morrison about it. I wasn't sure I was going to enjoy this album at first but after listening a couple of times it connected. Well worth investigating.

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Product Description
Michael Farren is a GRAMMY Award nominated and ASCAP and Dove Award winning songwriter, producer and recording artist. His songs include Trust In You & Come Alive - Dry Bones (Lauren Daigle), and Let It Rain (Michael W. Smith), heís also co written songs for Lou Fellingham (How Great The Love Of Jesus), Darlene Zschech (Blessed Saviour Fount of Grace) , Paul Baloche (Come To The Water), Alisa Turner (My Prayer For You/ Miracle Or Not/ What A Day), Paul Wilbur (Forever Good), Corey Voss (Praise The King / As It In Heaven), Dustin Smith of Here Be Lions (Only A Holy God /Completely Overwhelmed).

Michael, who is the worship pastor for Gateway Church in Franklin, Tennessee, is a member of the Kingdom Songs collective and he is a founding member and former frontman for the worship band Pocket Full of Rocks. Fighting For Us is Michaelís first solo project. For more information, visit MichaelFarren.com or follow him on Instagram and Twitter (@michaelfarren).

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