Pete James - My Heart Is Singing Loud

Published Wednesday 15th August 2012
Pete James - My Heart Is Singing Loud
Pete James - My Heart Is Singing Loud

RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 125721-19298
LABEL: Elevation ELE1742D
RELEASE DATE: 2012-04-09
RRP: £12.99

Reviewed by Tim Goodall

The worship leader hailing from St Thomas' Church Philadelphia in Sheffield has built the first half of his second studio album around celebratory themes. The title track is a loud and unashamed anthem exhibiting some creativity in its arrangement which resurfaces occasionally throughout the album, most notably in "There Is A Redeemer/Jesus Loves Me (Medley)". Other tracks, notably "Heaven", are a little disappointing in their similarity to much of the past 10 years worth of output from the UK's more prominent worship leaders. Having said that, there are moments of creativity and excellent songwriting that give James' collection an interesting edge. "Take Me In Close" is a haunting track that challenges the listener to join the journey of getting to know God better, and "Saviour Of The World" develops with a creative gentleness as James presents the Gospel in song. This is, to all intents and purposes, a personal worship album but one which does not stray too far from what we have come to expect from the shoal of UK worship leaders.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. My Heart Is Singing Loud [Listen]
2. Heaven [Listen]
3. Mighty Is Our God [Listen]
4. There Is A Redeemer-Jesus Loves Me (Medley) [Listen]
5. Ready [Listen]
6. Let This Be The Time [Listen]
7. Take Me In Closer [Listen]
8. Where Would I Be [Listen]
9. Saviour Of The World [Listen]
10. Jesus Loves Me [Listen]
11. Only One Name [Listen]

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Product Description
An album of breathtakingly powerful new worship songs.

Worship leader at St Thomas Church, Philadelphia, in Sheffield, UK, New Wine and Spring Harvest, Pete is one of the most exciting new songwriters for a generation.

My Heart is Singing Loud is a studio album filled with intimate and heartfelt guitar-led worship.

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