Richard Lewis - When I Pray

Tuesday 1st February 2000
Richard Lewis - When I Pray
Richard Lewis - When I Pray

RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Reviewed by Mike Rimmer

The former worship leader at KT releases his first studio album and it's a crack­er! In a world of paint by numbers, bland worship albums that roll off the con­veyor belt at the snap of some record exec's fingers, this stands out as a mas­terpiece in the genre of contemporary worship. Mixing pop hooks with R&B grooves, some fat horns and a pile of excellent songs, Richard Lewis, I salute you! The production work of one Nicky Brown makes all the difference of course, adding the sort of tasty musical licks that set this apart from other unimaginative worship albums. Aside from the quality of the music, check the power of the songs! A soulful ballad like "To The Highest Place" sweeps you up in atmospheric worship whilst the sweet sax of "We Worship You" simply sends shivers spinewards. The title cut is a funky, groovy, rhythm driven declaration of spiritual warfare and it's powerful stuff, matched by the thunderous celebration "The Lord Is Marching Out" and the equally spiritually impacting "The Weapons". Richard Lewis blends fine music with songs that leave you fired up wanting to do business with God. You couldn't really ask for more!

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Sample Track Listing:
1. I Will Awaken The Dawn [Listen]
2. When I Pray [Listen]
3. To The Highest Place [Listen]
4. Supernatural God [Listen]
5. We Worship You [Listen]
6. The Lord Is Marching Out [Listen]
7. Set Me As A Seal [Listen]
8. The Weapons [Listen]
9. King Of Peace-I Will Testify [Listen]
10. Consuming Fire [Listen]
11. Nicky Dropping Off [Listen]

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Reader Comments

Posted by Tony in London @ 21:02 on Dec 4 2018

Please post a link on how to purchase this album

Posted by andrea in Croatia @ 16:35 on Oct 14 2007

I am looking for a song supposedly by Richard Lewis called Passion for Jesus. At least the chorus goes like that.... can anyone send it to me or tell me where I can listen to it? thank you very much!

Reply by Tony in London @ 20:09 on Dec 4 2018

It is recorded on the KT worship album U3ozScsfBriFHLd1CeEPmkq&index=6

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Posted by Matthew Lewis in Cardiff @ 11:50 on Aug 25 2006

My dad is such a wonderful Christian. I remember when my teacher put his CD on in class. I love watching my dad leading worship at City Temple along with the Worship Team and Chris Cartwright.

Posted by Leighton Phillips in Cardiff @ 11:00 on Oct 13 2005

What's KT's loss is CT's gain!!!

I'm the technical director at City Temple Cardiff and in the few months that we've had Richard on the team leading worship, CT hasn't stopped rocking with God's praises either.
Why not visit us?

Posted by elena @ 17:43 on Aug 12 2005

Richard Lewis...when I pray" I remember when richard was a whorship leader at KT...WHAT A TIME OF WORSHIP! I won't forget...the whole house rocking over with GOD's praises, so powerful and wonderful...wherever you are keep on going, He is worth it all of your heart

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