Third Day - Offerings: A Worship Album

Tuesday 1st August 2000
Third Day - Offerings: A Worship Album
Third Day - Offerings: A Worship Album

STYLE: Rock
RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 2246-2820
LABEL: Essential 083061067021
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RRP: £4.99

Reviewed by Mike Rimmer

Following hot on the heels of their last studio record 'Time', Third Day present us with their first worship album. Part studio (produced by Monroe Jones) and part live (recorded by the band themselves), 'Offerings' sees the American rockers in fine voice and strong focus, giving us 11 worship songs. The band have already taken tentative steps into worship territory with their recording of Michael W Smith's "Agnus Dei" on a compilation album, and the incredible "Your Love, Oh Lord" on their recent album. Both tracks are captured live on this new album and indeed the live material works exceedingly well, as singer Mac Powell gently leads the crowd. Standout cuts include the epic "Thief", which portrays the crucifixion of Christ from the point of view of the thief on the cross next to him. Beginning with gentle piano this builds up into a powerful climax. Another standout is to take Bob Dylan's 1980 classic "Saved" and turn it into a worship song, something that has also been done at the revival in Brownsville. It sounds great but then so does the whole of 'Offerings'.

The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.

Interested in reviewing music? Find out more here.

Sample Track Listing:
1. King Of Glory [Listen]

This track data is supplied by the Cross Rhythms CD/DVD review library. Please note that CD tracks may vary according to release region or product version.

Product Description
A rocky worship album from this US five-piece whose sound contains shades of Counting Crows and Pearl Jam. Prepare to be blown away by Mac Powell's vocals, compelling and tender in equal measure. Combining the charisma of a contemporary rock album with the desire-filled compassion of a deep worship album.

Be the first to comment on this article

We welcome your opinions but libellous and abusive comments are not allowed.












We are committed to protecting your privacy. By clicking 'Send comment' you consent to Cross Rhythms storing and processing your personal data. For more information about how we care for your data please see our privacy policy.

NAVIGATION
CONNECT WITH CROSS RHYTHMS
SIGNUP

Connect with Cross Rhythms by signing up to our email mailing list

It's All About Lives
Cross Rhythms Media Training Centre
MORE ARTICLES
DISCOGRAPHY
ARTIST PROFILES
Artists & DJs A-Z
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #
Or keyword search

 

PRAYER ROOMS
Watering Hole
Be heard in your pain and needs and cry out to your God in our Prayer Room