Vineyard Music - Hymns In The Vineyard: 25 Modern Arrangements Of Classic Hymns

Tuesday 1st May 2001
Vineyard Music - Hymns In The Vineyard: 25 Modern Arrangements Of Classic Hymns
Vineyard Music - Hymns In The Vineyard: 25 Modern Arrangements Of Classic Hymns

STYLE: Hymnody
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 3149-3732
LABEL: Vineyard Music VMD9350
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Trevor Kirk

The title says it all, I suppose; over 70 minutes of music, featuring Vineyard stalwarts Scott Underwood, Cindy Rethmeier, Debby Smith, Terry Butler and others, and the track list is replete with some truly classic hymns - "Great Is Thy Faithfulness", "How Great Thou Art", "The Old Rugged Cross", "When I Survey", "It is Well With My Soul", "What A Friend We Have In Jesus", etc. The mood is intimate and worshipful, with stripped down arrangements and no distractions from a live congregation and whilst some of the arrangements are a bit iffy (one or two singers add a few vocal twiddly bits that don't really fit the mood and occasionally the tunes are unfamiliar), this is a genuinely inspirational package of some of the best hymnody of the last three centuries. Infinitely better than most of the dull and unimaginative stuff masquerading as "classics" churned out ad nauseam by some labels lately.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Fairest Lord Jesus [Listen]
2. How Great Thou Art [Listen]
3. Medley Pt 1 [Listen]
4. Just As I Am [Listen]
5. I Surrender All [Listen]
6. What A Friend We Have In Jesus [Listen]
7. Holy Holy Holy [Listen]
8. My Jesus I Love Thee [Listen]
9. Medley Pt 2 [Listen]
10. Great Is Thy Faithfulness [Listen]
11. Be Thou My Vision [Listen]
12. I Know That My Redeemer Lives [Listen]
13. It Is Well With My Soul [Listen]
14. Have Thine Own Way [Listen]
15. Take My Life And Let It Be [Listen]
16. Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus [Listen]
17. 'Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus [Listen]
18. Medley Pt 3 [Listen]
19. Hidden Track 1 [Listen]
20. Hidden Track 2 [Listen]

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