We Are Messengers - We Are Messengers

Published Tuesday 5th April 2016
We Are Messengers - We Are Messengers
We Are Messengers - We Are Messengers

STYLE: Rock
RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 160083-23711
LABEL: Word 0080688935726
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RELEASE DATE: 2016-05-06

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Reviewed by Tony Cummings

If you've been long time listeners or readers of Cross Rhythms, you'll remember the band Remission Flow, who in the past enjoyed Cross Rhythms playlist hits like "Fearless", "More Like You" and "It Is Well". You might even have picked up on the news that Remission Flow disbanded in 2014 and that lead singer Darren Mulligan and his wife relocated to Nashville where Darren signed with one of the biggest Christian record companies in the world, Word Records. In music city Darren and Heidi Mulligan formed We Are Messengers with American musicians and Word began to drip feed singles to US Christian radio. These were enthusiastically received and now (on 22nd April to be precise) the stage is set for WAM to take a big forward step with the release of their debut album. It's certainly been worth the wait. Darren has a rare talent in writing songs without being stereotypical and penning lyrics which aren't shallow regurgitation of biblical truth that still clogs some parts of Nashville CCM. If you've never heard Darren sing then we assure you that his voice is as memorable as his songwriting with his ability to go up an octave on a chorus or bridge being very affecting. Some of Nashville's finest producers - Josh Bronleewe, Ed Cash and Seth Mosley - help bring out the catchiness of his songs (I particularly enjoyed the ooh-oh-oh male BVs on "Everything Comes Alive" while the other songs currently getting US airplay "I'm On Fire" and "Point To You" really register. All in all, a fine pop rock debut.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Everything Comes Alive [Listen]
2. Point To You [Listen]
3. I Look Up [Listen]
4. The River [Listen]
5. I'm On Fire [Listen]
6. Magnify [Listen]
7. Give It All [Listen]
8. Shadows [Listen]
9. I Want You [Listen]
10. Dancing In The Dark [Listen]
11. Wildfire [Listen]
12. My Ghost [Listen]
13. Giants Fall [Listen]
14. I Don't Have The Answers [Listen]

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Product Description
We Are Messengers is a family, band, and ministry from Ireland now based in the United States.

ďAt the heart of our vision is the desire to serve God and to see His radical love transform our lives and our
communities. We have been given an incredible opportunity to share the goodness of Jesus Christ through music and the testimony of our lives. Our
desire is to communicate the incredible news of the Gospel in a simple, relevant and life-changing manner. We pray that God will use our abilities to have a conversation with a generation that is desperately searching for truth and love. It is our great joy to serve our King who alone is worthy of praise.Ē Darren Mulligan

Tracklist

1. Everything Comes Alive
2. Point To You
3. I Look Up
4. The River
5. Iím On Fire
6. Magnify
7. Give It All
8. Shadows
9. I Want You
10. Dancing In The Dark
11. Wildfire
12. My Ghost
13. Giants Fall
14. I Donít Have The Answers

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