STYLE: Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 170830-27421 LABEL: Bethel Music 0653437581361 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 2 RELEASE DATE: 2018-08-31 RRP: £9.99
Reviewed by Stephen Luff
This is the first "spontaneous worship" album from the California-based praise and worship collective and follows on from the 2017 live release 'Starlight'. It is a raw and un-planned collection of 'sessions' of worship unlike their previous stadium style releases, which here often start with a song and then develop into worship without a structure. Vocalists on this nearly two hour long album include Amanda Cook, Steffany Gretzinger and Brian & Jenn Johnson. Tracks such as the congregation focused "Cornerstone" and the instrumental "Like A Flood" are beautiful and full of emotion, some of the others with their moments of repeated lyrics and spontaneity such as the title track, may prove more challenging to the casual listener. It does however shine insight into the gatherings of the church and is sufficiently well miked so the listener can interact.
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“Moments: Mighty Sound” is our first spontaneous album captured live at Bethel Church. This full-length album features powerful songs accompanied with moments of raw and unfiltered worship. This album represents the merging of the stewarded (songs) and the divine (spontaneous), where earthly efforts collide with Heaven’s intervention.
Bill Johnson articulates this mystery saying, “As worship leaders, we lead until our leading is no longer necessary and then we enhance what God is doing. The goal should be that we
With extended moments of spontaneous worship, this album captures the essence of our worship and the cry of a people hungry for God’s world to invade ours. With abandoned and unfiltered adoration, Moments: Mighty Sound will usher listeners into an encounter with the living God who inhabits the praises of His people.