Chris Tomlin - Holy Roar

Published Saturday 29th December 2018
Chris Tomlin - Holy Roar
Chris Tomlin - Holy Roar

RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 173672-25770
LABEL: Sparrow 0602557445503
RELEASE DATE: 2018-10-26
RRP: £12.99

Reviewed by John Farrington

Moved at a young age by hearing church congregations united under one voice of worship, Chris Tomlin now finds himself on the world stage of Christian worship music. In his 10th album release the Texan continues to search for fresh ways to help the Church express their worship to God. The title track is inspired by the picture Revelation paints of every tribe, every nation in every tongue singing in a loud voice "worthy is the lamb, holy is the Lord almighty." This latest release might not contain a song of the calibre of "Good Good Father" or "How Great Is Our God", nevertheless, there are still plenty of numbers that could slot straight in to your worship team's Sunday morning setlist or bless you on your drive to church. "Goodness, Love And Mercy", lyrically inspired by Psalm 23, rejoices in the future salvation that followers of Jesus all have to look forward to. There are a couple of exciting collaborations on this record with Nicole Serrano's vocals on "I Stand In Awe" a highlight of the record. The writing for "How Sweet It Is" featuring Pat Barrett is a tender love song to Jesus revealing the intimacy that is found when in relationship with him. Though it may not reach the dizzy heights of previous releases, 'Holy Roar' still gives plenty to offer for Christians young and old alike.

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Product Description
Chris Tomlin returns with his eagerly awaited new studio album, due out on 26th October 2018. Holy Roar will include his hit singles "Nobody Loves Me Like You" & “Resurrection Power”.

As the songwriter behind the worship favourites How Great Is Our God, Our God, At the Cross (Love Ran Red, and Whom Shall I Fear (God of Angel Armies), Chris's songs lead people to the heart of Jesus and into a deeper worship of Him.

Chris Tomlin is among the most well-known and influential artists in contemporary Christian music. Referred to by TIME Magazine as most likely the most often sung artist anywhere, Chris consistently has several songs in the top 20 of the Top 100 CCLI songs.

How Great Is Our God was his first No. 1 on the CCLI Top 25, becoming one of the fasting rising modern day hymns in CCLI chart history.

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