Matt McCoy - Heaven Calling

Published Wednesday 2nd June 2010
Matt McCoy - Heaven Calling
Matt McCoy - Heaven Calling

RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 93385-16529
LABEL: Independent

Reviewed by Ian Hayter

This is the Cincinnati-based worship leader's second solo album, a follow-up to Matt's debut 'Raise The Flag Again'. Once more, it's great, guitar-driven music, with a good mix of inspiring, challenging and comforting lyrics. As other reviewers have noted, his style is very much influenced by the likes of Matt Redman and Tim Hughes, but there's enough of an individual style to set him apart from them. Beginning with "My Eyes Are Fixed" there are 13 songs here which are all worth listening to - some are out and out worship ("Alleluia"), some are devotional ("I Choose You") and some are powerful statements of faith (the standout second track "Stronger Than The Storm"). It's worth mentioning that the production and the support of the backing musicians are both excellent. McCoy is probably best known for his work with the Vineyard Church, but this is a great solo album.

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