Reviewed by Tom Lennie
This is the latest fare from New Wine's annual celebration - combining the best from their North and South events, 2006. A double-disc affair (just over 40 mins per CD), 'Heavenbound' features a wonderful diversity of worship leaders and thus a variety of styles and sounds. Eoghan Heaslip kicks of each set with some excellent, vibrant praise - Brown/Baloche's "Hosanna" and Tomlin's "Holy Is The Lord" respectively. Martyn Lazell also leads on a couple of tracks, as, too, does Gareth Robinson, with his distinctive, compelling voice. Elsewhere, Trent Vineyard's Nigel Briggs appears with several of his own, lesser-known numbers. Inded, "lesser-known" becomes the operative description of a good half of this venture, with two sensitive home-penned songs from Nicole Brown, another couple from Stu and Lucy Plumb, and one or two more from Trinity Church, Cheltenham. Thus we're treated to many less-familiar, but quality songs - most of which are fairly new - as well as a couple of old favourites, such as an excellent rendition of Doerkson's "Faithful One". The two brilliant, uplifting closing tracks includes a fine, funky take on "Shackles (Praise You)". Passionate deliveries, good production - this is a fine worship album.
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|Heaven Bound is the fantastic double album capturing the worship at New Wine 2006 across both sites for the first time! Both New Wine North and South are included as we worship along with lead worshippers : Neil Bennetts, Nicole Brown, Eoghan Heaslip, Nae Lippett, Stu & Lucy Plumb, Gareth Robinson, Martyn Layzell, Trent and Jules Woodbridge. |
20 tracks and thousands of voices enable you to worship alongside this Summer's main event. Be lost in wonder, love and praise as the sound of the summer focuses you Heavenbound and the King of Kings.