Paul Baloche - Glorious

Published Sunday 7th February 2010
Paul Baloche - Glorious
Paul Baloche - Glorious

STYLE: Pop
RATING 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 83617-16189
LABEL: Integrity 000768472927
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RELEASE DATE: 2009-11-03
RRP: £12.99

Reviewed by Carl Grimsditch

With simple beauty, this live worship album recorded at Paul's home church enthrals from the get go. The musicians here, whilst obviously highly skilled are happy to humbly sit back and provide a rock steady accompaniment to Paul's clear tones and evocative lyrics. As with previous Baloche albums, Paul has collaborated here with several other composers including Brenton Brown, Michael W Smith and Jason Ingram with appearances from his son and wife on backing vocals. The live recording seems to add to the atmosphere with such songs as "Just To Be With You" and "To The Cross" being outstanding. The middle of "Today Is The Day" makes one feel like one is transported to the midst of a worshipping congregation while "Glorious" features a chorus that with its chugging rhythm hammers home the message. "Today Is The Day" is equally powerful with uplifting lyrics like "I'm putting my fears aside/I'm leaving my doubts behind/I'm giving my hopes and dreams to you Jesus" you can see that the writer really is trusting in Jesus. This is an elegant and compelling collection of worship songs; well produced and totally consistent, it's really hard to find anything wrong musically, lyrically or atmospherically. Outstanding live worship in fact.

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Product Description
Paul Baloche is one of today’s most influential worship writers. He has written songs that are shaping worship services all over the world.

From Open The Eyes of My Heart and Above All, to Your Name and Hosanna, Paul has crafted some of the most loved songs in church culture.

On Glorious, the highly anticipated follow-up to Our God Saves Paul promises to deliver twelve new songs that will lead you into personal and corporate worship.

It is time for a Glorious worship experience.

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