Spring Harvest - Bottled At The Source: Live Worship From Spring Harvest

Published Thursday 15th August 2013
Spring Harvest - Bottled At The Source: Live Worship From Spring Harvest
Spring Harvest - Bottled At The Source: Live Worship From Spring Harvest

RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 136682-20875
LABEL: Elevation ELE1834D
RELEASE DATE: 2013-07-10
RRP: £9.99

Reviewed by Lins Honeyman

This live release sees four days of worship at 2013's Spring Harvest in Minehead and Skegness boiled down into 15 tracks with a host of quality worship leaders at the helm. As you would expect, this is a polished and professional affair with producer Paul Burton managing to maintain the celebratory atmosphere of what was undoubtedly an exciting few days whilst ensuring that each song is presented in the best light possible. Worship leaders such as Pete James and Chris McClarney kick proceedings off in upbeat praise fashion with "This Is What You Do" and "Your Love Never Fails" respectively whilst Mark Beswick's stirring version of Reuben Morgan's evergreen "Cornerstone" makes for a more reflective mood. Thankfully, this collection shies away from churning out too many done-to-death classics with Pete James' versions of "When I Survey" and "What A Friend We Have In Jesus" - the latter pointlessly reworked with a regrettably forgettable new melody - standing next to more successful covers of newer songs such as Phil Wickham's "You're Beautiful" and Israel Houghton's "Your Presence Is Heaven" by Sam Cox and the aforementioned James. Whilst this remains a fairly formulaic worship release, Noel Robinson's African-flavoured "Let The People Say" and Cathy Burton's striking cover of Gungor's "Beautiful Things" makes for another enjoyable slice of live worship from the Spring Harvest crew.

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Product Description
Recorded live at The Source, Spring Harvest’s 2013 event, this album ‘bottles’ the unique and powerful atmosphere of Spring Harvest’s Big-Top, featuring thousands of worshippers united in one voice.

Featuring Chris McClarney (writer of Your Love Never Fails), Noel Robinson, Lara Martin (Abundant Life, Bradford), Mark Beswick and Pete James. This CD includes the top songs and recordings from Spring Harvest 2013.

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