Upperroom - Moments

Published Saturday 21st July 2018
Upperroom - Moments
Upperroom - Moments

RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 170872-26919
LABEL: The Fuel Music

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

This is the third release from Upperroom, the Dallas-based church, but this time around they've got global distribution thanks to the astute The Fuel Music. I'm certain this five-song EP will only expand further the reputation and impact of the throng which today totals around 100 vocalists, songwriters and musicians who are passionately committed to Jesus. Said Upperroom's pastor Michael Miller, "We really wanted to love him well. We wanted to set a table for him. God has brought some of the most gifted musicians, singers and worship leaders just to help steward this vision." Among them Meredith Mauldin, who leads Upperroom's songwriting efforts, and Elyssa Smith, who leads worship at the church's second location, in Denver. Said Mauldin of their artistic inspiration, "The power really comes from the Prayer Room. Basically, what we're doing is stewarding the songs that we're getting in the Prayer Room." The songs on this EP are wonderful and consistently stirring. And whether it's the opener "Tremble ftg Abbie Simmons" or the closer "Surrounded ftg Elyssa Smith" the effect is powerful and tender-hearted.

The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.

Interested in reviewing music? Find out more here.

Sample Track Listing:
1. Tremble Ftg Abbie Simmons (Live) [Listen]
2. Adoration Ftg Meredith Mauldin (Live) [Listen]
3. Defender Ftg Abbie Simmons (Live) [Listen]
4. All Hail King Jesus Ftg Sarah Beth Smith [Listen]
5. Surrounded Ftg Elyssa Smith (Fight My Battles) (Live) [Listen]

This track data is supplied by the Cross Rhythms CD/DVD review library. Please note that CD tracks may vary according to release region or product version.

Be the first to comment on this article

We welcome your opinions but libellous and abusive comments are not allowed.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. By clicking 'Send comment' you consent to Cross Rhythms storing and processing your personal data. For more information about how we care for your data please see our privacy policy.