Bobby over at Sojourn Music just posted a link to their band playing on video. If you have not bought the CD, Before the Throne, yet. DO IT NOW!!…It is awesome and very original.
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It has been a long time coming. I have had this CD running for a few weeks now and every time I listen to it it blows me away.
The CD is called, Before the Throne, by Sojourn Music. So who are these guys. on their site it says
“New songs for worship, rich in Christian theology. Contemporary hymns, psalms, songs of lament and praise written by members of the Louisville, KY-based Sojourn Community.”
In a world of Hillsong United wannabes I have another description for this CD. Refreshing.
I didn’t know what to expect from this when they sent it to me. Every song is diverse, theologically sound and full of richness that I haven’t seen in a long time.
The style on the CD can only best be described as…Jazz, folk, rock, blues, soul, worship. Thats not even a joke. It is chock full of great songs for worship and they are surprisingly singable.
The music sometimes sounds like Nora Jones, then Vigilantes of Love, Tracy Chapman, Jennifer knapp, Caedmans Call, and throw in a little classic Christian Stonehill.
The songwriting on this is unparalleled and it doesn’t rely on raucous guitars to real you in.
The smooth and gripping sound from this CD will really pull you into a mindset of worship. This group is one amazing group and I can’t wait to hear the other CD’s they have to offer.
5 out of 5 stars
PS…thanks bobby for sending me this brilliant work of art.
Thanks to Integrity Music and Some other guys I have a bunch of new CD’s that I will have reviews up for.
Some of them are:
Sojourn Music – Before the Throne (interview and Review)
Deluge (Live from Bethany Wolrd Prayer Center)
Worth Dying For – Self-titled
Ken Reynolds – Great things
Jared Anderson – Where Faith Comes From
Kathryn Scott – I Blelong
Michael Neale – No Greater Audience
Leeland – Opposite Way
Natasha Bedingfield – Unwritten & Pocket full of sunshine
2. Sojourn Music: great new worship…go listen. I will have an interview with them on here very soon as well
3. Resound worship: great new resource site out of the UK
4. have you heard Kim walker with JesusCulture? WOW!! watch below..and then watch everything else with her
5. Charlie Hall and Micah 6:8 it’s amazing because with everything I have been reading this verse and song really ring true for our generation of Christians who need to walk in real truth.
You could feed the whole world with the crumbs of old bread
Spread the good news through dreams and stones
With a breath of the wind You could raise up the dead
But You ask us to go
Help us love mercy, help us do justly,
Help us walk humbly with You God
Forget not the widow, the orphan, and slave
O God please remember the helpless today
Call on Your children repairing the breach
There is no place too far that Your mercy can’t reach
For the children who sleep beneath cities at dark
let love go and touch them with your Father’s heart