Beyond expectations and innovations, Cathedrals is even better later as the lyrics get more transparent and conversational.
The Newsboys’ latest project, Hallelujah for the Cross, will transport many listeners to the churches of their youth. For others, this album will allow them to experience these songs for the first time.
Restart is a solid set of faith-affirming songs for diehard fans and will be a good alternative for younger listeners who like mainstream pop.
The former members of the David Crowder Band have re-banded and come out with their own new album. Is it also their own sound, or David Crowder re-visited? Check out the review!
Aaron Shust Showcases His Diversity on Morning Rises
These guys certainly merit a hit retrospective, but All This feels more like a misguided, industry-driven placeholder release.
Amen Meets with Approval
At times cliche, but this project will appeal to West’s fans as another concept album that values the stories of men and women who have weathered life just as we all have.
Visual vitality with a superb soundtrack
Slick but slightly less adventurous …
MercyMe's Millard scores second home run with personal hymnbook …
"Idol" Alum Turns Out Full-length Holiday Effort
Self-Titled CD Personalizes New Chapter for Norman
Christmas the Shane & Shane Way
Digging deeper with deliberateness
Worship Collection Fails to Favorably Impress
Yet Another Acoustic Delight from Fernando Ortega
Point of Grace's venture into country/lite pop continues with No Changin' Us. But does it work?
Her first truly new record in seven years is a collection of songs old and new, built around the theme of a journey through hope, pain, joy, and sorrow.
After nearly a decade in the industry, Sanctus Real might wonder if it still has a relevant foothold in popular Christian music. The honest lyrical and musical charm of Pieces of a Real Heart should quell the questioning.
Who is The Generous Mr. Lovewell? And what album has MercyMe fashioned from their acquaintance with this fellow?
After a year of unbelievable struggles, Addison Road is ready to "Fight Another Day", with Stories.
Too many good things to say and not enough exciting tracks to contain them.
With the release of his 22nd and latest career album, Wonder represents a new chapter in the artist's life and musical output. Does it measure up to the iconic hall of fame work he's done in the past?
Urgency in music and message
The Afters debut most accessible album of band's career ...
It's hard to believe the Newsboys have never recorded a Christmas album. But Tait and the gang do things a little differently than before, and a Christmas project from the new band brings forth many possibilities.
With such a vast assortment of styles and talent on tap, some tracks are instantly endearing, while others take some enduring to get through.
For better or worse, these new songs are just what listeners familiar with his style would expect: a set of emotional, mid-tempo ballads, with a few upbeat tracks mixed in.
When you've got a year's second most played radio single to your name, there's much expected from you. Does Leaving Eden measure up?
See You combines the mellow but heartfelt style from his debut with the solid pop sound of Life Is Not A Snapshot. Because of this, unfortunately, little new ground is gained.
A more complete fit between singer and style
Hundred More Years isn't going to churn up deep discussions or make big challenges, but that was never Francesca Battistelli's style anyway.
Live CD/DVD shows both depth and rock facet of this maturing band ...
Worship Continues on Passion's Here for You. Chris Tomlin leads another excellent Passion compilation …
Diaz appears to have perfected the art of writing catchy pop songs.
Worshipful pop, or pop-tinted worship?
While Mullen has never recorded a full-on praise album in her 20-year (!!!) career, she's always been a worshipper at heart. So with that said, it's really no surprise that she's finally getting around to releasing one now.
If Listen to the Sound is the measuring stick of Building 429's musicianship, the bar remains terribly low with their best probably behind them.
Superchick lead singer Tricia Brock's debut as a solo artist, The Road, takes a softer and more personal turn from her usual rock tendencies.
Furler's comeback album isn't an especially inventive endeavor, it's nonetheless an extremely endearing project.
Live Worship Offered with 10,000 Reasons
Forward-Thinking re:creation Looks Back
Faith Fuels This is What We Believe
Mission Accomplished On the Altar of Love
Every Falling Tear works from a specific valley to arrive at a mountain of hope we should all aspire to scale, regardless of any earthly circumstance.
Jason Gray is one of the most underrated singer/songwriters in Christian music. His latest release further proves this point.
Bright Start to a Bright Future
The fun yet philosophical rock band's creative chemistry and contagious enthusiasm never seem to wane. Vice Verses is proof positive.
While not perfect, Music Inspired By The Story is an extremely creative idea. What Nordeman and Herms have created is truly remarkable. One of the better compilations of the year.
David Crowder Band Brings Christmas Joy
Christmas a Little Lacking in Diverse CityTobyMac's Christmas in Diverse Cityâ ”a pop-meets-hip-hop mishmashâ ”does invite some complaints.
West Shares His Heart for Christmas
Come to the Well yields finely crafted songs that can and probably will soon double as sermon outlines at a church near you.
Invisible Empires, Groves' 10th album release, is a milestone that clearly shows she still has much more to say musically.
While it won't be everyone's cup of tea, for fans of Hawk Nelson, Christmas proves to be more than festive in its own way.
Worship Lives on in God's Not Dead
Lives Celebrated in Tomlin's Collection
Glory Smith's Second Instrumental Outing
Something for Everyone on Wow Christmas
Jobe Steps Up with "Where I Find You"
Velasquez's Comeback Diamond Shines
Kutless Plays It Safe on Believer
Barnes Has Talent and Stories to Tell
Lots to love about A Thousand Little Things
No Sophomore Slump on Live Like That