I’m excited to be sharing about Jeremy Camp’s Latest Album “The Answer” that released today (Friday, October 6th) ! After a listen, I’ll have to say that many of the songs on this album serve as a reminder to followers of Christ of when we started, where we are now, and what we should continue to be aiming for as we move forward in our walk with God.
I’m excited to be sharing about Matthew West’s new Album “All In! This album was written with the goal of encouraging himself and others to get up off the sidelines of their faith and really live it out – to go all in in your time with God, all in with your family, all in with your community, and all in battling your fears that may hold you back from becoming who God made you to be.
Along with that same theme of the album, Matthew will be launching a 6-week All in Challenge on his social media starting 9/18, and each week Matthew will be challenging his fans to go all in in a different part of their lives. What does it look like when a heart that knows Jesus takes a step and holds nothing back? How can we go All In in the places that mean the most?
One of my little sisters got me interested in Plumb this year. I had briefly heard about this artist off and on and am glad to have pursued her music albums further. I can tell you that Plumb is an amazing Christian recording artist. Her song lyrics are rich in the truths of God. The songs on her latest album Exhale tug at one in how much we need His love, mercy, and grace! The songs are full of hope, thanks, & worship to God.
I received a free copy of this album from Family Christian in exchange for writing a review. All photos and opinions are my own.
In Motion: The Remixes by musical artist Amy Grant is a fun album! This CD has been a fabulous go to on these sometime dark, cold, and dreary days! No more almost winter blues! I dare any one to listen and not smile or have their toes start taping!
This isn’t the first time I’ve listened to Amy. In fact, I remember listening to my Mom’s album when I was kid many years ago (I’m 30 now)! There’s just something pretty awesome about taking meaningful songs many years old and creating some new and exciting from each of them. Even my son and daughter ages nearly four and 6 1/2, never hearing Amy before are fans and her music and it totally gets them moving!
There are 10 songs total, all remixed well and perfectly suitable for the dance-floor! Any jam parties would be wise to include Amy’s album! I for one have opted to play this album for my weekly work out sessions and for when the house needs a pretty hefty cleaning. There’s just something about a good beat and positive lyrics to get me motivated and moving!
- That’s What Love is For [Radio Edit]
- Stay For Awhile [Radio Mix]
- You’re Not Alone [Radio Edit]
- Every Heartbeat [Radio Edit]
- Better Than a Hallelujah [Gospel Radio Edit]
- Find a Way [Big Room Radio Edit]
- Baby Baby [Radio Edit]
- Say Once More [Radio Edit]
- Stay For Awhile
- Mega Mix
The beat and sounds of each of the songs is different but all work together played in any order. My favorites are Stay for a Awhile, That’s What Love is For, & You’re Not Alone. I feel long time fans would be happy with this collection especially if they are into dance and club music.
Run-time is a little over 45 minutes in length. The length of the album makes it a perfect for working out whether doing aerobics, jogging, or whatever you wish!
Interested in Purchasing? Amy Grant In Motion: The Remixes can be bought in cd or mp3 album format.
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Peter Hollens is an musical artist I learned about after seeing him in a Lindsey Sterling video on Youtube a few months ago. When it was brought to my attention that he had an album coming out this month, I was pretty eager to get a hold of a copy!
Peter has some pretty amazing music videos which can be seen on his Youtube channel. He offers his voice up for renditions of a number of musical genres popular pieces. Whether you like folk, Broadway, pop, or music and game songs, I’m sure there’s something there to draw you in! He totally gets my vote for uniqueness as a one-man cappella vocalist in sharing his amazing voice and videos with the world!
There are thirteen songs on his album which make up a runtime of about an hour. The song variety are many. My favorites have to be Skyrim (Main Theme) which features Lindsey Stirling, Les Miserables Medley in which he is accompanied by his wife, Shenandoah, Ashland’s Song (a touching original), I see Fire, & Misty Mountains. Not that the other songs are any less enjoyable! Other artist that make an appearance on this album are Brian Wilson of the Beach Boy, Jackie Evancho, Avi Kaplan, and mentioned before Lindsey Stirling.
1. I See Fire
2. Skyrim (Main Theme) [feat. Lindsey Stirling]
3. I Won’t Give Up
4. Les Miserables Medley (feat. Evynne Hollens)
5. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (feat. Sabrina Carpenter)
7. She Moved Through The Fair
8. Hallelujah (feat. Jackie Evancho)
9. Our Special Love (feat. Brian Wilson)
10. The Parting Glass
11. Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair (feat. Avi Kaplan)
12. Ashland’s Song
13. Misty Mountains
I would highly recommend you checking out Peter Hollens Youtube channel to see his videos and hear some of the songs found on this album. My family is enjoying his album very much! I’m hoping to see perhaps a Holiday collection in the future. Until then, I’m keeping this one on repeat through my week.
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The Piano Guys: Wonders is the 4th album we’ve added to our music collection and like their previous albums, this one also doesn’t disappoint! I think anyone that likes covers redone will for certain enjoy The Piano Guys twists on well known fan favorites. Not just my husband and I but my kids age 6 and nearly 4 are quite the fans of the tracks found on this album. I think being able to appeal to those of all ages is a great benefit when it comes to music and it’s certainly it’s a top pick to bring along in the car or to play in the home.
The mix of songs are many but it ties together well. The album runtime is about one hour but if you want to get down to the minute, the twelve tracks total 48 minutes in length together. Songs found on the album are complete covers as well as mash ups thrown in for good measure. Though mainly instrumental, there are few songs featuring vocals. The songs that are of definite merit are Let it Go, Batman Evolution, & The Mission/How Great Thou Art. Even though we have our favorites all the tracks are done exceptionally well and each quite memorable. They’ve managed to put together a soothing yet upbeat and moving albums of songs that doesn’t trump but clearly resides as an equal to all their previous albums.
1. Ants Marching / Ode to Joy
2. Batman Evolution
3. Because of You
4. Don’t You Worry Child (feat. Shweta Subram)
5. Fathers’ Eyes
7. Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends
8. Let It Go
9. The Mission / How Great Thou Art
10. Pictures at an Exhibition
11. Story of My Life
12. Summer Jam
I would highly recommend this album! If you haven’t seen their videos on their YouTube channel, I encourage you to do so! The videos are simply stunning, uplifting, and inspirational.
Interested in Buying? You can purchase The Piano Guys Album Wonders (Deluxe Edition CD/DVD) on Amazon.com for only $10.00 (prices are subject to change) and it’s eligible for free super saving shipping. And if you are thinking about Christmas already, this album would make an excellent stocking stuffer!
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Disclaimer: I was sent a copy of this album to review. This review is 100% my opinion and has not been edited or reviewed by anyone. I was not compensated in any other way for this product review.