Album Reviews

  • Tye Tribbett Fresh

    By E.J. Gaines, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    With his newest album, Fresh, Tye Tribbett hopes to demonstrate that God is doing a new thing. Indeed, we can see that with Tribbett, himself – it is the first album since...

  • The Shelter

    By Debra Akins, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    The title of the latest offering from Jars of Clay, Jars of Clay Presents The Shelter, was inspired by an old Irish Proverb: “It is in the shelter of each other that the...

  • album promo image for Outta Space Love

    By Lindsay Williams, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    It’s too bad Group 1 Crew couldn’t have released its new album, Outta Space Love, earlier in the year because it would have made the perfect summer...

  • album promo image for Our Journey... So Far

    By Lindsay Williams, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    While it seems a bit premature to release a “best of” project, BarlowGirl’s Our Journey...So Far does a nice job of chronicling the sisters...

  • album promo image for Love Revolution

    By Lindsay Williams, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    Live, Natalie Grant is a force to be reckoned with. The powerful vocalist boasts chops most people only dream about. Her latest effort, Love Revolution,...

  • album promo image for We Cry Out: The Worship Project

    By Lindsay Williams, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    Worship projects are a dime a dozen in Christian music. Oftentimes, when a big-name artist releases a worship album, it seems like it’s just an attempt to capitalize...

  • album promo image for The Edge of the Divine

    By Lindsay Williams, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    She is the most awarded female vocalist in Christian music, and after over 30 years in the music business, since her first days of touring with Bill and Gloria Gaither,...

  • album promo image for Defender

    By Debra Akins, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    Late last year, gmclife.com named worship artist Chris McClarney one of its Top 10 Artists to Watch in 2010, and with the release of his first full-length studio CD, ...

  • album promo image for Counting Stars

    By Jenny Bennett, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    It's hard not to notice when an artist makes honest music. Whatever you may like or dislike, you can't help but be drawn to the nature of the expression.

    Andrew Peterson's...

  • album promo image for The Medicine

    By Debra Akins, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    Integrity Music's newest artist is southern-bred, folk rock-and-roller John Mark McMillan, who recently released his label debut, The Medicine. I have to admit that...

  • album promo image for Live at the Ryman

    By Debra Akins, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    While still in his teens in the mid 1990s, Jonny Lang exploded onto the national scene with a combination of highly developed blues guitar chops and a powerful voice that...

  • album promo image for We Walk This Road

    By Debra Akins, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    Some albums that come along are real treats, both musically and historically. It's rare, but when it happens, you don't want to miss it. We Walk This Road, the...

  • album promo image for Born Again

    By Debra Akins, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    When the news began to circulate last year that longtime Newsboys frontman Peter Furler would be exiting the group, and that his replacement would be none other than former...

  • album promo image for The House You're Building

    By Melissa Riddle-Chalos, senior content strategist, gmclife.com

    For almost a year, I've been hearing whispers about this Audrey Assad and was most impressed by her "Winter Snow," which graced Chris Tomlin's Glory In...

  • album promo image for A Beautiful Exchange

    By Lindsay Williams, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    Many of the songs Hillsong has produced over the course of its existence ("Shout to the Lord," "Mighty to Save," "Hosanna") have given the...

  • album promo image for Blink

    By Debra Akins, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    After dropping its high-energy Essential Records debut, Chorus of the Saints, in early 2009, Australian-bred rock band Revive is back with a progressive sophomore offering, ...

  • album promo image for Champion

    By Monica Watkins, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    Nipping closely at the heels of his 2008 release, Free, Darwin adds a little "live" flavor to spice up his seasoned sound, distinguishing Champion from his last five...

  • album promo image for The Light Meets the Dark

    By Debra Akins, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    In the two years since its national label debut with Over And Underneath (Reunion), Tenth Avenue North has quickly seen its popularity soar, thanks in part to the...

  • album promo image for Times Like These

    By Lindsay Williams, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    Close your eyes, and press "play" on Times Like These. Chances are you'll think you're listening to the latest Rascal Flatts' album. However, it's actually the...

  • album promo image for The Generous Mr. Lovewell

    By Jenny Bennett, contributing writer, gmclife.com

    As one of Christian music's most likeable and relatable hitmakers, MercyMe is poised for success with its brand new album, The Generous Mr. Lovewell. The project'...