Last week, critically acclaimed worship leader Matt Redman unveiled his eighth project 10,000 Reasons, and it was welcomed with open arms by the public dominating the charts taking the No. 1 spot on the Christian Soundscan Chart for the first time in his career, selling nearly 7,000 units its first week, almost doubling from his previous album release We Shall Not Be Shaken in 2009, making this his biggest debut to date. Additionally, 10,000 Reasons continues to be the No. 1 best-selling album on iTunes® Christian Albums Chart and claimed No. 28 on the Digital Albums Chart and
No. 66 on Billboard’s Top 200.
While fans are embracing the new church anthems, critics are also continuing to praise the latest project from the GRAMMY® nominated artist as shown in the quotes below from CCM Magazine, Worship Musician Magazine, Worship Leader Magazine and more:
“There’s something about Matt Redman. Maybe it’s his infectious choruses. Maybe it’s his undeniable passion, or his joyous live recordings… Or maybe it’s all of the above. He has given his listeners yet another outstanding album, 10,000 Reasons, and it might be his best work to date.” -CCM Magazine
“This album has an intensity that surprised me a bit. Even the piano-driven beginning of ‘Holy’ reveals a feeling thatsomething is about to happen…and it does. He doesn’t dumb-down or diminish the power of the Word and the pursuit of His presence. The songs will stand on their own two feet and will still translate in even the humblest of musicalsettings.” -Worship Musician Magazine
“10,000 Reasons is a worship experience. Ultimately, Matt Redman realized his strongest sense of self on this project: the self only truly found in transparent, vulnerable cries of self-surrender.” –Worship Leader Magazine
The sixstepsrecords/Sparrow recording artist co-wrote with many friends on this album including Jonas Myrin, Jason Ingram, Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher, Tim Wanstall and Jesse Reeves. He then brought the songs to life in Atlanta, GA leading worship for over 1,000 worship leaders during LIFT: A Worship Leader Collective, put on by Passion City Church and sixstepsrecords.
For more information on Matt Redman, please visit www.mattredman.com
About Matt Redman:
Matt Redman’s songwriting is synonymous with integrity and continues to impact churches around the world. Leading a generation of worshipers, his songs have been recorded by Chris Tomlin, Michael W. Smith,David Crowder*Band, Rebecca St. James, Tree 63, Kutless and Passion among others. A key songwriter for today’s church, an active worship leader for Passion conferences around the world, Redman has a history of success having garnered seven Gospel Music Association Dove Awards and recently received aGRAMMY ® nod for “Best Gospel Song” for “Our God” featured on Passion: Awakening. Additionally, Redman has 21 songs in the CCLI Top 500, with 5 populating the Top 50. Redman’s eighth album, 10,000 Reasons, released July 12 on sixstepsrecords.
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