Passion: White Flag

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You may recall how U2 used to wave a white flag back in that band’s early concert days, which is why the Passion collective’s latest release, Passion: White Flag, carries with it a deep sense of déjà vu. When Chris Tomlin closes the track by telling the crowd that this is their moment, he even sounds like a Texas Bono. With that said, though, this album is nevertheless a fine collection of praise songs. It’s dominated by Tomlin’s singing, but also includes contributions from a few other notable artists. Christy Nockels, for instance, particularly brings a Hillsong vibe to two of her tracks, “You Revive Me” and “How I Love You.” Matt Redman’s “10,000 Reasons” piano ballad is a memorable quiet moment, while David Crowder*Band (RIP) shines with “All This Glory.” The album opens with “Not Ashamed” and then followed up that declaration with unashamed praise and worship, which is the kind of banner we can all get behind.

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