All of the Above (Hillsong United album)

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All of the Above
Studio album by Hillsong United
Released 17 March 2007
Recorded 2006
Genre Contemporary Christian
Length 73:11
Label Hillsong Music Australia
Producer Joel Houston
Michael Guy Chislett
Paul Mabury
James Rudder
Hillsong United chronology
United We Stand
(2006)
All of the Above
(2007)
In a Valley by the Sea
(2007)

All of the Above is the eighth praise and worship album by Hillsong United, and their first ever studio recorded project and the first of a three-part global project. The album includes a DVD containing three live worship tracks recorded at the 2006 Encounterfest youth conference, a sermon from Phil Dooley and a bonus features section. It debuted at No. 6 on the ARIA Albums Chart on 26 March 2007.[1]

It has also reached number 1 on the Billboard's Top Christian/Gospel Albums, No. 1 on the iTunes Christian music digital album sales, No. 1 on the Nielsen Christian SoundScan chart, and has moved to No. 60 on the Billboard US Top 200.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Album release
No. Title Writer(s) Worship leader(s) Length
1. "Point of Difference"   Joel Houston Joel Houston 4:22
2. "Break Free"   Houston, Matt Crocker, Scott Ligertwood Jonathan Douglass 4:07
3. "Desperate People"   Houston, Michael Guy Chislett Joel Houston 5:29
4. "Devotion"   Marty Sampson Marty Sampson 5:59
5. "Draw Me Closer"   Dean Ussher Jad Gillies 1:26
6. "Lead Me to the Cross"   Brooke Fraser Brooke Fraser 4:18
7. "Found"   Dave George Jad Gillies 6:02
8. "Hosanna"   Fraser Brooke Fraser 5:30
9. "For All Who Are to Come"   Dean Ussher Brooke Fraser & Jad Gillies 3:37
10. "Solution"   Houston, Crocker Joel Houston 4:37
11. "My Future Decided"   Jonathon Douglass, Houston Jonathan Douglass 4:18
12. "Never Let Me Go"   Houston Joel Houston 6:01
13. "You"   Dylan Thomas, Paul Andrew Annie Garratt 5:03
14. "Saviour King"   Sampson, Mia Fieldes Jad Gillies 12:16
Total length:
73:05

A music video has been made for the album's song "Point of Difference" which was officially released and first shown at Jam United in July 2007.[3]

Awards[edit]

In 2008, the album was nominated for a Dove Award for Praise & Worship Album of the Year at the 39th GMA Dove Awards.[4]


Featured Musicians[edit]

Guitars(Electric)-Michael Guy Chislett, Timon Klein, Jad Gillies

Bass-Matt Tenikoff

Drums-Rolf Wam Fjell,Gabriel Kelly

KeyBoards-Peter James, Autumn Hardman

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 60
U.S. Billboard Christian Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums 60
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 6
New Zealand Albums Chart 13
Year-end charts
Chart (2007) Position
US Billboard Christian Albums 41[5]

Chart procession and succession

Preceded by
Beauty From Pain 1.1 by Superchick
Billboard Christian Albums number-one album
9 June 2007 – 16 June 2007
Succeeded by
Southern Weather by The Almost

Notes[edit]

  • This album is the first of a three-part project announced on Joel Houston's MySpace "... we've spent the last week recording the first installment in what I'm considering a trilogy of very different projects we have in store..." The others are theiheartrevolution [1] and In a Valley by the Sea, an under-21s live EP project played by Hillsong United members who are under 21 years old.
  • "Break Free", "Hosanna" and "Saviour King" are also on the annual live praise-and-worship album, Saviour King.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Recording Industry Association. Top 50 Albums Chart. Australian Recording Industry Association; (26 March 2007). Retrieved 31 March 2007.
  2. ^ Youth Movement Boosts Hillsong United Album to No. 1; (Published 3 June 2007. Retrieved 4 June 2007.)
  3. ^ "Point of Difference" on YouTube
  4. ^ Nominations Announced for 39th GMA Dove Awards on CBN.com (14 February 2008)
  5. ^ "Best of 2007 Christian Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2007. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 

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