Avalon (Avalon album)

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Avalon
Studio album by Avalon
Released December 26, 1996
Recorded 1996
Genre Inspirational, Christian Pop
Length 42:49
Label Sparrow
Producer Charlie Peacock
Avalon chronology
Avalon
(1996)
A Maze of Grace
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Avalon is Avalon's first studio album, released in December 1996 on Sparrow Records. It includes a cover of the hymn "My Jesus, I Love Thee" and the Andrae Crouch song "Jesus Is Lord". Produced by Charlie Peacock, Avalon catapulted the smooth quartet into the Christian music scene, with four No. 1 radio hits and a Dove Award from the Gospel Music Association in 1998 for "New Artist of the Year".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Give It Up" – 4:15 No lead
  2. "This Love" – 3:36 No lead
  3. "The Greatest Story" – 4:55 Sung by Nikki and Jody
  4. "Picture Perfect World" – 4:38 No lead
  5. "Don't Be Afraid" – 4:36 Sung by Michael and Nikki
  6. "Here to Deliver" – 3:26 Sung by Jody
  7. "Let it Be Forever" – 4:45 Sung by Janna
  8. "My Jesus, I Love Thee" – 3:26 No lead, Michael and Nikki are predominant
  9. "Saviour Love" – 4:22 Sung by Michael
  10. "Jesus Is Lord" – 4:50 No lead

Personnel[edit]

Radio Singles[edit]

  • Give It Up+
  • The Greatest Story+
  • Picture Perfect World+
  • Saviour Love
  • This Love+

+ Denotes #1 Radio Hit

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, Melinda. "Review: Avalon". Allmusic. Retrieved 13 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Avalon - EMICMG Fact Sheet

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