Cannons (album)

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Cannons
Studio album by Phil Wickham
Released October 2, 2007
Recorded May 2007-Aug 2007
Genre Contemporary Christian music
Length 49:00
Label INO
Producer Pete Kipley
Phil Wickham chronology
Phil Wickham
(2006)
Cannons
(2007)
Heaven & Earth
(2009)
Singles from Cannons
  1. "True Love"
    Released: 2007
  2. "After Your Heart"
    Released: September 18, 2007
  3. "Cannons"
    Released: 2007
  4. "You're Beautiful"
    Released: 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Patrol Magazine (5.9/10)[2][3]
Soulshine 4/5 stars[4]
Jesus Freak Hideout 4/5 stars[5]

Cannons is the second studio album by American contemporary Christian singer Phil Wickham, released on October 2, 2007, the album is outpacing same week sales of Phil Wickham's debut with more than 40 percent of album sales in digital form. He also debuted on Real Rhapsody’s top artists chart in the Christian/Gospel genre as well as on the Napster top artists chart. In addition, Cannons was a featured new release for both Napster and Sony. The Album debuted at No. 16 on Billboard Christian Albums.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Phil Wickham except where noted. 

Album release
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Must I Wait"     4:04
2. "After Your Heart"     3:22
3. "Desire"   Pete Kipley, Wickham 3:18
4. "Cannons"     4:09
5. "Sailing On a Ship"     4:39
6. "The Light Will Come" (featuring Bart Millard of MercyMe)   3:45
7. "Shining"     4:11
8. "You're Beautiful"     4:53
9. "True Love"     4:13
10. "Jesus Lord of Heaven"     4:28
11. "Home"     4:05
12. "Spirit Fall"     4:17
Total length:
49:00

Singles[edit]

  • "After Your Heart", No. 22 on the December 15, 2007 R&R magazine CCM chart[7]
  • "Cannons"
  • "You're Beautiful"
  • "True Love"

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009–2010) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Christian Albums[citation needed] 16

Personnel[edit]

  • Dan Bailey – Drums
  • Roy G. Biv – Strings
  • Lee Bridges – Mixing
  • Amelia Emery – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Pete Kipley – Bass, Programming, Producer
  • Tom Laune – Mixing
  • Jeremy Lutito – Drums "After your heart"
  • Buckley Miller – Mixing Assistant
  • Mike O'Connor – Engineer
  • Savannah Packard – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Gabe Scott – Dobro, Lap Steel Guitar
  • Dan Shike – Mastering
  • Joel Plotnik- Drums "Home" "Must I Wait" "Desire"
  • Phil Wickham – Guitar (Acoustic), Piano, Guitar (Electric)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Patrol Magazine review". Patrolmag.com. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  3. ^ Sessions, David (October 3, 2007). "Phil Wickham delivers a mixed result but becomes the reigning king of Christian Britpop". Patrol Magazine. Wayback Machine. Retrieved October 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Soulshine review". Soulshine.ca. 2007-01-02. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  5. ^ "Jesus Freak Hideout review". Jesusfreakhideout.com. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  6. ^ "Cannons Album Reviews". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  7. ^ Top 22 CCM songs, December 15, 2007, Weekend 22; Retrieved December 14, 2007