Roaring Lambs

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Roaring Lambs
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released May 30, 2000
Genre CCM
Label Squint Entertainment
Producer Steve Taylor

Roaring Lambs (released in 2000) is a collaborative album based on the book, Roaring Lambs: A Gentle Plan to Radically Change Your World, by Bob Briner. Conceived and directed Dave Palmer, and produced by Steve Taylor, the recording includes a number of CCM artists' musical interpretations of Briner's message about the need to have a positive impact on their culture. The work was nominated for three GMA Dove awards, winning for "Recorded Music Packaging of the Year".[1] Critical reception of the album was mixed, but it was noted for its eclectic artist pairings.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Christianity Today (favorable)[3]
Jesus Freak Hideout 3/5 stars[4]
The Phantom Tollbooth 3.5/5 stars[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Headstrong" - Jars of Clay
  2. "Salt and Light" - Ashley Cleveland and Michael Tait
  3. "Out There" - Steven Curtis Chapman and Michael W. Smith
  4. "One Thing" - Ginny Owens and Brent Bourgeois
  5. "Shortstop" - Steve Taylor
  6. 'Kingdom Come" - PFR
  7. "'Akehlulek' Ubaba (With God Everything is Possible)" - Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Charlie Peacock
  8. "Touch" - Deliriou5?
  9. "Daisies and Roses" - Burlap to Cashmere
  10. "Goodbye" - Over the Rhine
  11. "Wondering Where the Lions Are" - Bill Mallonee and Vigilantes of Love
  12. "The Ground You Shook" - Sixpence None the Richer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dove Award Recipients for 2001".
  2. ^ "Roaring Lambs (album review)". CCM Magazine. June 2000. Archived from the original on 2001-01-10. 
  3. ^ Greg Clugston (October 2, 2000). "The CT Review: Singing Briner's Praises: A review of the Roaring Lambs CD.". Christianity Today. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 
  4. ^ John DiBiase (May 15, 2000). "various artists, Roaring Lambs Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ Trish Patterson (June 17, 2000). "Roaring Lambs - a Review of The Phantom Tollbooth". The Phantom Tollbooth. Retrieved September 14, 2011.