Above the Golden State (album)

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Above the Golden State
Studio album by Above the Golden State
Released July 22, 2008 (2008-07-22)
Recorded 2008
Genre Christian rock, contemporary Christian music
Length 46:34
Label Sparrow

Above the Golden State is American Christian rock band Above the Golden State's debut album. Sound Of Your Name was the first single from the album, and I'll Love You So was the second. They also made a video for the song 'Above The Golden State'. Try to find it on YouTube or watch it on JCTV (converter box channel 14.3)


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Jesus Freak Hideout 3.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Christian Music Today 2/5 stars[3]

Above the Golden State received mostly average reviews. Jesus Freak Hideout gave it 3½ out of 5 stars saying it was "nothing groundbreaking" but "still a joy to listen to". Allmusic gave it 4 out of 5, also saying it is familiar, but says it works to their advantage. Christianity Today gave it a negative review, saying it "[has] its moments...but not nearly enough for them to stand out even among the average bands in Christian pop/rock."

Track listing[edit]

Album release
No. Title Length
1. "Loud and Clear"   3:47
2. "Gaze into Your Eyes"   3:22
3. "Sound of Your Name"   3:26
4. "Streets"   4:40
5. "I'll Love You So"   3:09
6. "Comeback"   3:05
7. "Love"   3:42
8. "Chapter 13"   1:34
9. "Scared"   3:25
10. "One Thirty-Nine"   3:58
11. "The Haunting"   4:48
12. "All My Heart"   4:01
13. "Real to Reel"   3:32
Total length: 46:29