All Right Here

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All Right Here
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 20, 2002 (2002-08-20)
GenreContemporary Christian music, acoustic, folk
Length56:57
LabelINO
ProducerNate Sabin
Sara Groves chronology
Conversations
(2001)
All Right Here
(2002)
The Other Side of Something
(2004)

All Right Here is the second studio album and third album overall from Christian singer and songwriter Sara Groves, and was released on August 20, 2002, by INO Records. The producer on the album is Nate Sabin. This release became critically acclaimed and commercially successful.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
CCM MagazineA[2]
Christianity Today5/5 stars[3]
Cross Rhythms9/10 squares[4]
Jesus Freak Hideout3.5/5 stars[5]
New Release Tuesday5/5 stars[6]
The Phantom Tollbooth4/5 stars[7]

All Right Here garnered critical acclaim from music critics. At Christianity Today, Russ Breimeier rated the album five stars, stating she "score[s] a home run with most every track".[3] Mike Rimmer of Cross Rhythms rated the album nine out of ten squares, writing that the release "finds her hitting her stride."[4] At CCM Magazine, Lizza Connor graded the album an A, highlighting that she is "still hitting repeat."[2] Founder John DiBiase of Jesus Freak Hideout rated the album three-and-a-half stars, calling it a "strong step" that is "still a worthy acoustic pop recording and a great sophomore record for Groves."[5] At The Phantom Tollbooth, Brian A. Smith rated the album four tocks, proclaiming it to be "an amazing work" that "will appeal to both the adult contemporary crowd, as well as the folk lovers, but also to people who just appreciate a well conceived, thoughtful album without frills."[7] At New Release Tuesday, Kevin Davis rated the album five stars, affirming that he "highly recommend" because "She has an amazing singing voice and is easily the best female Christian songwriter."[6] However, Ashleigh Kittle of Allmusic rated it three stars, stating that "It provides listeners with a further glimpse into the heart of Groves, offering 13 new acoustic folk-pop and at time country-flavored songs focusing on a variety of relationships."[1]

Commercial performance[edit]

For the Billboard charting week of September 7, 2002, All Right Here was the No. 16 most sold album in the Christian music market via the Christian Albums position. Also, it placed at No. 18 on the breaking-and-entry chart the Heatseekers Albums.

Track listing[edit]

Tracklist
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Less Like Scars"Sara Groves, Nate Sabin4:20
2."Every Minute"Groves4:59
3."Fly"Groves4:23
4."You Did That for Me"Jonell Mosser, Pierce Pettis4:12
5."Just One More Thing"Groves3:35
6."All Right Here"Groves, Sabin4:18
7."Remember Surrender"Groves4:15
8."Maybe There's a Loving God"Groves, Sabin5:12
9."This Peace"Groves3:58
10."Tornado"Groves5:17
11."First Song That I Sing"Groves4:51
12."You Cannot Lose My Love"Groves2:35
13."Jesus, You're Beautiful"Sabin5:02
Total length:56:57

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak position
US Christian Albums (Billboard)[8] 16
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[9] 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kittle, Ashleigh (August 20, 2002). "All Right Here - Sara Groves". Allmusic. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  2. ^ a b Connor, Lizza (August 1, 2002). "In Review: Sara Groves: All Right Here (INO)" (PDF). CCM Magazine. Salem Publishing. p. 47. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  3. ^ a b Breimeier, Russ (August 20, 2002). "Sara Groves: All Right Here". Christianity Today. Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on September 7, 2009. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  4. ^ a b Rimmer, Mike (September 4, 2002). "Review: All Right Here - Sara Groves". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  5. ^ a b DiBiase, John (August 1, 2002). "Sarah Groves, "All Right Here" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  6. ^ a b Davis, Kevin (December 10, 2007). "Classic Sara Groves, top 10 of 2002!". New Release Tuesday. Retrieved January 8, 2014.
  7. ^ a b Smith, Brian A. (April 18, 2002). "Groves, Sara - All Right Here". The Phantom Tollbooth. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  8. ^ "Sara Groves Chart History (Christian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
  9. ^ "Sara Groves Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved January 21, 2014.