All of the Above (Hillsong United album)

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All of the Above
Hillsong United - All of the Above.jpg
Studio album by Hillsong United
Released 17 March 2007
Recorded 2006
Genre Contemporary worship music
Length 73:11
Label Hillsong Music Australia
Producer Joel Houston, Michael Guy Chislett, Paul Mabury
James Rudder
Hillsong United studio album chronology
All of the Above
(2007)
Aftermath
(2011)
Hillsong United chronology
United We Stand
(2006)
All of the Above
(2007)
The I Heart Revolution: With Hearts as One
(2008)

All of the Above is the first studio album and overall eighth album by Hillsong United and the first of a three-part global project. The album includes a DVD containing three live worship tracks recorded at the 2006 Encounterfest youth conference, a sermon from Phil Dooley and a bonus features section. It debuted at No. 6 on the ARIA Albums Chart on 26 March 2007.[1]

It has also reached number 1 on the Billboard's Top Christian/Gospel Albums, No. 1 on the iTunes Christian music digital album sales, No. 1 on the Nielsen Christian SoundScan chart, and has moved to No. 60 on the Billboard US Top 200.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Album release
No. Title Writer(s) Worship leader(s) Length
1. "Point of Difference" Joel Houston Joel Houston 4:22
2. "Break Free" Houston, Matt Crocker, Scott Ligertwood Jonathan Douglass 4:07
3. "Desperate People" Houston, Michael Guy Chislett Joel Houston 5:29
4. "Devotion" Marty Sampson Marty Sampson 5:59
5. "Draw Me Closer (Interlude)" Dean Ussher Jad Gillies 1:26
6. "Lead Me to the Cross" Brooke Fraser Brooke Fraser 4:18
7. "Found" Dave George Jad Gillies 6:02
8. "Hosanna" Fraser Brooke Fraser 5:30
9. "For All Who Are to Come (Interlude)" Dean Ussher Brooke Fraser, Jad Gillies 3:37
10. "Solution" Houston, Crocker Joel Houston 4:37
11. "My Future Decided" Jonathon Douglass, Houston Jonathan Douglass 4:18
12. "Never Let Me Go" Houston Joel Houston 6:01
13. "You" Dylan Thomas, Paul Andrew Annie Garratt 5:03
14. "Saviour King" Sampson, Mia Fieldes Jad Gillies 12:16
Total length: 73:05

A music video has been made for the album's song "Point of Difference" which was officially released and first shown at Jam United in July 2007.[3]

Awards[edit]

In 2008, the album was nominated for a Dove Award for Praise & Worship Album of the Year at the 39th GMA Dove Awards.[4]

Featured Musicians[edit]

Guitars (Electric) -- Michael Guy Chislett, Timon Klein, Jad Gillies

Guitars (Acoustic) -- Brooke Fraser, Marty Sampson, Joel Houston

Bass—Matthew Tennikoff

Drums—Rolf Wam Fjell,Gabriel Kelly

Keyboards—Peter James, Autumn Hardman

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 60
U.S. Billboard Christian Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums 60
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 6
New Zealand Albums Chart 13
Year-end charts
Chart (2007) Position
US Billboard Christian Albums 41[5]

Chart procession and succession

Preceded by
Beauty From Pain 1.1 by Superchick
Billboard Christian Albums number-one album
9 June 2007 – 16 June 2007
Succeeded by
Southern Weather by The Almost

Notes[edit]

  • This album is the first of a three-part project announced on Joel Houston's MySpace "... we've spent the last week recording the first installment in what I'm considering a trilogy of very different projects we have in store..." The others are theiheartrevolution [1] and In a Valley by the Sea, an under-21s live EP project played by Hillsong United members who are under 21 years old.
  • "Break Free", "Hosanna" and "Saviour King" are also on the annual live praise-and-worship album, Saviour King.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Recording Industry Association. Top 50 Albums Chart Archived 7 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine.. Australian Recording Industry Association; (26 March 2007). Retrieved 31 March 2007.
  2. ^ Youth Movement Boosts Hillsong United Album to No. 1; (Published 3 June 2007. Retrieved 4 June 2007.)
  3. ^ "Point of Difference" on YouTube
  4. ^ Nominations Announced for 39th GMA Dove Awards on CBN.com (14 February 2008)
  5. ^ "Best of 2007 Christian Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2007. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 

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