Behold the Lamb of God

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Behold the Lamb of God
Andrew Peterson Behold the Lamb of God album cover.jpg
Studio album by Andrew Peterson
Released 2004
Genre Christian pop, Christian rock, folk rock, roots rock, country gospel, folk, rock, country, bluegrass, blues
Length 43:43
Label Fervent
Producer Ben Shive, Andrew Osenga, Andrew Peterson
Andrew Peterson chronology
Love and Thunder
(2003)
Behold the Lamb of God
(2004)
The Far Country
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Cross Rhythms 10/10 squares (CD)[1]
The Phantom Tollbooth 4/5 (CD)[2]
4/5 (CD)[3]
4.5/5 (DVD)[4]

Behold the Lamb of God is the fifth album by the American singer-songwriter Andrew Peterson. Released in 2004, it is composed of Christmas songs.

Each December, Peterson travels the country with fellow musicians to present Behold the Lamb of God. The first half of the concert is spent storytelling songs with each guest artist on the tour. The second half is spent performing this Christmas album sequentially from beginning to end. The tour culminates in an annual performance in the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Guest artists who have participated in past shows include Nickel Creek, Ron Block, Garett Buell, Caleb Chapman of Colony House, Thad Cockrell, Cason Cooley, Jason Gray, Sara Groves, Andy Gullahorn, Brandon Heath, Ellie Holcomb, Jenny & Tyler, Matthew Perryman Jones, Phil Keaggy, Alison Krauss, Phil Madeira, Sandra McCracken, Buddy Miller, Cindy Morgan, Bebo Norman, Fernando Ortega, Andrew Osenga, Eric Peters, Pierce Pettis, Jill Phillips, Gabe Scott, Ben Shive, Derek Webb and David Wilcox.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Andrew Peterson unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Gather 'Round, Ye Children, Come" – 3:18
  2. "Passover Us" – 4:33
  3. "So Long, Moses" – 6:13
  4. "Deliver Us" – 3:50
  5. "O Come, O Come Emmanuel" – 2:31
  6. "Matthew's Begats" – 2:17
  7. "It Came to Pass" – 2:50
  8. "Labor of Love" – 4:32
  9. "The Holly and the Ivy" (Ben Shive) – 1:53
  10. "While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks" (Nahum Tate) – 3:23
  11. "Behold the Lamb of God" (Andrew Peterson, Laura Story) – 4:02
  12. "The Theme Of My Song (reprise)" – 4:21

References[edit]

  1. ^ Honeyman, Lins (February 9, 2006). "Review: Andrew Peterson Presents Behold The Lamb Of God: The True Tall Tale Of The Coming Of Christ - Andrew Peterson". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ Wray, Burton (November 29, 2004). "Peterson, Andrew – Andrew Peterson Presents: Behold the Lamb of God (Wray)". The Phantom Tollbooth. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  3. ^ Smith, Brian A. (December 26, 2004). "Peterson, Andrew – Andrew Peterson Presents: Behold the Lamb of God (Smith)". The Phantom Tollbooth. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ Dalton, Michael (August 26, 2006). "Peterson, Andrew – Andrew Peterson Presents: Behold the Lamb of God (DVD)". The Phantom Tollbooth. Retrieved October 7, 2015.