Can You Hear Us?

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Can You Hear Us?
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Studio album by David Crowder Band
Released February 26, 2002
Genre Christian rock, worship
Length 55:25
Label sixsteps
David Crowder Band chronology
All I Can Say
(2002)
Can You Hear Us?
(2002)
Illuminate
(2003)

Can You Hear Us? is the debut studio album and third album overall by David Crowder Band and the first recorded for sixstepsrecords, released in February 2002.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Christianity Today 2.5/5 stars[2]
Cross Rhythms 9/10 squares[3]
Jesus Freak Hideout 3.5/5 stars[4]

Can You Hear Us? garnered a positive reception from music critics. At Jesus Freak Hideout, J.D. gave the album three-and-a-half stars highlighting the album as "a good start."[4] Ashleigh Kittle of Allmusic gave the album four stars calling the release "intense and thought-provoking, yet at the same time lyrically tender".[1] At Cross Rhythms, Jonathan Evans gave the album a nine out of ten squares commenting that the album is "Gutsy, edgy praise music from a talented musicianary, this deserves wide exposure."[3] However, Andy Argyrakis of Christianity Today gave the album its only mixed rating at two-and-a-half stars cautioning that "For those seeking innovation in worship music, you'd best look elsewhere."[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by David Crowder, except where noted.

Album release
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Need Words"   2:02
2. "Our Love Is Loud"   4:47
3. "You're Everything"   5:55
4. "God of Creation"   4:15
5. "Wonderful King"   6:18
6. "All Creatures of Our God & King" Francis of Assisi, William H. Draper 3:21
7. "God of Wrath"   4:53
8. "Obsession" Martin Smith 6:00
9. "My Hope"   4:16
10. "Thank You for Hearing Me" Sinéad O'Connor, John Reynolds 4:49
11. "Undignified / You Alone" Crowder, Jack Parker, Mike Redman 8:58
Total length: 55:25

Personnel[edit]

  • Kristin Barlowe – Photography
  • Jeremy Bush – Drums
  • Christiév Carothers – Creative Director
  • Jan Cook – Art Direction
  • David Crowder – Guitar (Acoustic), Arranger, Guitar (Electric), * Vocals, Vocals (background)
  • Grant Cunningham – Executive Producer
  • David Davidson – Violin, Viola
  • Michael Dodson – Bass
  • Russ Fowler – Mixing
  • Louie Giglio – Executive Producer
  • Mike Hogan – Violin, Noise
  • Jacquire King – Mixing
  • Sarah Macintosh – Vocals (background)
  • Stephen Marcussen – Mastering
  • Brent Milligan – Arranger, Producer, Engineer
  • Jack Parker – Guitar (Electric), Keyboards
  • Benji Peck – Art Direction, Design
  • Robbie Seay – Vocals (background)
  • Steve Short – Mixing
  • Jason Solley – Guitar (Electric)
  • Shane D. Wilson – Engineer, Mixing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kittle, Ashleigh (February 26, 2002). "Can You Hear Us - David Crowder Band". Allmusic. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Argyrakis, Andy (February 26, 2002). "David Crowder Band: Can You Hear Us?". Christianity Today. Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on September 7, 2009. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Evans, Jonathan (March 8, 2002). "Review: Can You Hear Us? - David Crowder Band". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b J.D. (July 12, 2002). "David Crowder Band, "Can You Hear Us?" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved January 8, 2014.