Christmas Worship, Vol. 2

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Christmas Worship, Vol. 2
Christmas Worship, Vol. 2 by Paul Baloche.png
Studio album by Paul Baloche
Released October 2, 2015 (2015-10-02)
Genre Worship, CCM
Length 52:05
Label Integrity
Paul Baloche chronology
Live
(2014)
Christmas Worship, Vol. 2
(2015)

Christmas Worship, Vol. 2 is the second Christmas album from Paul Baloche. Integrity Music released the album on October 2, 2015.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
365 Days of Inspiring Media4.5/5 stars[1]
CCM Magazine3/5 stars[2]
Cross Rhythms10/10 squares[3]
Louder Than the Music4.5/5 stars[4]
New Release Today4/5 stars[5]

Tony Cummings, indicating in a ten out of ten review by Cross Rhythms, describes, "Baloche should be congratulated in creating, what is to my ears, the best Christmas song of the year."[3] Awarding the album three stars for CCM Magazine, Matt Conner states, "Christmas Worship, Vol. 2 is an ideal package that puts a fresh spin on well known holiday tunes."[2] Caitlin Lassiter, giving the album four stars from New Release Today, writes, "Paul created something truly refreshing and different with Christmas Worship II."[5] Giving the album four and a half stars at 365 Days of Inspiring Media, Joshua Andre says, "Paul to show us both of these variants of Christmas music, is a treat!".[1] Carolyn Aldis, allotting the album four and a half stars by Louder Than the Music, responds, "Paul has chosen some great artists to work on this album with him and the end product is a gift."[4]

Chart performance[edit]

The album placed at No. 6 on the Billboard magazine Holiday Albums chart.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Joy to the World/Our God Saves" (featuring All Sons & Daughters)4:35
2."For Unto Us a Child Is Born/Open the Eyes of My Heart"3:27
3."Angels From the Realms of Glory/Emmanuel"4:05
4."O Holy Night/Love Shines Bright" (featuring Kathryn Scott)5:16
5."Gloria" (featuring Phil Wickham)4:33
6."What Child Is This/Praise Emmanuel" (featuring Gina Milne)4:35
7."It Came Upon a Midnight Clear/Glorious" (featuring Onajé Jefferson)5:38
8."The Newborn King" (featuring Graham Kendrick)4:22
9."The First Noel/Above All" (featuring Lenny LeBlanc)5:06
10."Silent Night" (featuring Rita Baloche and David Baloche)4:55
11."Silent Night (Guitar Reprise)"1:42
12."When Love Crossed Over" (featuring Madison Cunningham)3:51
Total length:52:05

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Andre, Joshua (October 25, 2015). "Music Reviews: Paul Baloche – Christmas Worship Volume 2". 365 Days of Inspiring Media. Retrieved November 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Conner, Matt (October 31, 2015). "Paul Baloche: 'Christmas Worship, Vol. 2' album review". CCM Magazine. Retrieved November 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Cummings, Tony (December 25, 2013). "Review: Christmas Worship Vol 2 – Paul Baloche". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Aldis, Carolyn (January 7, 2016). "Reviews - Paul Baloche - Christmas Worship Vol. 2". Louder Than the Music. Retrieved January 22, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b Lassiter, Caitlin (October 6, 2015). "'Tis The Season For Something Different". New Release Today. Retrieved November 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ Chart search for Christmas Worship, Vol. 2 on Holiday Albums at billboard.com/biz