Greatest Hymns

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Greatest Hymns
Studio album by Selah
Released August 23, 2005
Genre CCM, Christmas music
Label Curb Records
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Greatest Hymns is a studio album from the Contemporary Christian group Selah. It was released in August 2005 on Curb Records. The album contains renditions of classic Christian hymns.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Be Thou My Vision" (Eleanor Hull) – 3:17
  2. "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" (Thomas Chisholm, William M. Runyan) – 5:38
  3. "Bika Mono Ve (Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior)"/"It Is Well with My Soul" (Francis J. Crosby, William H. Doane) – 5:42
  4. "There Is a Fountain" (William Cowper, Lowell Mason) – 4:01
  5. "Amazing Grace" (John Newton) – 3:27
  6. "How Great Thou Art" (Stuart K. Hine) – 6:12
  7. "His Eye Is on the Sparrow" (Charles H. Gabriel, Civilla D. Martin) – 3:42
  8. "Be Still My Soul"/"What a Friend We Have in Jesus" (Charles C. Converse, Joseph M. Scriven, Jean Sibelius, Katharina Von Schlegel) – 3:56
  9. "By and By (We'll Understand It Better By and By)" (Jim Smith, Marcella Smith, Todd Smith, Charles Tindley) – 3:32
  10. "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross" (Isaac Watts) – 4:02
  11. "Part the Waters"/"I Need Thee Every Hour" (Charles F. Brown, Annie Hawks, Robert Lowry) – 3:12
  12. "Precious Lord, Take My Hand"/"Just a Closer Walk with Thee" (Thomas A. Dorsey, Traditional Spiritual) – 5:08
  13. "There Is Power in the Blood" (Lewis Jones) – 3:08
  14. "O Sacred Head Now Wounded" – 4:46
  15. "Be Thou Near to Me" (David Grow) – 3:32

Awards[edit]

At the 37th GMA Dove Awards, the album was nominated for two Dove Awards for Inspirational Album of the Year and Worship Song of the Year ("Be Thou My Vision").[1]

Chart performance[edit]

The album peaked at #117 on the Billboard 200 and #3 on Billboard's Christian Albums where it remained for 52 weeks.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 37th Annual GMA Awards Archived 2011-07-07 at the Wayback Machine. on About.com; Jones, Kim
  2. ^ Greatest Hymns on Billboard