Love God, Love People

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Love God. Love People.: The London Sessions
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 13, 2010
Recorded2009-2010
GenreContemporary worship
Length1:12:08
LabelIntegrity Music/Columbia
ProducerIsrael Houghton, Aaron W. Lindsey, Tommy Sims
Israel Houghton chronology
The Power of One
(2009)
Love God. Love People.: The London Sessions
(2010)
Decade
(2012)

Love God. Love People.: The London Sessions is an album released by gospel singer Israel Houghton. It was released in 2010.[1]

Production and recording[edit]

Love God. Love People.: The London Sessions was produced by Houghton with longtime collaborator Aaron W. Lindsey, and Tommy Sims. Houghton, Lindsey, and Sims also co-wrote five of the songs, including the first gospel single, "You Hold My World", which was nominated for a Dove Award. Three additional songs were penned by Houghton and his wife Meleasa."[2]

The album was recorded and engineered by Danny Duncan at Abbey Road Studios in London."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Love God Love People" – 4:49
  2. "Yahweh (The Lifter)" – 3:57
  3. "Love Rev" – 5:23
  4. "That's Why I Love You" – 6:26
  5. "Others" – 5:13
  6. "You Hold My World" – 6:38
  7. "You Won't Let Go" – 3:01
  8. "Our God" – 4:59
  9. "Mercies" (featuring Kirk Franklin) – 4:21
  10. "Surprises" (featuring Fred Hammond) – 7:26
  11. "Name of Love" – 6:37
  12. "Hosanna (Be Lifted Higher)" – 8:33
  13. "Love God Love People (Incorporated Elements Remix)" (Bonus track) – 4:45

Personnel[edit]

  • Israel Houghton: Lead Vocals, Background Vocals, Acoustic Guitars
  • Aaron Lindsey: Keys, B3, Piano, Bass, Upright Piano, Drum Programming, Background Vocals, Hype Vocals
  • Akil Thompson: Electric Guitars
  • Teddy Campbell: Drums
  • Tommy Sims: Drum Programming, Keys, Bass, B3, WTLS DJ, old man voice sample
  • Michael Gungor: Nylon Guitar, Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars
  • Javier Solis: Percussion
  • Dan Needham: Drums, Field Snare, Programming
  • Fred Hammond: Bass on Surprises
  • The London Session Orchestra: Strings
  • Eriway: Saluang, Bansi Flutes
  • New Breed (Daniel Johnson, Erica King, Charlin Moore, Lois Duplessis, Krystle Harper, Jeremiah Woods, Chris Lawson, Shawn Flowers): Background Vocals

Awards[edit]

In 2011, the album was awarded a Grammy as the Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album at the 53rd Grammy Awards. It also won a Dove Award for Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year at the 42nd GMA Dove Awards, while the song "You Hold My World" was nominated for Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Love God. Love People.: Israel Houghton: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-06-22.
  2. ^ a b "Fusemix.com : ISRAEL HOUGHTON RELEASES LOVE GOD. LOVE PEOPLE. AUGUST 31".
  3. ^ 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees Archived 2011-07-10 at the Wayback Machine on DoveAwards.com

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