Love Liberty Disco

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Love Liberty Disco
Newsboys - Love Liberty Disco.jpg
Studio album by Newsboys
Released 16 November 1999
Genre Christian contemporary music, Christian pop, Britpop[1]
Length 35:37
Label Sparrow
Producer Peter Furler
Newsboys chronology
Step Up to the Microphone
(1998)
Love Liberty Disco
(1999)
Shine: The Hits
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Cross Rhythms 9/10 stars[2]
Jesus Freak Hideout 3.5/5 stars[3]

Love Liberty Disco is the eighth studio album by Christian pop rock band Newsboys, released in 1999. In some regards a concept album, Love Liberty Disco deviates from the Newsboys' standard pop rock style and focuses on 1970s era-inspired sounds and disco.

Track listing[edit]

Album release
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Beautiful Sound" Peter Furler, Philip Urry 3:46
2. "Love Liberty Disco" Furler, Jeff Frankenstein, Jody Davis, Duncan Phillips, Urry 3:43
3. "Forever Man" Furler, Urry 3:13
4. "Good Stuff" Furler, Urry 2:59
5. "Everyone's Someone" Furler, Urry 5:14
6. "Say You Need Love" Furler, Urry 3:18
7. "I Would Give Everything" Furler, Urry 3:22
8. "Break" Furler, Urry 3:20
9. "I Surrender All" Furler, John P. Kee 4:12
10. "Fall on You" Furler, Urry 2:30
Total length: 35:39

Music videos[edit]

Radio singles[edit]

  • "Love Liberty Disco" (1999)
    • peaked at No. 5 on CCM's Christian CHR chart,[citation needed] and later appeared on the WOW 2000 compilation album
  • "Beautiful Sound" (2000)
    • Peaked at No. 6 on CCM's Christian AC chart, and No. 1 for 2 weeks on the Christian CHR chart.[citation needed] The song also appeared on the WOW Hits 2001 compilation album.
  • "I Surrender All" / "Good Stuff" (2000)
    • Released as a double A-side single, with the former geared towards AC radio, and the latter towards the CHR and rock formats.[citation needed] While "I Surrender All" did not chart on any of CCM's Christian charts, "Good Stuff" peaked at No. 14 on the Christian Rock chart and No. 1 on the Christian CHR chart.[citation needed]

Personnel[edit]

  • Peter Furler – lead vocals, guitars, drums, producer
  • Phil Joel – bass, vocals
  • Jody Davis – guitars, vocals
  • Jeff Frankenstein – keys
  • Duncan Phillips – drums, percussion
  • Nashville String Machine – strings
  • Tedd Tjornhom – programming
  • Blair Masters – string arrangements
  • Tim Rauter – decks on "Good Stuff"
  • Steve Hindalong – guest percussion on "Break"
  • Wes Campbell – executive producer
  • Lynn Nichols – executive producer
  • Shane D. Wilson – recording, mixing
  • White House Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee – recording location
  • Earfull Studios, Franklin, Tennessee – recording location
  • Russ Long – additional recording
  • Tara Wilson – assistant engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • A&M Mastering Studio, Hollywood, California – mastering location
  • Christiév Carothers – creative direction
  • Jan Cook – art direction
  • Dan Harding – album design
  • Michael Riuz – photography

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