One Wild Life: Soul

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One Wild Life: Soul
One Wild Life - Soul by Gungor.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 7, 2015 (2015-08-07)
GenreWorship, Christian alternative rock, indie rock
Length54:11
LabelHither & Yon
Gungor chronology
I Am Mountain
(2013)
One Wild Life: Soul
(2015)
One Wild Life: Spirit
(2016)

One Wild Life: Soul is a studio album by Gungor. Hither & Yon Records released the album on August 7, 2015.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
CCM Magazine4.5/5 stars[1]
The Christian Beat3.9/5[2]
Cross Rhythms10/10 squares[3]
Worship Leader4/5 stars[4]

Awarding the album four and a half stars from CCM Magazine, Kevin Sparkman writes, "Soul is expertly crafted and calls for all within earshot to take immediate notice."[1] Lauren McLean, rating the album a 3.9 out of five at The Christian Beat, states, "Writing from unbearable experiences and life itself, this album is easy on the ears and good for the heart."[2] Giving the album four stars by Worship Leader, Jeremy Armstrong describes, "This is kingdom art. It's jarring to some, but some jarring is good...God who is seen dimly, but also more clearly when we chase after him with this One Wild Life."[4] Jonathan Harris, indicating in a ten out of ten review by Cross Rhythms, says, "This album catches so many emotions so powerfully."[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Introduction"2:33
2."Lion of Rock"5:31
3."Moon Song"3:47
4."One Wild Life"4:07
5."We Are Stronger"3:38
6."Light"4:59
7."At Sea"4:45
8."Land of the Living"4:28
9."Us for Them"5:09
10."Am I"5:20
11."You"4:56
12."Vapor"4:58
Total length:54:11

Chart performance[edit]

In its debut week, the album sold 5,000 copies in the US.[5]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[6] 118
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard)[7] 12
US Christian Albums (Billboard)[8] 2
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[9] 7
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[10] 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sparkman, Kevin (August 1, 2015). "Gungor: One Wild Life: Soul". CCM Magazine. p. 30. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  2. ^ a b McLean, Lauren (July 24, 2015). "Gungor's "One Wild Life: Soul" : Easy On The Ears & Good For The Heart". The Christian Beat. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  3. ^ a b Harris, Jonathan (March 5, 2016). "Review: One Wild Life: Soul - Gungor". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved March 5, 2016.
  4. ^ a b Armstrong, Jeremy. "Gungor: One Wild Life: Soul". Worship Leader. pp. 79–80. Retrieved October 29, 2015.
  5. ^ "TobyMac's 'This Is Not a Test' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums Chart - Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved January 11, 2016.
  6. ^ "Gungor Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  7. ^ "Gungor Chart History (Top Alternative Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  8. ^ "Gungor Chart History (Christian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  9. ^ "Gungor Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  10. ^ "Gungor Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2015.