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Studio album by The Insyderz
Released 1998
Genre Christian ska
Label Squint Entertainment
Producer Terry Scott Taylor
The Insyderz chronology
Motor City Ska
(1997)Motor City Ska1997
Paradise CD Single
(2001)Paradise CD Single2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
HM link[1]
Seven Ball Magazine
Fishbowl Online
The Phantom Tollbooth 3.5/5 stars[1]
Cross Rhythms link[2]
Cool Fools
CCM Magazine[3]

Skalleluia!, also called The Insyderz Present Skalleluia!, is the second album by the Christian third-wave ska band, The Insyderz. Released 5 May 1998, it is the first of their albums dedicated to ska renditions of worship songs. The album was an unexpected success for the band, which had been reluctant to record an album of praise and worship music[5] despite their own background with the genre.

The album charted on Billboards "Hot 200", "Heatseekers", and "Top Contemporary Christian" charts at 200, 15, and 8 respectively.[6] Their cover of Rich Mullins' song "Awesome God" won the band a Dove Award for "Hard Music Recorded Song Of The Year" in 1999.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Oh, Lord, You're Beautiful" Keith Green  
2. "He Has Made Me Glad" Leona Von Brethorst  
3. "Awesome God" Rich Mullins, Joe Yerke  
4. "Lord, I Lift Your Name on High" Rick Founds  
5. "Jesus, Draw Me Close" Rick Founds  
6. "Ancient Of Days" Jamie Harvill, Gary Sadler  
7. "You Are My All In All" Dennis Jernigan  
8. "Jesus, Name Above All Names / More Precious Than Silver" Lynn DeShazo, Naida Hearn  
9. "Joy" Amy Grant  
10. "We Will Glorify" Twila Paris  
11. "Mourning Into Dancing" Tommy Walker  


  1. ^ McGovern, Brian Vincent (July–August 1998). "Album Reviews: INSYDERZ Skalleluia!". HM Magazine (72). Archived from the original on July 13, 2001. Retrieved 2007-04-24. 
  2. ^ Bate, Peter (October 1998). "The Insyderz – Skalleluia". Cross Rhythms (47). 
  3. ^ Ozard, Dwight (May 1998). "Reviews / Skalleluia!". CCM Magazine. 20 (11): 98–100. 
  4. ^ Houge, Ty Chap (July–August 1998). "Tools / Music / Skalleluia!". YouthWorker Journal. XIV (6): 64. 
  5. ^ Zhito, Lisa (January–February 1999). "Going Outside: The Insyderz are venturing beyon the confines of the Christian market". 7ball (22): 26–30. Archived from the original on October 13, 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-01. 
  6. ^ ((( Insyderz > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums ))), published by Allmusic.
  7. ^ "Dove Award Recipients for 1999" Archived 2006-10-20 at the Wayback Machine.. Published by the Gospel Music Association. Retrieved November 15, 2006.