The Blood (album)

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The Blood
Kevin Max - The Blood.jpg
Studio album by Kevin Max
Released December 18, 2007 (2007-12-18)
Recorded 2007
Genre Gospel
Length 34:29
Label Infinity
Producer Kevin Max
Kevin Max chronology
Holy Night
(2005)
The Blood
(2007)
Crashing Gates
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Christian Music Central (91%) link
Grand Rapids Press 3.5/4 stars[1]
Jesus Freak Hideout 4.5/5 stars 2007
Patrol Magazine (6.1/10) link
The Phantom Tollbooth 5/5 stars link

The Blood is an album by Christian music artist Kevin Max that was released December 26, 2007.

Overview[edit]

Unlike Max's previous albums (both solo and as part of dc Talk), The Blood is a gospel album instead of having his usual rock stylings. Max had commented for the press release, stating, "It has taken me almost two decades to come full circle and realize how much gospel music has inspired me and influenced my decisions in music." He also explains a bit more on the style, stating, "The Blood is not a classic hymns cover project or a white/homogenized version of black gospel or soul music, it's a sensitive and stylized adaptation of the music that was at the root of rock and roll, blues, and popular culture." [2]

Track listing[edit]

Album release
No. Title Length
1. "The Old Rugged Cross" 1:33
2. "The Cross" (featuring dc Talk) 3:23
3. "Run On for a Long Time" (featuring Chris Sligh) 3:14
4. "Trouble of the World" 4:49
5. "I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole" 2:49
6. "Up Above My Head I Hear Music in the Air" (featuring Vince Gill & Amy Grant) 2:55
7. "They Won't Go When I Go" 4:46
8. "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power" (featuring Ashley Cleveland, Judson Spence, & Kim Keys) 3:21
9. "People Get Ready" (featuring Erica Campbell of Mary Mary & Vince Gill) 4:14
10. "One Way, One Blood" (featuring Joanne Cash) 3:25
Total length: 34:21

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeBoer, Terry (January 2, 2008). "New Recordings". Grand Rapids Press. pp. E8. 
  2. ^ "KMax's official website — News and updates". kevinmaxmusic.com. Archived from the original on July 14, 2007. Retrieved June 30, 2007. 

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