The Creed

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The Creed
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Studio album by Avalon
Released February 24, 2004
Recorded 2003
Genre CCM, Inspirational
Length 42:12
Label Sparrow
Producer Brown Bannister, Charlie Peacock, Tedd Tjornhom
Avalon chronology
Testify to Love: The Very Best of Avalon
(2003)
The Creed
(2004)
Stand
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Creed is the eighth album released by Christian vocal group Avalon, their fifth studio project. It is the first Avalon album to include Greg Long (group member Janna Long's husband), who replaced Michael Passons after his unexpected departure in mid-2003. The Creed debuted and peaked at #104 on the Billboard 200 chart for the week of March 13, 2004, and to date has spent a total of eight weeks there.[2] It also made an appearance on Billboard's Christian Albums chart, its highest ranking #4, also for the week of March 13, 2004. On the Christian Albums chart, it spent a total of nineteen weeks.[2] The project was unable to produce a No. 1 radio single, a rare occurrence in the group's successful career. However, lead single "All" did manage to peak at #2 on Radio & Records' Christian AC chart and spent a total of eight weeks in the chart's top five.[3] It also made chart positions in all three major Christian formats—AC, CHR, and Inspirational.[3] The Creed contains the track "Overjoyed", lifted from Janna Long's self-titled solo album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "All" – 3:46 Sung by Janna and Melissa
  2. "The Creed" – 4:56 All split lead (Greg and Jody are most predominant)
  3. "Abundantly" – 3:56 Sung by Janna
  4. "I Wanna Be with You" – 4:05 Sung by Greg
  5. "You Were There" – 6:53 Sung by Jody
  6. "Far Away from Here" – 4:38 Sung by Melissa and Jody
  7. "Overjoyed" – 4:03 Sung by Janna
  8. "I Bring It to You" – 3:49 Sung by Melissa
  9. "The Good Way" – 3:23 Sung by Janna and Melissa
  10. "Renew Me" – 4:43 Sung by Janna, Melissa and Jody

Personnel[edit]

Radio Singles[edit]

  • All
  • I Wanna Be With You
  • You Were There

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Overview: The Creed". Allmusic. 
  2. ^ a b The Creed – Avalon | Billboard.com
  3. ^ a b Avalon - EMICMG Fact Sheet