The Message (4Him album)

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The Message
Studio album by 4Him
Released 1996
Recorded 1995-1996
Genre Christian Pop
Length 50:32
Label Benson Records
Producer Michael Omartian, Don Koch, Peter Wolf, Bill Baumgart & 4Him
4Him chronology
The Ride
(1994)
The Message
(1996)
Obvious
(1998)

The Message is the sixth studio album of the Contemporary Christian group 4Him. It was released on Benson Records.[1] In 1997, it was nominated for a Grammy in the Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year category.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Lay It All on the Line" (Mark Harris, Brent Bourgeois, Chris Eaton) - 4:23
  2. "The Measure of a Man" (Harris, Don Koch, Stephanie Lewis) - 4:04
  3. "Land of Mercy" (Harris, Koch, Dave Clark, Keith Dudley) - 4:06
  4. "The Message" (Harris, Koch, Michael Omartian) - 4:24
  5. "The King and I" (Harris, Omartian) - 4:10
  6. "The Center of the Mark" (Harris, Koch) - 5:20
  7. "Window With a View" (Harris, Koch, Clark) - 4:04
  8. "All the Evidence I Need" (Harris, Koch, Dudley) - 4:25
  9. "Sacred Hideaway" (Marty Magehee) - 5:21
  10. "A Lot Like You" (Harris, Dudley, Omartian) - 4:29
  11. "Greatest Story Ever Told" (Harris, Bourgeois) - 5:33

Credits[edit]

4Him
  • Andy Chrisman – lead vocals (2, 4, 6, 10), backing vocals
  • Mark Harris – lead vocals (1, 6, 7, 10, 11), backing vocals
  • Marty Magehee – lead vocals (5, 6, 9, 10), backing vocals
  • Kirk Sullivan – lead vocals (3, 6, 8, 10), backing vocals
  • Vocal arrangements on #2, 3 & 7 by Don Koch & 4Him.
Musicians
  • Manu Katché – drums (1, 9, 11)
  • Scott Williamson – drums (2, 3, 7)
  • Chris McHugh – drums (4, 5, 10)
  • John Robinson – drums (6, 8)
  • Eric Darken – percussion (2, 4-7, 10)
  • Sam Bacco – percussion (11)
  • Pino Palladino – bass guitar (1, 9, 11)
  • Jackie Street – bass guitar (2, 7)
  • Spencer Campbell – bass guitar (3)
  • Tommy Sims – bass guitar (4, 5, 10)
  • Jimmy Johnson – bass guitar (6, 8)
  • Glenn Pearce – electric guitars (1), guitars (8, 9)
  • Bruce Gaitsch – acoustic guitars (1, 11)
  • Dann Huff – guitar (2, 7), track arrangement (2, 7), electric guitar (4, 5, 10)
  • George Cocchini – guitar (2, 7)
  • Michael Hodge – guitar (3)
  • Jerry McPherson – guitar (3, 7)
  • Biff Watson – acoustic guitar (4, 10)
  • Tim Pierce – guitars (6)
  • Tim Heintz – keyboards & drum programming (1, 8), arrangements (1, 8)
  • Bill Baumgart – arrangements (1, 6, 8, 11), keyboards (6, 8, 11)
  • Blair Masters – keyboards (1, 2, 6, 7)
  • Don Koch – track arrangement (2, 3, 7), keyboards (2, 3, 7), programming (3), additional percussion (7)
  • Phil Madeira – Hammond B3 organ (2, 3, 7)
  • Michael Omartian – arrangements (4, 5, 10), keyboards (4), piano & synthesizers (5, 10)
  • Peter Wolf – keyboards & arrangements (9)
  • Bob Mason – cello (4, 5)
  • Carole Neuen-Rabinowitz – cello (5)
  • Craig Duncan – mandolin & hammered dulcimer (11)
Production
  • Producers – Michael Omartian (4, 5, 10), Don Koch (2, 3, 7), Peter Wolf (9), Bill Baumgart & 4Him (1, 6, 8, 11).
  • Executive Producer – Bill Baumgart
  • Engineer (4, 5, 10) – Terry Christian; Recorded at The Sound Kitchen (Franklin, TN), Tejas Recorders (Franklin, TN) & Integrity Studios (Mobile, AL).
  • Engineers (2, 3, 7) – Ronnie Brookshire (vocals) & Bill Deaton (tracks); Additional engineering – Lynn Fuston, Patrick Kelly & Aaron Swihart; Recorded at Integrity Studios & Omni A (vocals), Omni A & The Battery (tracks).
  • Engineers (1, 11) – Paul Ericksen & Bill Baumgart; Recorded at Little America Recording Studio (Weller, Austria) & Highpass Productions (Nashville, TN); Additional recording at A to Z Studios & Bazzbo (San Dimas, CA); Additional engineering – David Jahnsen.
  • Engineers (6, 8) – David Jahnsen & Bill Baumgart; Recorded at Ocean Way (Hollywood, CA) & Highpass Productions (Nashville, TN); Additional recording at A to Z Studios (San Dimas, CA).
  • Engineer (9) – Paul Ericksen; Recorded at Little America Recording Studio (Weller, Austria); Additional recording at Integrity Studios (Mobile, AL); Additional engineering by David Jahnsen.
  • Tracks #1-5, 7, 10 & 11 mixed by Tom Lord-Alge at Encore Studios (Burbank, CA).
  • Tracks #6, 8 & 9 mixed by Chris Lord-Alge at Image Recording (Hollywood, CA).
  • Art Direction – Diana Barnes
  • Design – Franke Design, Co.
  • Photography – Matthew Barnes

References[edit]

  1. ^ JesusFreakHideout.com: 4Him Discography