The Mission Bell

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The Mission Bell
Mission bell2.jpg
Studio album by Delirious?
Released 7 November 2005
Genre Rock, Christian Rock
Length 55:05
Label Sparrow/Furious?
Producer Sam Gibson and Delirious?
Delirious? chronology
World Service
(2003)World Service2003
The Mission Bell
Now Is The Time
(2006)Now Is The Time2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Cross Rhythms 10/10 stars [1]
Christianity Today 4.5/5 stars [2]
Jesus Freak Hideout 4/5 stars (UK, US)
The Phantom Tollbooth link
Q 3/5 stars

The Mission Bell is the sixth studio album by Delirious?. It was released in the UK on 7 November 2005. It was released in the US on 27 December 2005.


On 10 October 2005, Delirious? released "Paint the Town Red" as a single. It reached No. 15 in the iTunes UK charts in the middle of the week and entered the UK Singles Charts at No. 56.

On 22 January 2006, "Our God Reigns" debuted at No. 1 on the UK Cross Rhythms radio chart. It stayed at the top for another week before dropping to numbers two and five, finally falling out of the top ten altogether.

On 16 April 2006, "Here I Am Send Me" debuted at No. 1 on the UK Cross Rhythms radio chart. It remained at number one for four weeks before dropping to number two, then out of the charts completely.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Martin Smith, Stu Garrard, Jon Thatcher, Stewart Smith and Tim Jupp, except where noted.

Album release
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Stronger"   4:51
2. "Now Is the Time" M. Smith, Garrard, Thatcher, S. Smith, Jupp, Matt Redman 4:05
3. "Solid Rock" (featuring tobyMac)   4:33
4. "All This Time"   5:26
5. "Miracle Maker"   5:44
6. "Here I Am, Send Me"   4:13
7. "Fires Burn"   4:18
8. "Our God Reigns"   5:41
9. "Love Is a Miracle" (featuring DJ A Skillz)   3:48
10. "Paint the Town Red"   2:19
11. "Take Off My Shoes"   6:28
12. "I'll See You" (featuring Moya Brennan & Steve Mason of Jars of Clay)   3:44
Total length: 55:05