To Know That You're Alive

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To Know That You're Alive
Studio album by Kutless
Released June 24, 2008
Genre Christian rock, hard rock, alternative metal
Length 40:55
Label BEC
Producer Pete Kipley
Kutless chronology
Live from Portland
To Know That You're Alive
It Is Well
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating 4.5/5 stars[1]
Cross Rhythms 8/10 stars[2]
Jesus Freak Hideout 2.5/5 stars[3]
TuneLab Music 9/10 stars[4]

To Know That You're Alive is the fifth full-length studio album by the Christian rock band Kutless. It was released on June 24, 2008.[5] It is their first album to feature guitarist Nick DePartee, who took over the position after long-time member Ryan Shrout left the band in May 2007. The album debuted at No. 64 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart.[citation needed] The album reached The Billboard Christian Albums chart peaking at No. 1.[citation needed] The album's first rock single, "The Feeling", hit No. 11 on in its first week. The song was released as downloadable content for the Rock Band series.[6] Recently, they have released a music video for the title track "To Know That You're Alive."

Track listing[edit]

Album release
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Feeling" Nick DePartee, Jeffrey Gilbert, Pete Kipley, Jon Micah Sumrall 2:24
2. "Sleeping City" (Instrumental) DePartee 1:10
3. "To Know That You're Alive" DePartee, Gilbert, Kipley, Sumrall 3:15
4. "The Disease & The Cure" Sumrall 3:51
5. "Complete" DePartee, Gilbert, Sumrall 3:42
6. "The Rescue" DePartee, Gilbert, Kipley, Sumrall 4:05
7. "Promise You" DePartee, Gilbert, Kipley, Sumrall 3:34
8. "Guiding Me Home" DePartee, Sumrall 3:05
9. "Overcoming Me" DePartee, Gilbert, Kipley, Sumrall 2:59
10. "I Do Not Belong" DePartee, Gilbert, Sumrall 3:00
11. "Loud" DePartee, Gilbert, Sumrall 2:35
12. "Dying to Become" DePartee, Gilbert, Kipley, Sumrall 3:57
13. "You" DePartee, Gilbert, Sumrall 3:14
Total length: 40:55

Music video[edit]

A music video was released for "To Know That You're Alive." It shows the band playing in a street where a car accident has taken a place. An ambulance comes and rushes a woman in the wreck to the hospital. Once there, it is shown that the woman is pregnant and clearly going into labor. The doctors rush to deliver the woman's baby. The video ends with the woman and the baby alive and together in the hospital room.


The album was nominated for a Dove Award for Rock Album of the Year at the 40th GMA Dove Awards.[7]


  1. ^ " review". Retrieved March 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cross Rhythms review". Retrieved March 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Jesus Freak Hideout review". June 24, 2008. Retrieved March 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ "TuneLab Music review". July 8, 2008. Retrieved March 2, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Kutless Discography". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved May 21, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Charts". ChristianRock.Net. February 26, 2012. Retrieved March 2, 2012. 
  7. ^ Nominations Announced for 40th GMA Dove Awards at