WOW Hits 2006

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WOW Hits 2006
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Compilation album by various artists
Released October 4, 2005
Genre Contemporary Christian music
Length 2:20:02
Label Chordant
Producer Various
various artists chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1][2]

WOW Hits 2006 is a two-disc compilation album of songs that have been touted to represent the best of Christian music of 2005. It was released on October 4, 2005. It includes thirty songs plus three bonus cuts. The album features songs by Jeremy Camp, Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Third Day, and many more well known groups and singers. The album peaked at No. 42 on the Billboard 200 chart.[3] It was certified as platinum in sales in 2006 by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[4]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Artist (Album) Length
1. "Voice of Truth" Steven Curtis Chapman, Mark Hall Casting Crowns (Casting Crowns) 5:24
2. "Holy Is the Lord" Louie Giglio, Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin (Arriving) 4:11
3. "Brave" Jay Joyce, Nichole Nordeman Nichole Nordeman (Brave) 4:13
4. "Homesick" Jim Bryson, Nathan Cochran, Barry Graul, Joel Hanson, Pete Kipley, Bart Millard, Mike Scheuchzer, Robby Shaffer MercyMe (Undone) 3:38
5. "Much of You" Steven Curtis Chapman Steven Curtis Chapman (All Things New) 4:52
6. "You Are Mine" Tai Anderson, Brad Avery, Mac Powell Third Day (Wire) 3:55
7. "Live for Today" Natalie Grant Natalie Grant (Awaken) 4:22
8. "Presence (My Heart's Desire)" Peter Furler, Tim Hughes, Steve Taylor Newsboys (Devotion) 3:56
9. "Healing Rain" Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith (Healing Rain) 4:55
10. "He Will Carry Me" Dennis Kurtila, Mark Schultz Mark Schultz (Stories & Songs) 4:32
11. "I Choose You" Jason Hoard, John Waller Point of Grace (I Choose You) 4:00
12. "Carry You" Amy Grant Amy Grant (Rock of Ages... Hymns and Faith) 3:01
13. "Nothing Without You" Mitch Dane, Bebo Norman Bebo Norman (Try) 3:32
14. "King" Ben Cissell, Will McGinniss, Bob Herdman, Tyler Burkum, Mark Stuart Audio Adrenaline (Until My Heart Caves In) 4:34
15. "All My Praise" Audrey Hatcher Selah (Hiding Place) 4:37
16. "Better Days" (Bonus Track) Dan Hamilton, Taylor Johnson, Robbie Seay Robbie Seay Band (Better Days) 6:54
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Artist (Album) Length
1. "Take You Back" Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp (Restored) 3:59
2. "Mirror" Alyssa Barlow, Lauren Barlow, Mary Barlow, Rebecca Barlow, Vincent Barlow BarlowGirl (BarlowGirl) 3:54
3. "Hide" Jason Houser, Matthew West, Joy Williams Joy Williams (Genesis) 4:09
4. "Atmosphere" (Remix) (featuring dc Talk) Toby McKeehan, George Crawford, Jeff Savage tobyMac (Welcome to Diverse City) 4:34
5. "God Will Lift Up Your Head" Jars of Clay, Paul Gerhardt, Traditional Jars of Clay (Redemption Songs) 4:22
6. "About You" Chrissy Conway, Alisa Girard, Pete Kipley, Shaun Shankel, Kristin Swinford ZOEgirl (Room to Breathe) 3:24
7. "Be My Escape" Matthew Thiessen Relient K (Mmhmm) 4:00
8. "Strong Tower" Marc Byrd, Mark Lee, Aaron Sprinkle, Jon Micah Sumrall Kutless (Strong Tower) 3:59
9. "Here Is Our King" David Crowder David Crowder*Band (A Collision) 3:50
10. "All That I Can Do" Dave Barnes, Ed Cash, Bethany Dillon Bethany Dillon (Imagination) 3:38
11. "The Space In Between Us" Jim Cooper, Jason Roy Building 429 (Space In Between Us) 4:12
12. "Pure" Melissa Brock, Tricia Brock, Brandon Estelle, Dave Ghazarian, Max Hsu Superchick (Beauty from Pain) 3:31
13. "Beautiful Love" Brad Wigg, Marc Dodd, Matt Fuqua, Joshua Havens The Afters (I Wish We All Could Win) 3:59
14. "The Way to Begin" Andrew Bojanic, Ian Eskelin, Krystal Meyers Krystal Meyers (Krystal Meyers) 3:32
15. "You're Worthy of My Praise" (featuring BarlowGirl) David Ruis Big Daddy Weave (What I Was Made For) 4:22
16. "Open My Eyes" (Bonus Track) Sarah Acker Inhabited (The Revolution) 3:24
17. "Perfect Day" (Bonus Track) Josh Bates Josh Bates (Believe) 6:37


Chart (2005) Peak
US Billboard 200[5] 42
US Christian Albums (Billboard)[6] 1

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Review at Allmusic. Retrieved on March 21, 2007.
  2. ^ review at Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved on February 22, 2009.
  3. ^ Chart success at Billboard magazine, Retrieved on March 21, 2007.
  4. ^ RIAA official site Archived December 31, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved on March 8, 2009.
  5. ^ "Billboard 200". Billboard. December 12, 2005. 
  6. ^ "Christian Albums". Billboard. December 10, 2005. 

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