WOW Hits 2008

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WOW Hits 2008
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Compilation album by Various artists
Released October 2, 2007
Genre Contemporary Christian music
Length 2:14:54
Label EMI Christian Music Group
Producer Various
WOW Hits compilation albums chronology
WOW Hits 2007
(2006)
WOW Hits 2008
(2007)
WOW Hits 1
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1][2]

WOW Hits 2008 is a two-disc compilation album comprising some of the biggest hits on Christian radio from the previous year. Disc one features more of the adult contemporary hits, while disc two features the CHR/Pop and Rock hits. On November 12, 2008 the album was certified gold in the US by the RIAA.[3] The compilation peaked at No. 56 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart.[4] This was the first collection in the series not to be certified at least Platinum.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Artist (Album) Length
1. "Made to Worship" Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin (See the Morning) 4:19
2. "Mountain of God" (featuring Ashley Cleveland) Brown Bannister, Mac Powell Third Day (Wherever You Are) 3:54
3. "Hold Fast" James Bryson, Cochran Nathan, Barry Graul, Bart Millard, Michael Scheuchzer, Robin Shaffer MercyMe (Coming Up to Breathe) 4:38
4. "Praise You in This Storm" Mark Hall, Bernie Herms Casting Crowns (Lifesong) 4:57
5. "Undo" Scott Davis, Wes Willis Rush of Fools (Rush of Fools) 3:42
6. "Awaken" Natalie Grant, Rob Graves, Jason McArthur, Joy Williams Natalie Grant (Awaken) 3:47
7. "Find Your Wings" Tony Wood Mark Harris (The Line Between the Two) 3:34
8. "By His Wounds" Mac Powell Steven Curtis Chapman, Brian Littrell, Mac Powell & Mark Hall (Glory Revealed) 3:22
9. "Every Time I Breathe" Andy Cloninger, Michael Farren Big Daddy Weave (Every Time I Breathe) 3:46
10. "Walking Her Home" Mark Schultz Mark Schultz (Broken & Beautiful) 4:12
11. "Over My Head" Brian Littrell, Don Poythress, Michael Puryear, Brian White Brian Littrell (Welcome Home) 3:56
12. "Come to the Cross" Matt Bronleewe, Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith (Stand) 4:07
13. "Give It All Away" Aaron Shust Aaron Shust (Anything Worth Saying) 3:34
14. "Bless the Broken Road" (featuring Melodie Crittenden) Jeff Hanna, Marcus Hummon Selah (Bless the Broken Road) 4:09
15. "History" Matthew West Matthew West (History) 4:04
16. "Set the World On Fire" (Bonus Track) Cindy Morgan, Britt Nicole Britt Nicole (Say It) 3:37
17. "He Still Calls Me Son" (Bonus Track) John Waller John Waller (The Blessing) 6:55
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Artist (Album) Length
1. "Made to Love" Cary Barlowe, Toby McKeehan, Jamie Moore, Aaron Rice tobyMac (Portable Sounds) 3:52
2. "I Need You to Love Me" Alyssa Barlow, Lauren Barlow, Mary Barlow, Rebecca Barlow, Vincent Barlow BarlowGirl (Another Journal Entry) 4:22
3. "Something Beautiful" Paul Colman, Peter Furler Newsboys (Go) 3:51
4. "Me and Jesus" Adam Agee, Ian Eskelin Stellar Kart (We Can't Stand Sitting Down) 3:24
5. "The Show" Jason Dunn, Daniel Biro, Trevor McNevan Hawk Nelson (Smile, It's the End of the World) 3:13
6. "Forgiven" Matthew Thiessen Relient K (Five Score and Seven Years Ago) 4:04
7. "What It Means" Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp (Beyond Measure) 3:38
8. "Nothing Left to Lose" Mat Kearney Mat Kearney (Nothing Left to Lose) 4:23
9. "Only the World" Sam Mizell, Matthew West Mandisa (True Beauty) 3:23
10. "Don't Give Up" Sanctus Real, Christopher Stevens Sanctus Real (The Face of Love) 4:17
11. "Breathe Into Me" Anthony Armstrong, Rob Graves, Jason McArthur, Jasen Rauch Red (End of Silence) 3:35
12. "Stand In the Rain" Melissa Brock, Tricia Brock, Matt Dally, Brandon Estelle, Dave Ghazarian, Max Hsu Superchick (Beauty from Pain 1.1) 3:16
13. "Work" Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Matt Odmark Jars of Clay (Good Monsters) 3:54
14. "Tears of the Saints" Jack Mooring, Leeland Mooring Leeland (Sound of Melodies) 6:16
15. "I Believe" Matthew Senatore, Eliot Sloan Building 429 (Rise) 3:52
16. "What If" (Bonus Track) Don Chaffer, Sam Mizell PureNRG (PureNRG) 5:01

Bonus MP3 Downloads[edit]

  1. "Where Your Heart Belongs" – Mainstay
  2. "The Twenty-First Time" – Monk and Neagle
  3. "Come Undone (album)|Come Undone" – Jackson Waters
  4. "Not Afraid" – Stephanie Smith
  5. "Let Go" – Grey Holiday
  6. "You Are" – Mark Roach
  7. "Salvation Station" – Newworldson
  8. "It's Beautiful" – Eleventyseven
  9. "A Lot In Common" – Group 1 Crew
  10. "God In Me" – Daniel Doss Band
  11. "Inside Out" – Cadia
  12. "Praise and Adore" – Wavorly
  13. "3 Minute Song" – Josh Wilson

Those who purchased WOW Hits 2008 were able to download bonus MP3s and Videos (now no longer available).

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 56
US Christian Albums (Billboard)[6] 2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ review at Allmusic
  2. ^ review at Christian Music Today. Retrieved on March 8, 2009.
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Various – WOW Hits 2008". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  4. ^ Billboard.com
  5. ^ "Billboard 200". Billboard. December 8, 2007. 
  6. ^ "Christian Albums". Billboard. October 20, 2007. 

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