I received a message from Gangai shortly after my review of his sampler on Noisetrade posted asking if I would do a full review of his entire album, and as well if I would be willing to giveaway a few copies. Obviously I agreed to both and now you can read below for details on the album itself, below that the giveaway RULES, and even further below you can read my review for the FULL ALBUM!
Here are some details on the album, which you might want to know:
The album is currently available for sale at http://gum.co/KhEN for $2.99. A part of every sale will be contributed to "Shore Home" - a Christian orphanage in Chennai that shelters needy kids - abandoned orphans, children of prisoners for life etc. More details @ http://goo.gl/RJHPg.
Free chord charts, videos and other resources are available at www.gangaivictor.com.
Track list in sequence:
1. The New Song
2. Water For My Soul
3. No Other Name
4. Be Still My Soul
5. I Lift My Eyes
6. Eucharistic Worship
7. Hosanna (You Are Holy)
8. So Loved
9. Gloria (With Lifted Hands)
10. No Longer Live
There will be two winners of the FULL 10 track digital album.
In order to be entered into the contest you MUST download the free sample ( and therefore providing the artist with your contact information (email). Without this you will not be entered. Please post a comment once you have done this so we will know to check it. (use the widget below the contest information and just enter your email address and zip code. It will send you an email with a link to the download)
There are OTHER ways that you can place your name in the 'hat' again for another chance to win:
1. Download and Share that you downloaded the music via twitter or facebook (please provide link to share so we can check it as well as your e-mail address. You may comment here or send me an email via email@example.com )
2. Follow @votivepraise on twitter, please comment that you did.
3. Follow @openedeyes02 on twitter, please comment that you did
4. 'Like' my page on facebook (Just Being Here), please comment that you did
5. Share this contest with your friends, if they comment and say that you sent them you both get an extra name in the hat!
The giveaway starts as soon as it is posted and will end TWO different times. We will draw the first winner March 15th and the second winner March 29th.
Paul Baloche, Matt Redman, Matt Maher
I was given this FULL album by the artist for the purpose of reviewing it, and giving away TWO copies. The opinions here are my own. -dErK
(Rating Scale 1 to 5 - 1 being least - 5 being greatest)
"Be Still My Soul" 4 - Very slow.. very calming.. as well encouraging to one that just needs the reassurance of the closeness of God.. the knowing that we are in need of Him.. and that He is there
"I Lift My Eyes" 4 - Looking to God for all things.. He alone is comfort, rest, and firm foundation
"Eucharistic Worship" 4 - Interesting song.. You do not hear very many songs about communion.. and as will this one is a bit more upbeat (quicker) than the rest.
"Hosanna" 4 - This is a beautiful version of this song.
"So Loved" 4 - Very worshipful
"Gloria" 5 - My favorite on the album.. as it picks up the pace quite a bit.. much more rocking.. which is more to my liking. The electric guitar additions are sweet!
"No Longer Live" 5 - My other favorite on the album... for the same reason as the one above, but I think that this one is my most favorite. Very clear Christ messages "Your love is all that my soul needs' "from every curse you ransom me" AWESOME messages!
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