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The Wait [edit]
by David Leonard | Genre: Pop/Rock | Release Date: March 15, 2019
 

David Leonard, formerly one-half of the GRAMMY Award nominated duo All Sons & Daughters and a former member of acclaimed band NEEDTOBREATHE, releases his first solo album March 15 with The Wait.

Using audio and video mediums set against a backdrop of alternative pop, The Wait (Integrity Music) tells Leonardís story of wrestling through heartache, depression, confusion and redemption with his family and with God. At its heart, The Wait is a pilgrimís tale, filled with all the joy, fear and hope expected on this side of Heaven. And though mined from Leonardís own journey, the themes are universal.

Track Listing
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01. Wanderer
02. By My Side
03. Signs of Life
04. Know Your Heart
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05. Come As You Are (Intro)
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06. Come As You Are
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07. Share This Burden
08. There's Nobody
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09. I Will Wait
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10. Distant God
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11. You Know Me
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12. Threads
13. The Little That I Know
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Vulnerability and Versatility | Posted March 26, 2019
What You Need To Know

David Leonard, former member of worship duo All Sons & Daughters, releases his debut solo album, The Wait, on Integrity Music.

What It Sounds Like

With The Wait, David brings us the folk-acoustic worship style reminiscent of his time with All Sons & Daughters ("Know Your Heart," "Come As You Are," "There's Nobody"), and explores new sounds we haven't heard from him before, such as rock ("Share This Burden"), synth-pop and alternative ("By My Side," "Signs of Life"). This collection of songs showcases David's vulnerability as a person and songwriter as well as his versatility as a musician.   

Spiritual/Lyrical Highlights

The album vulnerably explores themes of wrestling with faith, waiting, and trusting God. In "I Will Wait", David sings I won't forget that Your hand will hold me / Your love sustains me through the wait. That lyric reminds me of Psalm 139:7-12, which speaks about God being with us, guiding us, and strengthening us even in seasons that feel dark and difficult. In the lyric itself, David sings phrases verbatim from Psalm 103:1-2, "Let all that I am praise the LORD; with my whole heart, I will praise His holy name. Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things He does for me."


Best Song On The Record

"Know Your Heart" stands out as best song on the record. It's possibly the closet moment on the album to the type of heartfelt worship anthem that you've come to appreciate so much from David's time with All Sons & Daughters, but David definitely leaves a mark on this song that is all his own. The chorus is both catchy and prayerful. It's one you will walk away from this album singing and praying throughout your day.

For Fans Of

Elias Dummer, Michael Farren, We Are Messengers

Final Word

David has opened up his heart on The Wait, honestly sharing his journey of faith and conversations with God. His words will give voice to your own journey and conversation with God as well. 

Buy the album on Apple Music or stream it on Spotify

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