VIVE Worship of VIVE Church, releases Resonance today, their first full length live album. The sound is fresh and celebratory, filled with declarative praise, bold lyrics and faith-filled worship for the local church.
"There is a resonance produced in worship through the sound of faith," says VIVE Church lead pastor, Adam Smallcombe. "A declaration of praise that can break chains and release captives. Our hope is that each song will strike a chord within your soul and reinforce the freedom that is yours in Christ."
"Resonance is our prayer. That the songs will wake up the worship within you and reverberate deep within your spirit; that they shape an undeniable confession of faith and hope." says Carly O'Rourke, worship leader and pastor of VIVE Worship.
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Bold Declarations of Faith| Posted October 31, 2019 What You Need To Know Vive Worship is comprised of worship leaders and musicians from Vive Church based in San Francisco, CA, with additional locations throughout the U.S. The team releases Resonance (Live), a full-length live worship album.
What It Sounds Like
There are several aspects of this album that will draw you in. The fact that it's a live recording is a start. The exhortations of the worship leaders during the songs add a personal and engaging touch to the album. The team leadership of the worship leaders and vocalists is also great. It's really special to hear this album and truly feel that you are being led in worship by a team of people who worship God and led others into His presence on a regular basis.
The vocals are mixed in such a way that even while featuring a lead vocalist, the other group members' voices and harmonies are still heard and highlighted in such a way that they contribute to the song just as much as the lead. Resonance (Live) combines elements of contemporary worship, Gospel ("Resonance," "War") and live and electronic instruments ("Walk On," "King of Dysfunction," "Future").
Part of Vive Worship's mission is to create songs that are "full of faith and bold in declaration about Jesus." That theme resonates in every song on the album. "Walk On" is just one great example: In joy and pain You always remain / I've got Your promise on repeat / Your love keeps chasing after me / There's faith, there's fear, Jesus You are near / We rise, we fall, the victory is Yours / I've got your promise on repeat / Jesus, I'm walking to Your beat
Best Song On The Record
"Heaven's Hand" and "Future" tie for the best song on the album. Both are high-energy, anthemic songs that capture the faith-filled declaration that drives the artistry and ministry of the band.
Final Word Resonance (Live) is a diverse album full of soft ballads that will move your heart and high-energy praise anthems that will get you clapping and dancing. No matter the style, the lyrics will fill your heart and mouth with truth to bold sing in praise to Jesus and over whatever situation you face.