Denver & The Mile High Orchestra
Lion of Zion
Arguably the most fun album of the year. Think big band. Think swing. Think, "If Frank Sinatra or Harry Connick Jr. were a Christian … " Well, you'd get something like this!
This gets the other argument for the year's funnest album. Superchic[k], founded by Church of Rhythm's Max Hsu, has a great message for teen girls struggling with self-esteem: God don't make mistakes, and he thinks you're beautiful!
Michael W. Smith
This CD released on September 11 with a message for a nation gripped with fear: God is still in control and worthy of praise. People who attended the live taping for Worship say it was one of the most spiritually moving times of their lives, and the CD captures that spirit very well.
Before they were famous, Caedmon's was leading worship services at its home church in Houston. And they still do. So it's fitting that they would do a worship album, and this one's better than most.
What makes T-Bone's rap music vital is its ability to reach kids on the streets — where he was before finding Christ. He uses street language-such as pimpin' and crack houses — that's, frankly, sometimes disturbing. But the lyrics are also jam-packed with the life-saving message of the gospel. One of the most socially relevant albums of the year.
Steven Curtis Chapman
What do you expect from a guy who brings ...1
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Top 12 Christian Albums of 2001
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