Hillsong’s Global Appeal, Explained by Sociologists
Australian worship movement flourishes in both post-communist Budapest and post-church Seattle because it confronts the historical establishment.
fashioned evangelistic crusade with a charismatic worship experience, There Is More stopped at 14 US locations with rotating worship teams, including Brooke Fraser Ligertwood, who
Audrey Assad Shifts Gears
With no record contracts to fulfill, she wants to get everyone singing.
Drawing from the same stream as Brooke Fraser, Matt Maher and Sara Groves, Assad's music has range—honesty and worship, praise and suffering.
A Fractured and Beautiful Faith
How songwriter Audrey Assad transcended "positive and encouraging" to create music for the church.
Assad's music, echoing the thoughtful, melodic arrangements of Sara Groves and Brooke Fraser (who shares a producer with Assad), is intensely personal, seasoned with deft musical
Style: Indie-modernized worship; compare to Audrey Assad, Jesus Culture, Brooke Fraser. Top tracks: "In This Forever," "I Call You," "You Are My Hallelujah".
Artist Brooke Fraser. Release Date October 12, 2010. Label Wood and Bone. ListenPurchase. Style: Pop rock; compare to Michelle Branch, Sarah McLachlan, Sara Groves.
ListenPurchase. Style: Pop/rock; compare to Brooke Fraser, Michelle Branch, Sara Groves. Top tracks: "Come Close," "I Love You Anyway". Her second
A Beautiful Exchange
With well over 10 performers, an occasional choir, a keyboardist (with five keyboards), and skilled singers like Darlene Zschech and Brooke Fraser, their music certainly fills the
The Best Christian Albums of 2008
1 Albertine. Brooke Fraser Wood & Bone/RedEye. Of course, those stats pertain to the release in Brooke Fraser's New Zealand homeland and Australia.
Favorite Worship Albums of 2007
Our annual list of picks from the last twelve months is heavily devoted to the growth and creativity among alternative worship styles in drawing believers to praise and reflection.
Holding Nothing Back, like the contagious "Happy Day," the rousing "The Highest and the Greatest," and "Clinging to the Cross," Hughes' killer duet with Hillsong alumna Brooke Fraser.
Best New Artists of 2008
Twelve newcomers whose debut albums left a lasting impression on us, and who we'll look forward to hearing for years to come.
Read more about Foreman's solo work through reviews of his EPs here and here, as well our review of the compilation, Limbs and Branches. Brooke Fraser. Albertine (Sony BMG).
Catching Up With … Esterlyn
Front man and principal songwriter Luke Caldwell on simple songs, staying indie, and becoming a dad.
Amazing Grace. Song you wish you had written? "Hosanna" by Brooke Fraser. Band/artist you're listening to the most right now? Coldplay and Death Cab For Cutie.
Artist Brooke Fraser. Release Date May 27, 2008. Label Wood & Bone. ListenPurchase. For the millions of ardent Hillsong United fans, Brooke Fraser needs no introduction.
2008 Music Awards: Our Suggestions
An examination of the year in Christian music, highlighting the artists and songs most likely to earn nominations, along with some other worthy contenders.
nominations. Then there's Brooke Fraser, an outstanding singer/songwriter combining sophisticated folk-pop with intelligent, faith-based songwriting. The
The Waiters, the Watchers, the Listeners, the Keepers & Me
Sounds like … Sarah McLachlan, Karin Bergquist, Dido, Dolores O'Riordan, Christine Denté , Brooke Fraser, Adie, and other alt-pop vocalists with haunting, beautiful voices.