Rend Collective "The Art Of Celebration"
by Andrew Funderburk (cmaddict.com) on 2014-03-14 19:14:06
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Sometimes along the way in our earthly journey, we lose sight of what has happened/happening within and around us. We forget that our lives are one to be celebrated. Our lives are constantly being painted by Jesus with circumstances, emotions, and thought processes that He wants us to celebrate. Moreover, He wants us to celebrate Him! And this is what Rend Collective brings to light with their third studio album, The Art of Celebration.

Much like their previous projects, the music is very earthy and light. Despite being light, there is a strength that exudes from each word sung. In lieu of it being an album of celebration, the music and melodies channel an enjoyable feel. These are the songs you envision people dancing to in rolling, grassy fields. The lyrics weave different aspects of our relationship with Jesus and pointing to the joy that each aspect holds. It could be characteristics of Jesus, or it could be something He has done for us all. Or it could be trials, but it’s all reason to celebrate.

My Lighthouse: “You are the peace in my troubled sea/My lighthouse/My lighthouse/Shining in the darkness/I will follow You/My lighthouse/My lighthouse/I will trust the promise You will carry me safe to shore”

Create in Me: “Create in me a clean, clean heart/Create in me a work of art/Create in me a miracle/Something real and something beautiful”

Finally Free: “Your heart is wild with color like a never-ending summer/Burn away the winter of my cold and weary heart/My soul cries out, ‘Holy, holy!’/My heart gets lost in Your beauty/All hope is found in Your mercy/You paid the price now I am finally free”

Boldly I Approach (The Art of Celebration): “Boldly I approach Your throne/Weightless now I’m running home/By Your blood I come welcomed as Your own/Into the arms of majesty/This is the art of celebration/Knowing we’re free from condemnation/Oh praise the One who made an end to all my sin”

In a time where joy seems lost, The Art of Celebration is the reminder that we do have a reason to rejoice. It’s a call to set our eyes on things above and not on the things in this world. It’s a call to go deeper with Christ and practice the art of celebration.



Rating: 4 out of 5

Genre: Folk / Worship
Label: Integrity/Columbia
Release Date: March 17, 2014
Buy it: Amazon - iTunes

Tracklist:
1 Joy 3:58
2 Burn Like a Star 4:08
3 My Lighthouse 3:44
4 More Than Conquerors 5:21
5 All That I Am 3:37
6 Immeasurably More 5:33
7 Finally Free 4:57
8 Create In Me 3:40
9 Strength of My Heart 5:07
10 Simplicity 5:18
11 Boldly I Approach (The Art of Celebration) 6:02
12 My Lighthouse (Live) 5:39
13 Joy (Remix) 4:25






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