Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Jeremy Riddle's New CD Furious - A Review and #Giveaway - Ends 10/9 @jeremymriddle

Jeremy Riddle - Furious
Jeremy Riddle - FURIOUS
  • 12 Track CD
  • Released 9/20/2011 by Vineyard Music
  • Christian and Gospel Music; Rock
  • Digital Download $9.99
I have a great new CD!  Furious, is by Jeremy Riddle and it was just released yesterday.(9/20)  It's fantastic!  This is his third release, and critics agree, his best.

Do you know Jeremy Riddle?  If you don't you should check him out. He is an extremely talented singer, and he sings from his heart.  He loves God, and wants everyone to know it.

I'm not sure how to describe his style.  He's a Christian rock artist, but the CD takes the listener through many moods and it's music everyone can agree on.

Are you wondering about the title?  Jeremy describes Furious by saying, “It’s hard to come up with words that depict the magnitude of Christ’s love – the depth and width of it. Furious doesn’t work outside of the context of love; we tend to translate the word as angry, but I see it as a super-powerful force; stronger, deeper, broader than our vocabulary can fully describe."

When you finally hear the tune, you'll be singing the song for days.  (It's that good!)  The lyrics are beautiful.  You'll hear gratitude, encouragement, redemption, and an awareness of grace.

His love is deep, His love is wide
And it covers us
His love is fierce, His love is strong
It is furious
His love is sweet, His love is wild
And its waking hearts to life

If you'd like to hear the songs yourself, you'll find snippets on his webpage, on the Vineyard Music website and  iTunes.

There are 12 tracks:
1. Fall Afresh
2. Furious
3. Love Came Down
4. One Thing Remains
5. Acquitted
6. You Are Good
7. Walk In The Promise
8. One Thirst
9. Glory To The Lamb
10. The Lord Is My Shepherd
11. Here
12. Always

In addition to being a talented musician, he is an active member of the worship ministry at Bethel Church in California.  I'm not surprised that he was homeschooled.   (Hooray for homeschooling!)

Jeremy Riddle will be playing some live dates in conjunction with the album release.  To keep up to date with concerts, releases, and fan news, follow him on facebook and twitter.

Oh, and here's something else!  If you visit the Vinyard Music Facebook Page, you'll find a Free Download of 3 songs from Jeremy's Live album, Prepare The Way: Live.

Jeremy Riddle

Jeremy Riddle is a songwriter and worship leader. He first hit the scene in 2007 with the critically acclaimed record, Full Attention. This project had the radio hit Sweetly Broken, which was the number one song on the radio station K-Love for over 40 weeks in 2007. Since then Jeremy has toured extensively all over the US. The Riddle Band has opened for Rebecca St. James, Big Daddy Weave and has played events with Brenton Brown as well.
In 2009 Jeremy released his second project, The Now and Not Yet with the radio singles Bless His Name and Christ Is Risen. in the fall of 2010 his first full length live project Prepare the Way will be released, which will include tracks from live shows in 2009.
Jeremy comes from a family of 7 children and was homeschooled all the way through high school. He graduated from Cal state Fullerton with a BA in political science. Jeremy attended and later served as a youth pastor at the Anaheim Vineyard. Riddle is married with 4 children and now lives in Redding California and is part of the worship ministry at Bethel Church.
"I like all breakfast foods. I was born and raised in NJ. I raised and broke in my own horse when I was 15."

I am happy to announce that I was given permission to host a giveaway, and one of my readers will win their own copy of Furious.
[Giveaway Closed]

Good Luck!
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