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Hope Of The Broken World [CD]

SelahAudio CD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

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listen  1. On The Mountain 3:37$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Hope Of The Broken World 4:01$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. Shelter Me 2:55$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Coat Of Many Colors 3:43$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. He'll Hold You 3:57$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Be Still 4:01$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Moments Like These 5:25$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. I Turn To You 4:06$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus 4:32$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen10. Threshold Of Glory 4:26$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. I Look To You 4:23$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen12. When Love Was Slain 4:27$1.29  Buy MP3 


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From their inception, Selah has always been synonymous with hymns. In fact, the understated beauty of the trio’s 1999 debut, Be Still My Soul (Curb), helped initiate a hymn revival in Christian music that is still thriving today. Their discography has significantly re-popularized the church’s greatest songs while decorating the popular group with numerous Dove Awards, number one ... Read more in Amazon's Selah Store

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (August 23, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: 2011
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Curb Records
  • ASIN: B004Y1QQ4A
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,795 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

Five time Dove Award winning group Selah returns with their most spectacular release to date - Hope Of The Broken World. The new album features the group's stirring first single and title track offering Selah's harmonious signature sound. Stand out tracks include solo tracks from each member of the group, (Amy "I Look To You", Todd "Moments" and Alan "Coat Of Many Colors") drawn from each of their own personal life experiences. Hope Of The Broken World is in stores Tuesday, August 23rd.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Selah's Boundless "World" August 24, 2011
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Prime Cuts: I Look to You, Moments Like These, He'll Hold You

For Selah music knows no bounds. This trio has a way of amalgamating traditional hymns, r & b soul numbers, inspirational ballads, rootsy Southern Gospel, and modern AC Christian making these paeans their own. And they have made a career out of this. Likewise for their eighth studio album "Hope of the Broken World" the strains of these various genres interwoven in these 12 cuts. Featuring a bilingual African-English take on the hymn "'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus," this Christian trio effortlessly shifts gear to some inspirational indulges with the Father-daughter ballad "Moments Like This" and then to a soaring version of Whitney Houston's 2009 classic "I Look to You." Yet, they have not left their Southern Gospel/country fans high and dry. Dolly Parton's signature hit "Coat of Many Colors" get a ruminative read and they get all gritty with Buddy and Julie Miller's rootsy "Shelter Me." Not only do they blend together the various musical genres, they also harmonize with each other vocally seamlessly creating a beautiful vocal masterpiece.

Of the songs that really work include Amy Perry's take of Whitney Houston's 2009 comeback record "I Look to You." Written by R. Kelly, this soaring ballad speaks of looking to God in life's crashing moments. While Houston takes a more bombastic approach in her original rendition, Perry's interpretation explores the song's gentler nuances. Thus, both Houston and Perry give complementary glowing versions of this superior ballad. Perry again hits the home run with Christa Wells "On the Mountain." With a Miranda Lambert-like vulnerability, Perry acknowledges with great earnestness our need for God and his grace to get us to heaven.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic! July 9, 2013
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Best praise music I've heard in ages! Just amazing voices as well. One of their best! You should listen to it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Soul music, truly June 10, 2013
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These people are so talented that it boggles the mind, and their music speaks to the heart and soul. I could - and sometimes do - listen to them all day.
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2.0 out of 5 stars disappointed February 21, 2012
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While the music on here isn't bad, it sounds like anything else you would hear on the radio. I have always appreciated selah's unique sound, so this cd wasnt what i hoped it would be.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Terrific! May 5, 2014
By Ellen
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I love Selah, and this is absolutely great to listen to and sing along with. I love the songs on this.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Selah January 6, 2014
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I gave this CD away as a gift to someone. They said they like it, I have not heard it myself.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely wonderful January 4, 2014
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Love it. I never get tired of the harmonies and always love the message. Selah rarely disappoints! I might suggest making copies just for safe keeping once you purchase it! It is that good.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful!! October 8, 2013
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I bought this CD for one of the songs but I ended up listening to a few of the other ones MORE!! They sing so beautifully and the lyrics are just so Awesome! It isn't just singing about "Christian Problems", it is praising God and giving Glory to Jesus and His awesome sacrifice. Isn't that what being a Christian is all about? :)
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