12 Songs, 43 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Josh Wilson offers confessions, consolations, and celebrations on his sixth Sparrow Records release, Carry Me. The set has the sort of musical panache and incisive lyrical touch that's earned him a loyal following in Christian music. The Texas-born singer/songwriter continues to excel at delivering faith-based themes without resorting to bombast or finger-pointing; there’s an overriding message of love and forgiveness that makes his tunes feel immediate and very human. Wilson’s warm, high tenor is complemented by a blend of acoustic guitar licks with punchy electric accents and propulsive techno beats. Tracks like the title number (inspired by Josh’s struggle with late-night panic attacks), “Faith Is Not a Feeling” (a perceptive commentary on spiritual maturity), and “Pushing Back the Dark” (an infectious antidote to fear) are uplifting, heartfelt numbers with folk and country underpinnings. “I See God in You” stands out among the ballads for its sensitive portraits of ordinary believers. Wilson combines the spiritual and the personal in “What a Mystery” and “One Safe Soul,” a pair of loving tributes to his wife. Produced with taste by Matt Bronleewe.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Josh Wilson offers confessions, consolations, and celebrations on his sixth Sparrow Records release, Carry Me. The set has the sort of musical panache and incisive lyrical touch that's earned him a loyal following in Christian music. The Texas-born singer/songwriter continues to excel at delivering faith-based themes without resorting to bombast or finger-pointing; there’s an overriding message of love and forgiveness that makes his tunes feel immediate and very human. Wilson’s warm, high tenor is complemented by a blend of acoustic guitar licks with punchy electric accents and propulsive techno beats. Tracks like the title number (inspired by Josh’s struggle with late-night panic attacks), “Faith Is Not a Feeling” (a perceptive commentary on spiritual maturity), and “Pushing Back the Dark” (an infectious antidote to fear) are uplifting, heartfelt numbers with folk and country underpinnings. “I See God in You” stands out among the ballads for its sensitive portraits of ordinary believers. Wilson combines the spiritual and the personal in “What a Mystery” and “One Safe Soul,” a pair of loving tributes to his wife. Produced with taste by Matt Bronleewe.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

Steven4210 ,

Powerful tenor voice

I started loving this powerful tenor voice two albums ago but when I played "I Refuse" at church on bass a few months ago is when I began taking notice of this great Artist's passion of vocal ability. He's a great singer with a smooth voice with great songs that grab you in and then with God's message all wrapped up together makes it hard to resist this album. Definitely a great album and now it makes me extremely curious about his previous works as an Artist. I would suggest this album as it has a great selection if music with great lyrics. Great job Josh!

GraceEnoghForYou ,

Loving It

This was the first album I heard and it gave me my love for these songs

compleated ,

inspired

I own six albums and they never get boring. This is one of my favorites. In every hard time I can turn on Josh Wilson's music and feal better immedietly. He helped to inspire me to write my own songs and poems.

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