Still Believe (Live)
As a member of Jesus Culture, Kim Walker-Smith has emerged as a worship leader of rare power and conviction. On her second solo album, she commands the spotlight at a live concert recorded at the Cascade Theater in Redding, Calif. Backed up by an outstanding band that includes her husband (drummer Skylar Smith), Kim soars into the opening praise anthem “Alive” and sustains the high energy with “Waste It All.” "The King is Here” and a cover of Tim Hughes’ “Yield My Heart” show her flair for Spirit-filled ballads that allow for moments of spontaneous worship. The title track boasts a luminous pop melody and a stirring message of redemption. “Miracle Maker” (first recorded by Delirious?) is transformed into a majestic slow tune before “Healing Oil” wraps up the performance with an exalted note of praise. Throughout, Walker-Smith combines a rock singer’s intensity and dynamics with a high sense of sanctified mission. In the end, Still Believe is a love fest for the Savior, led by one of worship music’s most compelling voices.