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Music Spotlight Tuesday: I Am They- I Am They

Well, after quite a brief hiatus, I am back with Music Spotlight Tuesday.

The break was due to a number of factors, but chiefly because my church Praise Team and Choir now rehearses on Tuesdays- so writing time became rehearsal time.

But, MST is back! Why not start off with a bang?

I Am They is a six-member band hailing from Carson City, Nevada. I want to call them pop, but their sound is not all pop. I want to call them folk, but their sound is not all folk. I want to call them straight ahead praise and worship, but that's not quite their sound either.

I Am They's uniqueness cannot be put into the cubbyhole box of a genre. Their musical versatility embodies elements of several genres. I Am They's debut self-titled album is not your average 10-track project.

The "genre" thing is tough to answer, but there is one truth that cannot be denied: their music is an offering that gives glory to God.

All 10 songs unquestionably celebrate the power and majesty of God.

The first three songs could easily start your day: "We Are Yours," "Awake My Love," and "Your Love is Mine." It is difficult not to dance and sing a long with either of these.

"King of Love" can quickly grow into one of your favorite songs. I believe "King of Love" is the perfect embodiment of I Am They's sound: celebratory, acoustic, rustic, and relevant to the soul.

"Even Me" is slow and introspective. This song magnifies our great God's love is for us. Jesus' love, whether we acknowledge it or not, is the glue to our lives.

"From the Day" is upbeat and racy. "Make A Way" inspires and reminds us to trust God's provision, no matter where we are in life.

I could go on, but better for you to listen to I Am They for yourself.

Your heart, soul, and ears will be well-served if you check out this incredible band. And I highly advise you do just that!


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