Monday, July 25, 2011

Robert Pierre CD review and GIVEAWAY

I've been a fan of Christian music for years.  I have a huge collection of music dating back years, even records and cassettes, so when I was asked to review a new Christian music CD I was excited at the opportunity.  I'm All in is the new release by Robert Pierre set to release on July 26.



What did I think?  I'm getting a little older these days.  I very much enjoyed the lyrics, but a few songs sounded very much the same to me musically, although the lyrics were very deep and definitely made up for my disappointment in the couple of the songs sounding alike.  It was a CD I enjoyed listening to, but unlike many of my other CDs, this one will find itself being listened to once through and then being switched out for another CD.  That said, I know I'll be listening to this CD quite a bit, just not on constant repeat like I do with some of my favorites.  (I think again my age is showing not only in musical styles but that I listen to CDs and not MP3s!)

My two favorite songs are "Who R U" and "Greater is He".  "I'm All In" is a catchy tune and I have found myself humming it, but I enjoyed some of the other songs more than this one.  The lyrics are amazing in this CD.  In my opinion, it's worth buying for the lyrics even if the pop music style isn't your favorite.  I could actually picture a couple of these songs being used in a worship service at church. 

I know this CD will be played quite a bit by me.   If you enjoy Christian pop music, this is a MUST have for your collection, in my opinion.  Of course, I think most Christians would enjoy the lyrics and I recommend it for that alone. 

I hope to hear more from Robert Pierre in the future.  I know I would buy a future album just based on the quality of this one!

Want to go ahead and purchase it? You can do so at Amazon: I'm All In

More information on this album:

For Robert, I’m All In is more than the name of his third studio album, due July 26 from thinkaboutit records. It has become Robert’s life motto as he responds to God’s calling to live fully committed to Him. In addition to writing and recording I’m All In and playing on a summer tour, Robert also leads regular Sunday morning worship at his 800-member Orlando, FL church. And he’s done it all as a high school senior.


“All of the songs have something to do with things I was going through my senior year,” Robert said of I’m All In, “preparing to say goodbye to friends and not really knowing what would come next, but finding comfort and peace in the Lord’s plan for my life. The Bible talks about how the eyes of the Lord are searching to and fro throughout the earth, searching for someone whose heart is wholly His, someone He can strongly support. This CD is me saying, ‘I’m all in.’”

Creating I’m All In was a powerfully personal experience for Robert, who teamed with veteran songwriter Jason Ingram (Tenth Avenue North, Sanctus Real, Bebo Norman) and legendary producer Matt Bronleewe (Jars of Clay, Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman) on the album. The result is a collection of songs that enthusiastically and energetically worship God while wrestling with what it means to be a Christian in a world full of difficulty and joy, anxiety and excitement.

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mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I
only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.
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And now for the giveaway:

U.S. only, please.  Ends August 2nd at 11:59 pm Eastern.  Please leave a separate comment for each entry as well as a way to contact you if you are the winner.  Winner has 48 hours to respond to the winning e-mail or an alternate will be chosen.

Mandatory entry:

Just say "I want to win!" 


Additional entries:

Visit Robert Pierre's website and tell me something you learned: http://robertpierre.com/

Like Robert Pierre on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/RobertPierreMusic

Follow Robert Pierre on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/#!/robert_pierre

Follow me Google Friend Connect

Tweet This: (This can be done daily)
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    Robertʼs ability to turn listeners into active participants is a rare gift for this artist who is mature beyond his years. Some of this is likely due to Robertʼs weekly residency as worship director at Harvest Bible Church Orlando

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