Tuesday, July 26, 2011

CD Review: I'm All In by Robert Pierre

Robert Pierre, I'm All In

About the Album:
For Robert, I’m All In is more than the name of his third studio album, due July 26th (today) 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.

My Thoughts and Review:
My 18 year old daughter and I enjoyed listening to this CD. Robert Pierre has a pleasant voice and the music is upbeat. I especially love the lyrics. They are insightful and Biblically sound; they focus on God, embrace an eternal perspective, and call us to live for Him. Some of my favorites from this album include I'm All In, Light the Way, Stranger In This Land, and Be Lifted Up. Silent Cry is another great song with a pro-life message. Robert Pierre wrote or helped write all the songs except one. I am quite impressed with this young man's passion for God and his desire to use his gifts for God's glory. He is a recent high school graduate who is heading off to college. I hope he continues standing firm in the faith and being light and salt for Christ. It's always encouraging and refreshing to see young people living purposefully for God. My daughter and Robert Pierre are two great examples :).  Check out this wonderful album!

There are 11 songs in the album:-
1. I'm All In
2. Who R U
3. Light The Way
4. Maker Of The Stars
5. Be Lifted Up
6. Stranger In This Land
7. Silent Cry
8. Sing For Joy
9. Greater Is He
10. Dead To Sin
11. Trust In You

Website: http://robertpierre.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RobertPierreMusic
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0059388YI/ref=dm_sp_alb?ie=UTF8&qid=1310674129&sr=8-1

GIVEAWAY: One of my blog readers will win a copy of this CD. Open to U.S. residents only.
To Enter: "Like" Robert Pierre's Facebook Page. Make sure you leave your email address so that I may contact you if you're selected (randomly) as the winner. Deadline: August 9th at midnight (Pacific time).

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Mel said...

OH I love his voice! Thanks for sharing this with us!


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Juanita W said...

I love the lyrics, the words blessed my spirit, and stirred my heart towards being with Jesus, how marvelous it will be. This song is anointed I am sure. Thank you for writing it. I will have to listen again. Juanita W

Juanita W said...

I live in Salem, Oregon, just celebrated my 72nd birthday, have known the Lord since I was 8 years old, still love Him, and looking forward to meeting Him face to face. In the meantime need to worship, grow, help, give, pray, etc, whatever He says we need to do. Juanita W

Madonna said...

I liked Robert's facebook page. I just found his music through your blog. Thanks so much for sharing.


Madonna said...

following you on GFC. I found your blog a while back through Amy's Meme, then sings my soul saturday's.


Madonna said...

liked your facebook page


csthankful said...

What a gift he has. I so love hearing praises to our loving HEavenly Father. Thanks much for sharing with us. Blessings, Connie sue csthankful(at)midrivers(dot)com

Millardthemk said...

Hey there! I've "liked" the page :) I'd like to enter the contest, please.


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