I was so thrilled to get the opportunity to review the CD for Kutless new album Alpha / Omega. My husband was a fan of theirs for years as he loved their hard rock sound. I became more of a fan when they started pulling more worship into the mix. With this album we are both hooked.
For those of you who may be new to Kutless here is a little bit about them.
Since signing to BEC Recordings in 2001, Kutless has transformed from a new rock band to a staple artist in the industry that has multi-format, top-charting hits, sold millions of records and more than eight million streams. Launched by original members Jon Micah Sumrall (lead vocals) and guitarist James Mead, the band formed first as a modern rock/worship band at Warner Pacific College in Portland in 2000. Kutless has two RIAA Gold-selling albums for Strong Tower and Live from Portland. The band has had 12 No. 1 radio singles across all formats including their major hits “Strong Tower,” “What Faith Can Do”and “Carry Me To The Cross.”
After more than 15 years together and reaching fans around the world, Kutless continues to be focused on sharing the Gospel with a younger generation that is searching for answers.
“We really believe that music can make a difference in people’s lives,” shares Jon Micah
Sumrall. “Music is an incredibly powerful tool that can break down walls and allow us to
communicate a message of hope to people who may not listen otherwise. We are still recording and performing because we really do believe it makes a difference. We hear stories all the time from people who share with us how a concert or a song has radically impacted their life, and it’s these types of testimonies that keep us going year after year.”
In 2012, Kutless formed EOTA Ministries (End of The Age) to expand their evangelistic outreach around the globe. EOTA is the non-profit arm that aids Kutless in hosting large, free outreach concerts and events. In 2015, they partnered with other organizations to bring concerts to Kiev, Ukraine and other cities for six events – the largest of their kind in that country. The next year, Kutless returned to 11 cities in Ukraine as well as in Belarus, a communist country, where more than 100,000 heard the Gospel and over 40,000 commitments to Christ.
With their upcoming album ALPHA / OMEGA, Kutless has created a collection of rock and worship songs of both original and cover tracks that are true to who the band has been for the last 17 years. They wanted to create a project that would engage the Christian community and have the greatest impact. The songs are true to who the band is at their core – rock and worship. ALPHA / OMEGA features a new version of “Strong Tower” as well as the debut radio single “King of My Heart.”
In my opinion this will be an album that I will play over and over and over again as it has exactly what I am looking for. Good, praise and worship. The sound is awesome and fresh. You want to just lose yourself in the music as you close your eyes and throw your hands up and just worship right along with them.
I’m so appreciative of their ministry and their heart for God which flows through this cd. It’s an awesome addition to worship. I love that you can actually hear the edginess of their sound come through without it being too overwhelming. It’s straight up good music. Uplifting and full of the Spirit.
As far as a favorite song. It’s really hard for me to pick as they are all so good. But I am a bit partial to Strong Tower. It’s been a great song over the years and one we have sang often. The other is Your Great Name which again I heard many years ago and just fell in love with.
I suggest you check it out and purchase the album which you can do that here or by clicking the image of the album above.
To see a video of King of My Heart you can click here or watch below.
I hope you all will head over and check it out as I think you will be very blessed by this album. I’m looking forward to more by them.
“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing a sample of this product. Opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.