This newly released acoustic rendition of Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me by CityAlight demonstrates that meaningful lyrics in the form of good poetry, served by a well suited melody singable by male and female voices make for a good congregational song. Key changes, ridiculously wide musical ranges, fragments of ill-expressed metaphors, and …

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I featured Yet Not I, But Through Christ In Me when Selah covered it on their album Firm Foundation, without realising it was from CityAlight. Or that I’d never featured CityAlight’s original on this blog. We sang it for the first time at MGPC today, and like so much of CityAlight’s material it is fresh, …

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How better to start Sunday Songs for 2020 that to feature a new song from CityAlight that features national treasure Colin Buchanan? Jesus, Strong And Kind is a very simple, slow-paced song that features the faithful lyrics and (corporately) singable melody that is expected from these sources. The lyrics: 1. Jesus said That if I …

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