The Fifth Studio Christmas Album from the Multi-Platinum Selling Worship Collective Features Contemporary Blend of Original and Traditional Holiday Classics Set for Release October 20
LOS ANGELES (September 15, 2017) — Today, the influential worship band behind the fastest growing single in church history (“What A Beautiful Name”), Hillsong Worship, announced their new Christmas album The Peace Project, the first from them in nearly five years. Still tracking an estimated 50 million people singing their catalogue of songs worldwide each week, Hillsong Worship’s 12-track Christmas collection will release Oct. 20th, 2017 on iTunes, Spotify and anywhere else music is digitally sold. In addition, the album pre-order will launch on Oct. 6 offering eager fans an instant gratis track.
Timely titled The Peace Project, the holiday collection presents a fresh collaboration of renown Hillsong talent such as Young & Free frontman Aodhan King, UNITED’s Taya Smith and Worship’s Brooke Ligertwood, among others. The album features seven new, original songs including “Prince of Heaven,” “Seasons,” and “Peace Upon The Earth” along with new arrangements of five of the most beloved Christmas classics like “Hark,” “O Holy Night” and “Joy To The World.”
Hillsong Worship’s Brooke Ligertwood said about The Peace Project, “As recipients of reconciliation, we now carry the outrageous and holy responsibility of propagating this kind of peace in our broken world: Peace that is active, justice that is presenced, the Kingdom of God in our midst.”
The Peace Project Track Listing:
1. Joy to the World
4. Prince of Heaven
5. O Come All Ye Faithful
7. When I Think Upon Christmas
8. Silent Night (with Saviour King)
10. Theme of the Eastern Star
11. O Holy Night
12. Peace Upon the Earth
About Hillsong Worship:
With a catalog sung by an estimated 50 million people worldwide each week, Hillsong Worship is passionate about equipping and mobilizing believers everywhere with Christ-centered songs of God-glorifying worship for the building of the Church. For almost three decades Hillsong Worship has served people across nations and generations, travelling the world leading diverse expressions of the Church in the worship of Jesus. By God’s grace its “local church” worship songs such as “Shout To The Lord,” “Mighty To Save,” “Hosanna,” “Cornerstone,” “Forever Reign,” “Broken Vessels” and “This I Believe (The Creed)” have become the songs of churches all over the globe, in addition to finding a place in the personal devotion of individual believers everywhere. Their latest, Let There Be Light and What A Beautiful Name, EP is available now.