Blessed Redeemer

Album: Until The Whole World Hears (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • This reinterpretation of the classic religious song features violinist Melodee DeVevo as lead vocalist and includes the group's home congregation from Eagle's Landing First Baptist Church in the Atlanta suburb of McDonough, Georgia. DeVevo told Billboard magazine: "The words were written in the 1920s to that hymn and Mark (Hall) changed the melody to it."

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