A New Hallelujah

Album: A New Hallelujah (2008)
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  • This worship song was penned by Smith together with his wife Debbie and worship writer Paul Baloche ("Above All," "Open the Eyes of My Heart").
  • On this track Smith is backed by The African Children's Choir.
  • The A New Hallelujah album was recorded live in June 2008 before 12,000 people at the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.
  • This won the 2009 Dove Award for Best Inspirational Recorded Song.
  • Smith paid tribute to the song's co-writer Paul Baloche in a press release. "Paul Baloche is one of the most gifted writers I know. He is an absolute joy to be with and his talent is immense. I've heard his songs performed literally all over the world. But most of all, I have been so blessed beyond measure to have been led by Paul in worship. Maybe one word to sum it up to describe my dear friend? – 'Authenticity,' which I believe the church and the world are starving for."
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