I Give Myself Away

Album: Man On The Rocks (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This gospel number was written by worship leader William McDowell, who serves as the lead pastor at Deeper Fellowship Church in Orlando, Florida. McDowell's original version can be heard on his 2009 As We Worship Live album.
  • Oldfield covered the tune for the final track of his Man on the Rocks album. He explained to HMV.com: "You know, I just heard that song by complete accident actually, but I sometimes find that, if I like a song, I want to get involved with it and I just decided to make my own version of it."

    "It wasn't originally going to be on the album, we'd settled on ten tracks, but Stephen (Lipson, co-producer) liked what I'd done with it," he added. "I changed some of the lyrics to make it better represent everyday life, as opposed to being a song of worship that belongs in a church."

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