March 15, 1999 / Circulation: 105! CELEBRATING TWO YEARS OF THE CCM DL LIST!!
In this issue: • Notes of All Sorts • Top This! • 1999 CCM DL Con-TEST! • Review of Lucent • La Rue • Responses to TELL ME • TELL ME "Every day is New Year's Day." -Carolyn Arends
CCM Discussion List - Vol. III, No. 10
Yay! Thanks to all of you for sending in your reviews, comments, and quotes to CCM DL! Without you, I would not have this list. Don't forget to take the test I created; you *could* win the CD of your choice. Details are below! -Allison, The Editor :-)
Remember Sonic Flood, CCM DL's Prayer Artist of March. Visit their website at: http://www.gotee.com/artists/sonicflood.cfm
CAEDMON'S CALL INFO: On April 6, between 7 & 10 p.m., and April 7, between 9 & 11 p.m., you can hear the new Caedmon's Call CD 40 Acres, plus you can see exclusive interviews, photos, concert dates, and more! Just go to http://www.musicforce.com. You can go to: http://www.essentialrecords.com/shout/ and tell them what you think of the new records!
#1 Adult Contemporary Single-- Watermark's "Take Me There" / Wk. #1
#1 CHR Single -- Sonic Flood's "I Want to Know You" / Wk. #1 [NOTE: Excellent song!!]
#1 Inspirational Single -- Kathy Troccoli's "A Different Road" /Wk. #2
#1 Christian Retail Top-Selling Album -- CHASE THE SUN, The Supertones | Wk. #2
#1 Mainstream Retail Top-Selling Album -- THE NU NATION PROJECT, Kirk Franklin
(info from www.ccmcom.com)
NOTE: Information for Inspirational and CHR singles was mixed up this week at CCM's website. The information printed here is different, but should be correct.
The CCM DL Con-TEST is both more simple and tricky this year. There were 100 questions on the test last year, while this year there are only thirty-three! A lot more are multiple choice. But BEWARE! You have to answer some questions with the wrong answer. Rules are explained in detail on the page. The person with the highest score wins a CD! Go to this URL: http://members.tripod.com/~allisoncm/ccmdl/1999ccmdl-contest.html
If you take the test before April 15th 1999, you get three extra credit points! Deadline to enter, however, is May 1, 1999.
The album open with a cool track called "Anointing." There are a couple good, quiet songs on the album called "Wind of Glory" and "Next to You", but pretty much of the rest of the album features great rockin' tunes glorifying the name of Christ. To learn more or to order the project, go to: http://welcome.to/lucent To order their project, you can also e-mail: Lucentweb@aol.com
Brother-and-sister-act Natalie (15) and Phillip (17) LaRue of the new group, LaRue signed a multi-album recording contract with Reunion Records. They're working with Rick Elias for their producer and should release their first project in the summer of 1999.
A. How do you feel about secular companies owning Christian record/distribution/booking companies.
[Christina S.] doesn't bother me any, doesn't make the artist or company any less Christian. As long as the christian company/artist doesn't compromise what they believe in order to satisfy the secular company.
B. If DC Talk, Nichole Nordeman, and Sixpence None the Richer were in concert the same night, who would you go see?
[Christina S.] dctalk baby!! don't like nichole nordeman... and sixpence really only has like 2 songs I like... so it's dctalk all the way. Actually, I will be seeing them on april 30th cause my sis got us backstage passes, so that's gonna be awesome!
A. What do you think is the best Christian album that you could use in witnessing to your un-saved friends?
B. What do you think is the best Christian album that you could use in witnessing to your Christian friends?
*if you have a TELL-ME question, e-mail Allison with it at: email@example.com