1. How Great is Our God – Chris Tomlin
Memorable for: its deeply creative lyrics.
How great is our God
How great is our God
Is our God
2. Lord I Lift Your Name on High – Hillsong
Memorable for: THE HAND MOTIONS which are now seared into your brain.
3. Here I Am to Worship – Tim Hughes
Memorable for: Sounding vaguely like the Dave Matthews Band but with zero references to weed.
4. This is the Air I Breathe – Michael W. Smith
Memorable for: Every lead singer belting this as dramatically as Whitney Houston’s I Will Always Love You.
5. Our God is an Awesome God – Rich Mullins
Remembered for: Referring to Jesus as putting on the ritz.
6. Trading My Sorrows – Israel Houghton
Memorable for: YES LORD YES LORD YES YES LORD (repeat 500 times) (key change) YES LORD YES LORD YES YES LORD (repeat another 500 times)
7. Above All – Lenny LeBlanc
Memorable for: Fashioning gruesome crucifixion details into a catchy chorus.
8. Open The Eyes Of My Heart Lord – John Tesh
Memorable for: mixed anatomical metaphors.
9. We Fall Down – Chris Tomlin
Memorable for: People with their arms lifted literally falling down in the aisles to manifest their spiritual transcendence in getting bruises.
10. Beautiful One – By the Tree
Memorable for: Straddling that is he singing about God or his girlfriend? line.
11. Shout to the Lord – Darlene Zschech
Memorable for: High notes pretty much no one could hit (not that that stopped everyone from trying).
12. The Heart of Worship – Matt Redman
Memorable for: Sounding like a Bryan Adams song, but fewer reference to 69s.
13. Blessed Be Your Name – Matt Redman
Memorable for: Being the song everyone started jumping to.
14. Agnus Dei – Third Day
Memorable for: rhetorical questions. (Are you Lord God Almighty? Probable answer: totes.)
15. Come, Now Is The Time to Worship – Phillips, Craig and Dean
Memorable for: Being aggressively literal; making every 12-year-old crack up because it says Come.
16. Better Is One Day – Matt Redman
Memorable for: Getting the chorus stuck in your head for years at a time.
17. Days of Elijah – Donnie McClurkin
Memorable for: The sick rap breakdown of there is no God like Jehovah.