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published in the Record Newspaper Western
Australia; April 2007
Music Ministry, part
of Flame Ministries International, released their
latest compilation of original work entitled The
Freedom Album in conjunction with the 17th
annual Flame Congress to enthusiastic reactions
from the audience and Catholic press.
album cover design displays
the image of a train ready to leave a station
inviting everyone to hop on board and take a ride.
The ride is a journey of 12 original tracks
described as "cutting edge" by Eddie Russell the
founding director of Flame Ministries
All the songs are the work of various members of
FMM. The musical style captures several genres from
the rocking and upbeat Rise, to the acoustic
laden Adore to the bluesy The Freedom
tracks include, Above
All Things, You Are the Light, Set My People on Fire and
You Broke the Chains. All of the tracks on this album
will be presented at the launch on the 18th of January
Freedom Album comes strong of the heels of FMM's
successful debut CD My Word the Message.
Harp, a senior director of Flame Ministries International
describes what My Word the Message meant to him, "The
music reached deep in to my soul giving me strength and
great joy. Listening to the CD in my car and room inspired
my praise to God for his love for me and gratitude in my
heart for saving me and giving me hope for the future."
The Freedom Album has no less potential because all
the songs were written with that same message of hope and
freedom given to everyone through Jesus Christ.
working in secular bands,
FMM composer and musician Damien Doherty had a profound
conversion to Christ in 1997 when God called him to leave
that all behind and follow him. Since then Damien has
written a mini musical and composed numerous songs that give
glory to God.
the tracks that Damien wrote on this album is Rise.
explains what lead him to write the song. "I was inspired by
Eddie Russell's preaching on revival fire one night. I was
also frustrated at the complacency and apathy I could see
among young Catholics", says Damien who has served in FMI
for 7 years. "I feel it's the best song that God has
inspired me to write and it's also my favorite."
Damien plays bass guitar and is one of the lead vocalists on
A WYD 08
version of Damien's Rise
by the organising committee of World Youth Day 2008 for the
Western Australian Days in the Diocese video promotions,
and in Sydney it is in the running for the event's theme
million live television
Patrick Carre, music director for FMM while on mission in
Mexico during 2004 was invited by Claravision Catholic TV
Mexico City to perform songs from My Word the
Message. The broadcast reached a live audience of 25
million people from Latin South America to Alaska.
Mexico, Patrick was inspired to write I Long to See Your
Face which appears as track 5 on The Freedom
"After returning late one evening from a healing service, I
was suffering from jetlag and couldn't sleep. Still in awe
of the power of God and what he had done, I picked up a
guitar left for me in the room and started strumming. I
wanted to glorify the Holy Trinity and wrote the first verse
there and then." says Patrick who is also a music producer
with his own recording studio, Rocket Productions.
The Freedom Album can be yours for a donation of only
For further details or to order direct - FreedomAlbum
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