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Count the Cost (1983)

Updated: Jul 4

Count the Cost is the fifth studio album by Christian singer -songwriter David Meece, released in 1983 on Myrrh Records. It is Meece's first studio album in three years and the album is more contemporary pop with some uptempo songs. The song "Falling Down" is based on a sonata by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Meece co-wrote the first single "And You Know It's Right" with fellow singer -songwriter Michael W. Smith and producer Brown Bannister. Count the Cost climbed to number 6 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart.

Track listing

All songs were written by David Meece, except where noted.

1. Gloria -3:59

2. Making My Life Brand New -4:19

3. Falling Down -3:00

4. Pressing On -3:50

5. Some People They Never Believe -3:23

6. Count the Cost (John Thompson, Randy Scruggs) -2:52

7. I Don't Know What I'd Do Without You -5:13

8. Today Is the Day -3:31

9. And You Know It's Right (David Meece, Michael W. Smith, Brown Bannister)


10. Replace It With Your Love -4:01

Radio singles

1983 "And You Know It's Right" -#3 Christian AC/CHR

1983 -1984 "I Don't Know What I'd Do Without You" -#20 Christian AC/CHR

Previous release: Front Row (1982)

Next release: 7 (1985)

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