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Find It On the Wings (1994)

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Find It On the Wings is the 14th studio album by Christian singer Sandi Patty, released on October 25, 1994 by Word Records.

It is the first album on which the singer uses her real last name "Patty," and she continues to use it on future releases. Patty collaborated with producer Phil Ramone (Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin) and songwriters Burt Bacharach and Will Jennings on the track "If I Want To," while her long-time producer Greg Nelson produced the rest of the album. Patty also sings a duet with R&B singer Peabo Bryson on the gospel track "Make It 'til Tomorrow." CCM singer/songwriter Cindy Morgan contributed the song "When I Heal." Producer Nelson and songwriter Bob Farrell wrote three songs together. A music video was made for the lead single "Carry On," written by Farrell and Michael W. Smith.

Find It On the Wings peaked at number 3 on the Top Christian Albums and made her first appearance on the Billboard Heatseekers Album chart at number 33. In 1995, Patty won a Dove Award for Inspirational Album of the Year at the 26th GMA Dove Awards and in 1996 was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album at the 38th Grammy Awards.

Track listing

1. Find It On the Wings (Tommy Sims, Bob Farrell) -4:27

2. Holy Lord/Carry On (Michael W. Smith. Bob Farrell) -6:21

3. Make It 'til Tomorrow (duet with Peabo Bryson) (Greg Nelson, Bob Farrell, Bruce

Martin) -4:13

4. When I Heal (Cindy Morgan) -5:38

5. Where the Nails Were (Gary Driskell, Marty Hennis) -4:56

6. Build My World Around You (Grant Cunningham, Matt Huesmann) -3:38

7. If I Want To (Burt Bacharach, Will Jennings) -4:09

8. Safe Habour (Greg Nelson, Bob Farrell) -5:19

9. God is Walking Me Through (Bob Farrell, Shane Keister, Cheryl Rogers) -3:57

10. Through the Eyes of a Child (Greg Nelson, Bob Farrell) -5:08

11. Imagine (How God Can Sing) (John Barlow Jarvis, Phil McHugh) -2:33

Production credits

Greg Nelson -producer (tracks 1 -6, 8 -11)

Phil Ramone -producer (track 7)


Dove Awards -Inspirational Album of the Year (Find It on the Wings)

Radio singles

1994 - 1995 "Carry On" -#3 Christian AC

1995 "Find It on the Wings" -#6 Christian AC

1995 "Build My World Around You" -#4 Christian AC

Previous release: Le Voyage (1993)

Watch the music video of "Carry On" here:

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