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Giants in the Land (1985)

Updated: May 30


Giants in the Land is the fourth studio album by Christian singer - songwriter Wayne Watson. Released in the fall of 1985, it is Watson's first album on Word Records' DaySpring label. The album was produced by Watson and Scott Hendricks. With a fresh new sound (and a fresh new look), Giants in the Land produced five Top 10 hits with three of those tracks going Top 5 on the Christian radio charts: "Lookin' Out for Number One," "Peace That Passes Understanding" and "Somewhere in the World." The album reached number 13 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart in mid-1986. In 1987, Watson earned a Dove Award nomination for Male Vocalist of the Year.


Track listing


1. The Narrow Way (Billy Simon, Justin Peters) -4:06

2. Lookin' Out for Number One (Wayne Watson) -3:10

3. Heart of Hearts (Billy Crockett, Russ Hollingsworth) -3:54

4. Peace That Passes Understanding (Wayne Watson, Claire Cloninger) -4:03

5. Somewhere in the World (Wayne Watson) -3:27

6. Giants in the Land (Wayne Watson) -4:15

7. Born in Zion (Gary Driskell, Mike Hudson) -4:22

8. Look Me in the Heart (Wayne Watson) -3:16

9. Changed In a Moment (Wayne Watson) -3:07

10. Holiness (Wayne Watson) -3:52


Radio singles

1985 -1986 "Lookin' Out for Number One" -#4 Christian AC

1986 "Peace That Passes Understanding" -#12 Christian CHR, #3 Christian AC

1986 "Giants in the Land" -#10 Christian CHR

1986 "Somewhere in the World" -#18 Christian CHR, #3 Christian AC

1986 "Born in Zion" -#8 Christian AC


Previous release: Man in the Middle (1984)


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