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Under the Waterfall (1995)

Updated: Apr 13

Under the Waterfall is the third studio album by Christian singer - songwriter Cindy Morgan, released in the spring of 1995 by Word Records. The album was produced by Mark Hammond.

The title of the album is taken from the track "Sweet Days of Grace." It is one of the first seven tracks on the album in which its theme is about the sweet embrace of God. Tracks 8 -11's theme is about the pathway of pain and tracks 12 and 13 are on love's refrain. Those three themes make up Under the Waterfall. The gospel-themed lead single and music video "I'll Stand" features CCM recording artist -songwriter Michael W. Smith on the piano.

The album's overall sound is more adult contemporary but still has some of the upbeat pop/R&B sound from her previous releases. Even though she had songs on the Christian CHR chart, Christian AC started to embrace this album, particularly on the songs "Reaching With His Love" and "I Know You." Under the Waterfall climbed up to number 22 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart.

In 1996, Morgan was nominated for a Dove Award for Female Vocalist of the Year.

Track listing

His Sweet Embrace

1. Prelude to Grace (Cindy Morgan) -0:44

2. Sweet Days of Grace (Cindy Morgan, Mark Hammond) -3:59

3. Painted a Rainbow (Cindy Morgan, Mark Hammond, Kip Raines) -5:20

4. Reaching With His Love (Geoff and Becky Thurman, Doyle Tallent) -4:56

5. Golden Rain (Cindy Morgan) -4:24

6. I Know You (Cindy Morgan) -4:38

7. Miracle in the Making (Cindy Morgan) -4:31

Pathway of Pain

8. Delilah (Cindy Morgan, Mark Hammond) -4:06

9. Oh, How the Angels Are Falling (spoken interlude by Bob DeMoss) -0:52

10. Angels Falling (Cindy Morgan, Mark Hammond) -6:01

11. Last Days (Cindy Morgan) -4:06

Love's Refrain

12. I'll Stand (piano by Michael W. Smith) (Cindy Morgan, Mark Hammond,

Tommy Sims) -4:04

13. Love's Sweet Name (Cindy Morgan) -3:35

Radio singles

1995 "I'll Stand" -#13 Christian CHR, #10 Christian AC

1995 "Sweet Days of Grace" -#3 Christian CHR, #2 Christian AC

1995 -1996 "Reaching With His Love" -#22 Christian CHR, #12 Christian AC

1996 "Painted a Rainbow" -#10 Christian CHR

1996 "I Know You" -#5 Christian AC

Previous release: A Reason to Live (1993)

Next release: Listen (1996)

Watch the music video of "I'll Stand" here:

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