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Worship Again (2002)

Updated: Dec 24, 2023

Worship Again is a live album by Christian singer - songwriter Michael W. Smith, released on October 22, 2002 by Reunion Records.

It is Smith's second (and self-produced) album of contemporary worship music, serving as a follow-up to 2001's Worship album, and was recorded live at the Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky on July 19, 2002. Tracks 12-14 are studio cuts including the song and music video "There She Stands." The song is written by Smith and Wes King and serves as a tribute to the people who suffered in the September 11 attacks.

Worship Again topped the Billboard Top Christian Albums and peaked at number 14 on the Top 200 Albums charts. The album won Smith his third Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album at the 46th Grammy Awards. Smith won four Dove Awards for Praise and Worship Album of the Year, Male Vocalist, Artist of the Year and Long Form Music Video of the Year at the 34th GMA Dove Awards. The album was Gold certified in 2003 and Platinum certified in 2009.

Track listing

1. Step by Step/Forever We Will Sing (David "Beaker" Strasser/Michael W. Smith) -6:22

2. You Are the Lord (Michael W. Smith, Debbie Smith) -4:16

3. The Wonderful Cross (Chris Tomlin, Isaac Watts, JD Walt, Jesse Reeves) -6:21

4. Ancient Words (Lynn DeShazo) -4:36)

5. Lord Have Mercy (featuring Sarah McIntosh) (Steve Merkel) -5:15

6. The Sacred Romance (instrumental) (Michael W. Smith) -1:45

7. I Can Hear Your Voice (Michael W. Smith, Whitney Smith) -3:33

8. I Give You My Heart (Reuben Morgan) -3:25

9. There is None Like You (Lenny LeBlanc) -2:09

10. I See You (Rich Mullins) -6:56

11. You are Holy (Prince of Peace) (Marc Imboden, Tammi Rhoton) -6:07

Studio bonus tracks

12. Lord Have Mercy (featuring Amy Grant) -4:25

13. Here I Am to Worship (Tim Hughes) -4:58

14. There She Stands (Michael W. Smith, Wes King) -4:04

Gold certified in 2003.

Platinum certified in 2009.


Grammy Award -Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album (Worship Again)

Dove Award -Male Vocalist of the Year

Artist of the Year

Praise and Worship Album of the Year (Worship Again)

Long Form Music Video of the Year (Worship) (DVD)

Radio singles

2002 "Lord Have Mercy" featuring Amy Grant -#1 R&R Christian Inspo, #9 R&R Christian AC

2003 "Step by Step/Forever We Will Sing (Live)" -#21 Billboard Christian Airplay, #21 Billboard Christian Songs

Previous release: Worship (2001)

Watch the live concert video Worship, filmed on location at the Skyreach Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada:

Watch the music video of "There She Stands" here:

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