Ian Yates

For fans of:Hillsong United, Phil Wickham, Paper Route, Urban Rescue, 1975

Ian is a Christian singer/songwriter/musician from Liverpool UK, passionate about sharing the good news of Jesus Christ with everyone. He is married to Kate and leads musical worship at their home church, Bootle Elim. His highly acclaimed first album 'The Hope and The Glory’ was released in Spring 2010. Cross Rhythms (Tony Cummings) called it "an epic album". M-Brio Music said "it will challenge, inspire and engage you". His second album 'Good News' also received rave reviews and gained Ian a wider audience. Tony Cummings (Cross Rhythms) - 10/10 “Rich, deep, sonically satisfying worship music”

“One of the finest worship albums to emanate the British Church” Christian Marketplace July 2012

4.5/5 “Ian's sublime and unique style cleverly mixes sounds to produce a diverse album full of creativeness” Dave Wood (Louderthanthemusic.com)

4/5 “The project serves as a means of motivation and restoration while tastefully expanding the boundaries of typical modern worship”. Andy Argyakis (Christianity Today) USA

“Yates sets himself apart by with a rough-edged vocal style and willingness to push against the worship genre's boundaries” Itunes USA Official review

Ian is also part of Elim Sound, an exciting initiative that seeks to inspire, create and equip worship leaders and teams within the Elim movement of churches through networking and resourcing.