SueAnn Shiah

A Liturgy For the Perseverance of the Saints

A Liturgy For the Perseverance of the Saints by SueAnn Shiah
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Christian/GospelFolk Rock
For fans of:Julien Baker, Indelible Grace, Sandra McCracken, Sara Groves, Christopher Miner
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  1. All Creatures of Our God & King
  2. Philippians 1:2-11
  3. The Solid Rock
  4. I Surrender All (All to Jesus)
  5. Philippians 1:19-30
  6. Come Ye Sinners
  7. A Living and Dying Prayer (Rock of Ages)
  8. Give Me Jesus
  9. Were You There
  10. Jude 1:20-25
  11. This is My Father's World
  12. Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus
  13. Psalm 42
  14. Praise to the Lord the Almighty
Description

In her debut album, A Liturgy for the Perseverance of the Saints, SueAnn Shiah reclaims hymns for the modern age of faith, invoking the connection between those who suffer at present with the stories and struggles of the saints and ancestors that have come before. She takes themes and songs from historical Christianity, the Protestant Reformation, combines them with her own experiences in the DIY punk and riot grrrl community, and her lifetime love of female singer-songwriters to produce A Liturgy for the Perseverance of the Saints.

"A Liturgy" is a worship album for this moment in history, for those who have been driven out of the Church because of their race, gender, or sexuality, a testament to the faithfulness of God in persecution, and a balm for those stranded in the wilderness seeking comfort as they exercise perseverance in exile who are ”working out their salvation in fear and trembling”. The boundaries between lamentation and praise find no limit here in the emotional outcry of Shiah's solo and stripped down worship, and it is in the presence of such palpable despair that hope rises from the silence.

Credits

Electric Guitar: SueAnn Shiah

Piano: SueAnn Shiah

Vocals: SueAnn Shiah

Engineered, Produced, and Mixed by: SueAnn Shiah

Mastered by: Trevor Richardson

Album Artwork by: SueAnn Shiah

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Christian/GospelFolk Rock
For fans of:Julien Baker, Indelible Grace, Sandra McCracken, Sara Groves, Christopher Miner
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