Welcome to the New  (Fairtrade Services)
by MercyMe

FOR FANS OF: Casting Crowns, Steven Curtis
Rating: 4 Stars

When you’ve achieved success like Mercy Me, there’s not much left to prove. Instead, they decided to have some fun. Along the way, wouldn’t you know that they’d get even better! The band plows through jazzinfluenced songs such as the title track, and Millard’s voice finds a new soulful depth on “Wishful Thinking.” With a lightness that has been absent from some of their more recent work, “The New” reflects a healthier, happier state for the band and for the guys as husbands and fathers. Their finest work to date.
– Grace S. Aspinwall

WE LIKE: “Wishful Thinking”

About The Author

Grace Aspinwall

Grace Cartwright Aspinwall has been involved in the music industry since the age of sixteen, when she became the street team director for Crosseyed Concerts. She also completed a six month internship with Innerstar Studios, a booking agency for hard rock Christian acts. In 2006, Grace took a position with Christian Music Planet magazine as a freelance music critic, offering her a way to influence the music world through writing. When the magazine went online in 2006, she was given a freelance position at CCM magazine.