Brentwood, TN (September 13, 2019)
Better Word, Leeland‘s first-ever full-length live album, released today. The 12-song worship experience was captured earlier this year during a gathering of fellow worshipers at Christ For The Nations (CFN) in Dallas.
The GRAMMY®-nominated group is comprised of founding frontman Leeland Mooring and fellow singer, songwriter, and worship leader Casey Moore. Beginning to record Better Word, their eighth career project, Mooring shares, “We usually don’t start seeing a theme emerge until we’re in that mode of finishing songs, but right in the thick of Better Word, we found that all of these songs weren’t trying to be anything. They were simple, easy to sing, and the lyrical themes were either about Jesus and His goodness, or songs of faith that challenge us to lift our eyes off of our circumstances and onto the face of Jesus. I really feel like it’s a returning back to the things Leeland did at first.”
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As young veterans in the world of modern worship music, Better Word is bound to further cement Leeland as a primary musical leader in the world’s progressing modern worship music movement. But for Mooring, worship is much more than a lyric, or a song, or even the gathering and singing.
“Worship is a combination of alone time with Jesus that is planned, and the not-so-planned moments—all of the in-between times in the day when I’m reminding myself to fix my heart and mind on Him,” he explains. “It’s incredible how fast singing, saying, and thinking on Him so quickly changes my attitude and perspective.”