The Gospel Album is Gurrumul’s third studio album. It is a uniquely Indigenous approach to gospel music, combining new original hymns and reworkings of the Methodist gospel songs from his home on Elcho Island, Northern Territory. The album was the winner of the Best World Album category at the 2015 ARIA awards, and album includes a duet with fellow Australian singer/songwriter Paul Kelly on the much-loved hymn ‘Amazing Grace’.
The Sweetest Name
All God’s Children (Yo Djamarrkuli)
Garray Jesu (My Lord)
Riyala (There Is A River)
Amazing Grace (feat. Paul Kelly)
White Vinyl 2-LP Set
2021 Reissue on Decca Records
Cat. No. 3526458
26 March 2021
“Music has the power to transcend all physical, emotional and spiritual boundaries, and ‘The Gospel Album’ preaches this on every song.” The Brag, 2015.
“This music radiates peace and calm, and Gurrumul’s native Yolngu language allows the full emotion to come through.” Readings, 2015.