The Gospel Album
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About

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’.

Track Listing

Jesu
Trinity
Nhaku Limurr
The Sweetest Name
All God’s Children (Yo Djamarrkuli)
Baptism
Garray Jesu (My Lord)
Hallelujah
Walu (Time)
Saviour
Amazing Grace (with Paul Kelly)
Riyala (There Is A River)

Edition Information

DECCA RECORDS
CD (Jewel Case)

Decca Records
Cat. No. 3526457
6 November 2020

Digital Album (Standard)
Decca Records
Cat. No. 3526456
6 November 2020

Digital Album (Mastered for iTunes)
Decca Records
Cat. No. 3532149
6 November 2020

Recording information

Gurrumul

with
Ben Hauptmann
Tony Floyd
Michael Hohnen
Erkki Veltheim
Paul Kelly

and
Robin Mail
Matthew Cunliffe
Fred Kevorkian

Reviews

“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.