This is the 10th studio album from multi-platinum selling James Kilbane.
Each song has been carefully selected to celebrate the Year of Faith. The album includes twenty of Kilbane’s finest Christian recordings of some of the most loved hymns and Gospel songs over the past 400 years. Featuring many all-time favourites such as ‘Amazing Grace’, ‘One Day at a Time’ and ‘The Old Rugged Cross’, it also includes brand new recordings including ‘Let us Shine’ – a song for the Year of Faith. The Songs of Faith Collection is a perfect collection of songs for wherever you are in your life and faith journey.
1 Amazing Grace. For the lyrics click here.
2 How Great Thou Art.
3 Lord of all Hopefulness.
4 The Old Rugged Cross.
5 Faith of our Fathers.
6 Hail Redeemer King Divine.
7 Let us Shine. (Song for the Year of Faith)
8 Nearer My God to Thee.
9 Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?
10 Come Follow Me. (The Nazarene Song)
11 Abide With Me.
12 Be Not Afraid.
13 One Day at a Time.
14 Bring Flowers of the Rarest. (Queen of the May) For the lyrics click here.
15 Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus. (The Heavenly Vision)
16 Sweet Heart of Jesus.
17 As I Kneel Before You. For the lyrics click here.
18 Shout to The Lord.
19 What A Friend We Have In Jesus.
20 In the Garden.
James Kilbane was born in London, England in 1970, and in his childhood he returned to the tranquil Achill Island, Mayo, Ireland. James married his teenage love, Christina in 1989 and their family home is on Achill with their teenage children Diana and Daniel.
James in his first 37 years has had an exceptional life to date. From a child, he struggled with learning difficulties, which he overcame and went on to study and earn two qualifications, one in Business and the second a Degree in Heritage studies. However James' singing was his earliest career, started at the age of seven when he gave his first solo performance in his local choir. James then started competing in singing competitions form the age of ten, winning many County titles.
Having been a member of several choirs and bands throughout his teenage years, James eventually became lead singer with his own band "Dollar Brand" until his success in the hit TV show You're A Star. You're A Star is the Irish version of American Idol, Pop Idol or X Factor. In this Irish television series, there were thousands of entrants from Ireland, America and England. After five months of television performances, James with his unique and incredible voice went all the way to the final where week after week he won the hearts of his nation.