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This Moment (album)

This Moment
Steven Curtis Chapman
Released October 23, 2007
Genre CCM, Rock, pop, Pop Rock
Length 47:13
Label Sparrow Records
Steven Curtis Chapman chronology

Musical Blessings
(2006)
This Moment
(2007)
Beauty Will Rise
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Jesus Freak Hideout 4/5 stars [2]
Patrol Magazine (5.9/10) [3]

This Moment is an album from Christian singer Steven Curtis Chapman. It was released on October 23, 2007 through Sparrow Records.[4] "Cinderella" as released as a radio single and became popular in the United States, charting in the Top 10 on Christian Radio. Other radio singles were "Yours", which became a #1 single, and "Miracle of the Moment", which charted in the Top 10.

A Special Edition was released later, featuring acoustic versions of four of the songs of the album.[5]

Track listing

Album release
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Miracle of the Moment"  Matt Bronlewee, Steven Curtis Chapman 3:28
2. "Broken"  Chapman 3:34
3. "Cinderella"  Chapman 4:25
4. "Yours"  Chapman, Jonas Myrin 6:39
5. "Something Crazy"  Bronleewe, Chapman 3:38
6. "Children of God" (featuring Caleb Chapman)Chapman 4:12
7. "One Heartbeat at a Time"  Chapman 4:04
8. "My Surrender"  Bronleewe, Chapman 3:24
9. "You Are Being Loved"  Chapman 5:25
10. "Definition of Me"  Chapman 3:25
11. "With One Voice"  Chapman, Matt Redman 4:58
Total length:
47:13

Critical Reception

This Moment was well received by critics. Jared Johnson, of AllMusic, gave the album 3.5 out of 5 stars and wrote "You get the feeling that the man with the most Dove Awards in the history of the Gospel Music Association could write this stuff in his sleep. He's that good, and the tunes are that well done."[6] John DiBiase, of Jesus Freak Hideout, gave the album 4 out of 5 stars calling it "a relevant and inspiring album that proves Steven Curtis Chapman still has plenty to offer the world of music twenty years after his debut."[7]

Chart performance

This Moment peaked at #47 on Billboard's Digital Albums. The songs "Cinderella" and "Miracle of the Moment" both peaked at #4 on Billboard Christian Songs.[8]

Awards

In 2009, the song "Cinderella" was nominated for two Dove Awards: Song of the Year and Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year, at the 40th GMA Dove Awards.[9]

This Moment
Steven Curtis Chapman
Released May 27, 2008
Genre CCM, Rock, pop, Pop Rock
Label Sparrow Records

This Moment: Cinderella Edition

On May 27, 2008, Sparrow Records released This Moment: Cinderella Edition. This edition featured four additional tracks, including the acoustic version of the hit single "Cinderella". This version gained notoriety for being released days after the death of Chapman's youngest daughter, Maria Sue, who was one of the inspirations behind the song. The studio claims that there were plans for this edition a month before the accident.[10]

References

External links

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