This just in from Nick Alexander, aka "The Catholic Weird Al".
Catholic Music - PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
Milford, CT - Top Catholic Songs formally announced today the voting results for the Top Ten Songs for Lent from Catholic Artists. Sean Clive holds on to the #1 spot once again with “Between Here and There” off the album Amazed. Margo B Smith's “Lord Hear My Prayer” and “A Simple Cry”from the band Last Day round out the top three.
George Lower and Gretchen Harris each landed two Top Ten songs. Lower's “Turn My Heart” and “If today” scored the #4 and #6 spots, while Harris earned #5 and #7 for her recordings of the familiar favorites “Take Lord Receive” and “As the Deer Longs”.
Lynn Geyer makes yet another appearance in the Top Ten with her song “I Call To You” coming in at #8. Nick Alexander's “Too Late Have I Loved You” and “See Christ In All Things” from Deacon Chuck Stevens complete the list.
The purpose of this Top Ten list was to honor Catholic artists for their musical and technical achievements in providing Catholics with quality recorded music which is entertaining, edifying, and educational.
According to a poll of the Top Catholic Songs online community, these 10 songs represent the best recorded songs by Catholic musicians for the Season of Lent:
1. Between Here and There / Sean Clive
2. Lord, Hear My Prayer / Margo B Smith
3. A Simple Cry / Last Day
4. Turn My Heart / George Lower
5. Take, Lord, Receive / Gretchen Harris
6. If Today / George Lower
7. As the Deer Longs / Gretchen Harris
8. I Call To You / Lynn Geyer
9. Too Late Have I Loved You / Nick Alexander
10. See Christ in All Things / Deacon Chuck Stevens
To hear and download the Top Ten Songs for Lent by Catholic Artists, and other Top Ten lists, go to: http://www.topcatholicsongs.com/
TopCatholicSongs.com is an online community where Catholics can find music from Catholic artists organized in the popular "Top Ten" style. The lists are dynamically connected to iTunes -- through which any seeker of Catholic music can listen to and download songs, burn CD's, and discover new artists. Go to TopCatholicSongs.com for more information.