Tenth Avenue North – The light meets The Dark album

Oleh: Tom
April 18, 2011

The Light Meets The Dark The Light Meets The Dark is Tenth Avenue North’s second major label studio album, It come on the heels of their resent Dove Award for Best Song, “By Your Side” from their recent album Over and Underneath (2008). With one listen to The light Meets The Dark, it is obvious Mike Donehey, (lead vocals/acoustic guitar), Jason Jamison (drummer) and Jeff Owen (electric guitar/background vocals), are taking a bold step forward on their musical journey. The album was released on May 11, 2010 by Reunion Records.

On its second week after being released the album became #1 at Billboard charts (Christian Albums). It has stayed on the chart for 31 weeks and is currently at #11, It is estimated that by January 2011 it will be at 10. The album delivered a first single, “Healing Begins” which garnered 43 first-week adds among AC and CHR stations nationwide. The song encourages the listeners to pull down the walls and barriers that shield them so that God may get through them and heal them. The song, “You are more ” encourages listeners and makes them to learn that one is more to the choices that he has made, one is more than their past mistakes and that one is more than the problems they have created and that they have been remade a new. “House of Mirrors” the most powerful song of the album revolves around images of Christians being caught up in their own lives. All in all of the songs in the band’s sophomore release are authentic, heartfelt and confessional, it is all about brokenness , the universality of that brokenness, and how Jesus helps us meets the brokenness.

The album has 11 awesome worship tracks:

  1. Healing Begins (3:57 )
  2. Strong Enough To Save (3:13)
  3. You are More (3:37)
  4. The Truth Is Who You Are (4:26)
  5. All The Pretty Things (4:20)
  6. Any Other Way (3:27)
  7. On And On (3:42)
  8. Hearts safe (A Better Way) (3:32)
  9. House Of Mirrors (4:30)
  10. Empty Hands (5:01)
  11. Oh My Dear (5:35)


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