Popular, popular, popular! MercyMe are one of those bands that you either love or hate, and there isn’t much middle ground. They’re known for being big, loud, and Christian rock songs about God and Jesus Christ, and while some people might find that boring, others just can’t get enough of it. MercyMe have been around since 1999, and have put out over 20 albums over the course of their career. This list covers every album they’ve ever released, including singles and EPs.
Formation and early years:
– Singer Bart Milliard met pianist James Phillip Byrson in Lakeland, Florida, after an invitation from his youth minister.
– Both leda praise team on a tripto Europe.
– They both felt a call towork full-time in music.
-They later met the guitarist Michael John Scheuchzer, who joined them, then moved to Nolan city.
In1997,MercyMe moved to Nashville to find a music label.
Almost There, Spoken For and Undone (2001–2004)
The Christmas Sessions and Coming Up to Breathe (2005–2006)
In 2005, MercyMe released a holiday project called The Christmas Sessions, which included a song written by the band members for the project entitled “Christmas Lights,” which became a No. 1 single on Billboard magazine’s Hot Christian Songs chart. The album reached No. 64 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
MercyMe followed up with another holiday project, the studio album Coming Up to Breathe, which was released on October 5, 2006. The album debuted at No. 13 on Billboard”’s Top Heatseekers Albums chart.
All That is Within Me, Coming Up to Breathe: Acoustic and 10 (2007–2009)
MercyMe released their fifth studio album, All That Is Within Me, on November 20, 2007. The album debuted at No. 15 on both the Billboard 200 and the Top Christian Albums charts. It spent six weeks atop the latter chart.
The album contains three singles: “God With Us”, “Finally Home” and “You Reign”. All three songs reached the top three on Billboards Hot Christian Songs chart, while “Finally Home” also hit No. 17 on the adult contemporary chart.
In addition to the aforementioned tracks, the album includes the following:
* “Coming Up to Breathe”: A song written about the death of Michael Jackson.
* “Heavenly Father”: A cover of the hymn “Amazing Grace”.
* “Hallelujah”: A remake of the traditional gospel tune “Will You Be There?”
* “I Believe”: An upbeat pop ballad about faith.
The Generous Mr. Lovewell and The Worship Sessions (2010–2011)
MercyMe’s sixth studio album,, was released on May 4th, 2010. The album itself peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 chart, selling over 60,000 copies in its first week. The album was certified gold by the RIAA on October 13, 2010, denoting shipments of 500,000 units.
In 2011, the band released a worship album that was exclusively sold at Family Christian Bookstores. The Worship Sessions debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Contemporary Albums Chart, behind David Crowder Band’s The Outsiders. The album eventually went platinum, and it became one of the best-selling albums at Family Christian Stores.