Here is a playlist of great songs by artists that aren’t necessarily to be found ‘leading worship’ in the traditional sense. I love all of these songs and connect to God with them. These are songs from my personal taste (yes, I know there’s no Mumford & Sons or Coldplay!) If you have suggestions of artists, please offer them in the comment section below…

  1. Full Force Gale – Van Morrison (from Into the Music, 1979)
  2. Spirit I Am – Eric Bibb (from Get On Board, 2008)
  3. Magnificent  – U2 (from No Line On The Horizon, 2008)
  4. Hope, Peace & Love – Foy Vance (from Hope, 2007)
  5. O Spirit, Animate Us – Damon Albarn (from Dr. Dee, 2012)
  6. Chicago – Sufjan Stevens (from Illinoise, 2005)
  7. Higher Love – Steve Winwood (from Back In The High Life, 1986)
  8. Thunder – Jessie J (from Alive, 2013)
  9. Further – Longview (from Mercury, 2003)
  10. We Are Broken – Paramore (from Riot!, 2007)
  11. Honest Questions – Daniel Bedingfield (from Gotta Get Thru This, 2002)
  12. Please Forgive My Heart – Bobby Womack (from The Bravest Man in the Universe, 2012)
  13. Flags – Brooke Fraser (from Flags, 2011)
  14. Needed Time – Eric Bibb (from Live at Fip, 2009)
  15. Pilgrim – Eric Clapton (from Pilgrim, 1998)
  16. That Great Day – Jonny Lang (from Turn Around, 2006)
  17. Yahweh – U2 (from How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb, 2004)
  18. This Light Is For The World – The Waterboys (from Universal Hall, 2003)
  19. Gabriel and the Vagabond – Foy Vance (from Hope, 2007)
  20. Holiness – Daniel Bedingfield (from Second First Impression, 2004)
  21. Black & Gold – Sam Sparro (from Sam Sparro, 2008)
  22. You’ve Got the Love – The Source feat. Candi Staton
  23. In Your Light – Gotye (from Making Mirrors, 2011)
  24. Ambulance – Blur (from Think Tank, 2003)
  25. Thank You For Your Love – Antony and the Johnsons (from Swanlights, 2010)
Written by Dave Griffiths // Follow Dave on  Twitter //  Chaos Curb

Dave Griffiths is a singer-songwriter based in Dorset. He leads a small Pentecostal church and is part of a community called Roots. He's married to Jess and has three children. He runs a Facebook group for thinking through faith outside the box called Progressive Church where nothing is taboo.

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