Strong collection with two amazing new songs | Posted February 11, 2008
When I first saw the Newsboys was putting out yet another greatest hits album, I thought, why bother? There are too many "greatest hits" albums from artists in the marketplace, recycling old material uncreatively. Well, I'm glad the Newsboys bothered. Compiling sixteen of their greatest hits with the addition of two new songs, this album is not only for die-hard Newsboys fans but for those wanting a sampling of the Newsboys' musical career. Including quirky songs such as "Reality" and "Take Me to Your Leader," the fun VeggieTales Jonah soundtrack song "In the Belly of the Whale," and their worship songs like "He Reigns," the Newsboys create a wonderful collection for those fans who don't own all of their albums.
The two new songs on this album, "I Fought The La..." and "Stay Strong," are also incredible songs that hold their own against the other Newsboys songs that have bested the test of time. "Stay Strong" is a passionate encouragement to stand strong when life seems bleak while "I Fought The La..." begins the album with a captivating start.