Worship leader Kristene DiMarco has released her first live album, Mighty (Jesus Culture Music/Capitol CMG), which is available now. During its first week, DiMarco’s album was the highest selling debut for Jesus Culture Music as a new and developing artist. The album debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart along with a Billboard Top 200 debut and at No. 3 on the Billboard Praise & Worship Albums chart.
Featuring 11 original tracks that were recorded live earlier this year in Redding, California, Mighty, which boldly showcases DiMarco’s powerful lyrics, infectious melodies and her deep love for hymns, is already receiving high praise from the media. Here are a few highlights of what the critics have been saying:
- “This passionate worship album demonstrates DiMarco’s versatile voice, ranging from light and sweet to gutsy, dark, and soulful as each song rises and falls in dynamics and intensity.” – Worship Leader Magazine
- “Lovers of her powerful worship leading will be delighted with what they find here.” – CCM Magazine
- “By layering her own songs over these enduring masterpieces, this live album becomes affectingly powerful.” – Breathecast.com
- “Mighty is overflowing with soaring melodies and passionate worship that will have you singing along to every word.” – NewReleaseToday.com
Along with the release of Mighty, Kristene DiMarco has been featured on Jesus Culture’s album Awakening: Live From Chicago, as well as releasing her own projects Those Who Dream (2008) and Safe Place (2012). DiMarco also wrote and performed “It Is Well,” which was featured on Billboard’s Top 50 Hot Christian Songs chart.
DiMarco has been releasing a series of live music videos from Mighty. You can watch these inspiring and powerful videos below.