What I Was Made For [11 Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Jared Johnson
Groovy contemporary rock group Big Daddy Weave stick to a well-worn path on What I Was Made For, a straightforward collection of modern praise anthems. The quintet's peppy, uptempo rock isn't more than a stone's throw away from the likes of Steven Curtis Chapman, Casting Crowns, and MercyMe. But where those artists may occasionally attempt to address issues like social pressure or sexual transgressions, Big Daddy Weave keep things light and buoyant. Considering the album came during what critics dubbed "the year of the worship album," the boys seemed to make a refreshing name for themselves by plowing ahead with their free-spirited rock rather than reverting to an ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jared Johnson
Groovy contemporary rock group Big Daddy Weave stick to a well-worn path on What I Was Made For, a straightforward collection of modern praise anthems. The quintet's peppy, uptempo rock isn't more than a stone's throw away from the likes of Steven Curtis Chapman, Casting Crowns, and MercyMe. But where those artists may occasionally attempt to address issues like social pressure or sexual transgressions, Big Daddy Weave keep things light and buoyant. Considering the album came during what critics dubbed "the year of the worship album," the boys seemed to make a refreshing name for themselves by plowing ahead with their free-spirited rock rather than reverting to an unplugged sound like Jars of Clay's Redemption Songs. A solid rhythm section and easily digestible guitar licks put meat on the bones where lyrics for the most part remain quite thin. The grooves are strongest on later tracks like "Killing Me Again" and "Give Up, Let Go." The singalong duet "You're Worthy of My Praise," featuring BarlowGirl, was a number one Christian hit.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2005
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 679143006721
  • Catalog Number: 430067
  • Sales rank: 377,792

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Big Daddy Weave Primary Artist
Jeff Jones Drums
Otto Price Track Performer
Jeff Roach Piano, Keyboards, Musician
Ken Lewis Percussion
BarlowGirl Vocals
Mike Weaver Vocals
Jeremy Redmon Guitar, Keyboards
Joe Shirk Keyboards, Saxophone
Jay Weaver Bass Guitar
Anna Redmon Background Vocals
Technical Credits
David Davidson String Arrangements
Jim Dineen Engineer, Percussion Engineer
Robert Hawkins Digital Editing
Otto Price Arranger, Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
Shane D. Wilson Engineer
David Ruis Composer
Brad Blackwood Mastering
Bobby Shin Engineer
Susan Riley Executive Producer
Mike Weaver Audio Production
Jeremy Redmon Composer, Programming, Producer, Engineer, overdub engineer, Audio Production
Rob Hawkins Digital Editing
Tony High Audio Production
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