Best known as co-founder, lead guitarist, and songwriter of the British worship band Delirious? with Martin Smith, Stu Garrard helped shape the modern worship movement. Famous for culture-shifting songs like Did You Feel the Mountains Tremble and I Could Sing of Your Love Forever, Garrard helped to capture and define worship for an entire generation as Delirious? traveled the world leading millions in worship and even opening for Bon Jovi.
In this episode, John Chisum visits with Stu G around his new release called “The Beatitudes Project,” a full-length record featuring songs Stu co-wrote with industry-leading artists Amy Grant, Audrey Assad, Michael W. Smith, All Sons and Daughters, Joel Houston, and many more. The album is accompanied by a book, Words from the Hill (An Invitation to the Unexpected) released in April by NavPress, and a documentary film, View from the Hill, now in production.
In this episode, John and Stu discussed not only The Beatitudes Project, but great moments in Stu’s career, what it’s like to co-write with amazing artists, and offered songwriting advice to aspiring writers.
About Stugiology Music: Stugiology Music is a record label formed by Stu Garrard, who is perhaps best-known as the guitarist / songwriter for the RIAA Certified Gold-selling, GRAMMY-nominated and Dove Award-winning British band Delirious?. He is also a founding member of One Sonic Society (although no longer with the band) and recorded and released his first solo project in 2013, Of Burdens, Birds, and Stars. When not touring with Michael W. Smith or adding his sonic paint to Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, Meredith Andrews, All Sons & Daughters, Amy Grant and many others’ recordings, Garrard is writing, recording, speaking, leading worship and working with JHS on a custom line of guitar pedals. He lives in Nashville with his wife Karen. For all the latest Stu Garrard news and tour information, go to www.stugworld.com.
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