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Reuben Morgan is a worship leader, music pastor, and songwriter at the Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia. He is well known for such songs as 'Eagles Wings', 'Hear Our Praises', 'I Give You My Heart', 'My Redeemer Lives' and 'Touching Heaven, Changing Earth'.Read More...
In 1999, Morgan and Marty Sampson formed "United Live". Darlene Zschech, the worship pastor of Hillsong (1995-2007), had suggested to Morgan that they make an album with the youth worship team and, in 1999, they made their debut album called Everyday with Morgan and Sampson leading the team. Morgan continued to make four more albums with United Live until 2002. He decided that it was time for him to leave the group and pass the torch on to the next generation. His last album with Hillsong United, for the band name changed when he left, was To the Ends of the Earth. Replacing him as a worship leader of Hillsong United was Joel Houston, the son of the senior pastor of Hillsong, Brian Houston.
In 2005, Morgan signed with Rocketown Records, owned by Michael W. Smith. The company released his debut album in the United States, but four of the original songs were removed in favour of cover versions of Hillsong songs written by Morgan. In addition, the remaining songs were remixed and the resulting songs had a heavier feel when compared to the softer adult contemporary-style originals.
Morgan has toured extensively around the United States, Canada and Europe. His latest album, Everyone, contains Morgan's personal interpretation of his music and was mostly written in the previous 18 months, recorded in a big sounding, studio worship version without the congregational elements of live worship. Mainly featuring covers of previously released Hillsong songs written by Morgan, it was released in Australia on 2 October 2006.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- My Redeemer Lives - 43,108 plays
- For All You've Done - 39,092 plays
- Hear Our Praises - 31,533 plays
- My Redeemer Lives (Reuben Morgan) - 25,309 plays
- What The Lord Has Done In Me - 24,776 plays
- I Give You My Heart - 22,241 plays
- Touching Heaven, Changing Earth - 17,709 plays
- Eagles Wings - 13,864 plays
- You Said - 12,375 plays
- This Is How We Overcome - 10,453 plays