While they've never admitted to such a goal, Elevation Worship continue to offer a more "contemporary" or maybe even "younger"-sounding alternative to Hillsong United or Bethel Live on their 2014 album. Not only are there drum solos, guitar solos, synth-driven beats, and other slick sounds that are right in line with the arena pop of 2014, but Only King Forever became even more hip when it was offered as a free download by the worship group, a move that didn't keep it from debuting in the Top 40 of Billboard's album chart. Fans rightfully thought that highlights like the title track, "Grace So Glorious," and "Everlasting Father" were worth owning, and with the live set running just under 80 minutes with every epic allowed plenty of room to stretch, this is Elevation's best to date, winning in both the categories of quality and quantity.
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AllMusic Review by David Jeffries