“The voice of the Lord is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the Lord is upon many waters. The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is full of majesty.”
Psalm 29, recorded by the David/Asaph Project. Released in 2001 on the Psalmody album. Duration is 3:17.
Produced by John Piper
Musical composition by David Albracht
Recorded at 2nd Floor Studios, Dallas, Texas.
Engineered by John Piper
Mixed at Piper Projects by John Piper
Mastered by Ed Johnson
Recorded and Mixed on the Paris 24 bit DAW
Bass – Lou Harlas
Drums – Harrell Bosarge
Harmony Vocals – Jeanie Perkins
Percussion – John Bryant
Piano, Synthesizer – Ken Boome
Vocals – David Albracht
Image above: Stormy-Sea
Psalm 29, the tenth track on the Psalmody album, was recorded by the David/Asaph Project at 2nd Floor Studios in Dallas, Texas, in the year 2000. This song features the text of the KJV translation set to new music. Song duration is 3:17.
If a mighty thunderstorm and flood could be described in a “sweet” way, then Psalm 29 seems to do so. The lovely voice of Jeannie Perkins mixed with the expressive piano of Ken Boome bring out the celebratory message of the Lord giving strength and blessings of peace unto his people, even in the midst of his mighty and awesome displays of nature.
C.H. Spurgeon's Comments on the text of Psalm 29
It seems to be the general opinion of modern annotators, that this Psalm is meant to express the glory of God as heard in the pealing thunder, and seen in the equinoctial tornado. Just as the eighth Psalm is to be read by moonlight, when the stars are bright, as the nineteenth needs the rays of the rising sun to bring out its beauty, so this can be best rehearsed beneath the black wing of tempest, by the glare of the lightning, or amid that dubious dusk which heralds the war of elements. The verses march to the tune of thunderbolts. God is everywhere conspicuous, and all the earth is hushed by the majesty of his presence…