Who - frontline
narrator and co-writer. One of the UK's leading Christian authors.
Adrian's first book - The Sacred Diary of Adrian Plass aged 37
and a half - quickly became a national bestseller attracting
a wide audience. Adrian lives in Sussex with his wife and four children,
is a keen cricket follower and is in great demand as a speaker at
conferences and events throughout the UK and abroad.
Costello:- lead vocal. Has many top Christian albums to her
credit as a session singer, as well as touring and concert performances
with artists such as Kim Wilde and George Michael.
- lead vocal. Widely known as a performer in his own fight, with
his band 'The Jacks', Mal has recently been busy as a music
presenter with BBC radio and television in Wales. He has many solo
albums to his credit; some of the most recent include Reunion
of the Heart, Land of my children - a fresh look at many
of the best-loved Welsh hymns and most recently, Mumbles to Memphis
- a 'TV pilgrimage' to the Deep South of the USA, to search for
the roots of Black Gospel Music. Over recent years Mal has toured
with many well-known artistes including Art Garfunkel and Belinda
Costello: - producer, engineer and electric guitars. Neil has
produced scores of albums for many top artists and played on even
more! Graham Kendrick, Adrian Snell, Bryn Haworth, Noel Richards,
Iona etc. etc. have been some of the many artists he has been associated
with over the years. He somehow manages to combine his busy life
as a recording studio owner, sound engineer and record producer,
with playing guitar as a member of Noel Richards' band - for relaxation!
- songwriter, guitars and mandolin. Dave is a worship leader at
Brompton in London and has recorded two exciting albums with collaborator,
Andy Piercy. He has worked with artists such as Tanita Tikaram,
Mary Coughlan and continues to tour with Julia Fordham. Over the
years Dave has worked with most of the leading names in contemporary
Christian music and contributed to Sheila Walsh's recent album 'Hope`.
- songwriter and lead vocal. As one of the co-writers for the
Still Small Voice project, Jon has added significantly
to his growing reputation as a singer/songwriter with this, his
first solo recording project. An accomplished session drummer
and percussionist Jon also played with Celtic rock band The
- songwriter and producer. Known to many as 'half of the popular
duo formerly known as Phil & John. Phil's ability as a songwriter
has been known for a long time, but the continuing creative surge
is again apparent in the writing of the music for new projects
with new songs, which are both powerful and very moving.
Mark Edwards: - keyboards, arrangements and programming. A
very busy and talented session musician in great demand; one of
his recent projects was recording the new album with Roddy Frame
(Aztec Camera). He is also a keen jazz player working with a number
of small bands (Ben Castle quartet being one of them). He has
recently written and produced an album with Kate Simmonds - called
Fitzgerald: - saxophones and whistles. Since the mid-80's
Dave has worked alongside many of the top contemporary Christian
artists and worship leaders, but is probably best known for his
work with Adrian Snell and as a founder member of Iona. Today
he has a busy life as a music teacher in Norwich, session player,
solo artist and writer which has resulted in widely acclaimed
albums - Columcille, Lux Aeterna and most recently, Eye of the
Eagle with Dave Bainbridge. Dave is currently planning a new solo
project - Breath of Heaven.
Who's who - backline
Blythe: - songwriter. He and Phil have been writing songs
together, since they played in a band in their teens. Ian is also
a worship leader at a Baptist Church in Nottingham. To support
his family, hobbies and interests, he works as the Group Environmental
Manager with The Boots Company in Nottingham.
Fryer: - projects and tour manager. After a short spell in
Nashville with Kingsway, and live recording and studio work with
Neil Costello, he moved on to music management. With Phil and
Neil he is part of Gold Records, the record label and music production
company responsible for bringing into being these projects.
- design and artwork. All of the work for the first three albums
was undertaken by Steve. He is also responsible for the imaginative
designs of the plates, in a contemporary abstract style, among
which the song lyrics and poems have been set in the City of
Gold hardback book.
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