The Presence Of The Lord Is Here

EVERYBODY who is great in their genre of music seems to get a title of royalty. Ladies and Gentlemen, may I introduce to you the “Prince of Praise”, Byron Cage.

Starting in 2003 Byron Cage made a big impression on the gospel music community, signing a record deal with Kirk Franklin’s Gospocentric Records. His first Gospocentric album, “Byron Cage: Live At New Birth Cathedral”, contained a great song written by Kurt Carr titled “The Presence Of The Lord Is Here”. This song went on to win the Stellar Award for Gospel Song of the Year in 2004 and Cage was off and running as a major artist. I don’t hear much about Byron Cage these days, and I don’t know if he has retained his “Prince of Praise” title…these titles can be both ephemeral and contested. Nonetheless, I love this song; it’s VERY easy to get wrapped up in the (14 minute!!!) song as it build and builds and culminates in a vamp that modulates up and up and up and….

 

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