Across the Earth

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Across the Earth: Tear Down The Walls
Live album by
Released9 May 2009
GenreContemporary worship
LabelHillsong Music Australia
ProducerAndrew Crawford, Joel Houston, Michael Guy Chislett
Hillsong United chronology
The I Heart Revolution: With Hearts as One
Across the Earth: Tear Down The Walls
Professional ratings
Review scores
Christian Music ZineA[1]

Across the Earth: Tear Down the Walls (stylized as [a_CROSS // the_EARTH] :: Tear Down The Walls[2]) is the name for the 11th Hillsong United album. It was released in Australia on 9 May 2009. The album reached No. 22 on the ARIA Albums Chart.[3]

Originally a two-part project, the plans were later scrapped.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

Album release
No.TitleWriter(s)Worship leader(s)Length
1."Freedom Is Here"Reuben Morgan, Scott LigertwoodJad Gillies5:39
2."No Reason to Hide"Matt Crocker, Joel HoustonJoel Houston, Jonathon Douglass4:42
3."More Than Anything"Joel Davies, Braden LangDavid Ware, Jonathon Douglass3:53
4."King of All Days"Dylan ThomasDylan Thomas, Annie Garratt6:18
5."Desert Song"Brooke LigertwoodBrooke Ligertwood4:40
6."Oh You Bring"Matt CrockerMatt Crocker7:02
7."Tear Down the Walls"Joel Houston, Matt CrockerJoel Houston10:21
8."Soon"Brooke LigertwoodBrooke Ligertwood5:47
9."You Hold Me Now"Reuben Morgan, Matt CrockerMatt Crocker8:27
10."Arms Open Wide"Sam KnockSam Knock6:17
11."Your Name High"Joel HoustonJonathon Douglass5:04
12."Yours Forever"Joel Davies, Braden LangJoel Davies3:39
Total length:71:57


  • Worship leaders – Joel Houston, Brooke Ligertwood, Jad Gillies, Annie Garratt, Jonathon Douglass, Matt Crocker, David Ware, Sam Knock, Dylan Thomas, Joel Davies.
  • Drums – Simon Kobler, Brandon Gillies
  • Bass – Adam Crosariol, Ben Whincop
  • Electric Guitars – Michael Guy Chislett, Timon Klein, Joel Hingston, Jad Gillies, Dylan Thomas, Andrew Hood, Nigel Hendroff
  • Acoustic Guitars – Joel Houston, Jad Gillies, Brooke Ligertwood, Nigel Hendroff
  • Keys – Autumn Hardman, Peter James, Ben Tennikoff, Michael Guy Chislett


Chart (2009) Peak
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 22
New Zealand Albums Chart 21
U.S. Billboard 200 21
U.S. Billboard Christian Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums 56
Australia iTunes Top Albums Chart 1
U.S. iTunes Top Albums Chart 1
Year-end charts
Chart (2009) Position
US Billboard Christian Albums 22[4]


  1. ^ Christian Music Zine review
  2. ^ Hillsong Official Website
  3. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Hillsong". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Archived from the original on 5 July 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Best of 2009 Christian Albums". Billboard. 2009. Retrieved 3 December 2012.

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