as About Keith Getty
Kristyn and Keith Getty occupy a unique space in the world of music today as preeminent modern hymn writers. In re-inventing the traditional hymn form, they have created a distinguished catalogue of songs. These teach Christian doctrine and crossing genres. They connect the world of traditional and classical composition with contemporary and globally-accessible melodies.
These modern hymns are rooted in the traditions of Celtic and English hymnody. All of which was handed down to the Northern Ireland-born couple and long-time writing partner, Stuart Townend. “In Christ Alone” (penned by Keith and Stuart, and recorded by Keith and Kristyn) echoes this heritage. It holds the #1 position of most-frequently-sung in UK churches for the past 8 consecutive years. It was recently voted the #2 best-loved hymn of all time in the UK according to a BBC Songs of Praise national survey and among the top 5 hymns of all time by the UK Hymns Society. Another 54 hymns from the Getty’s canon are noted in the top 2,000 of that same CCLI list for the UK.
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