After releasing his first album, Give You My World in 2003, Wickham signed with Simple Records. Wickham released his self-titled label debut in 2006.Wickham’s second release with Simple/INO Records, Cannons, was released in 2007.
Cannons was partly inspired by cannon explosions and C.S. Lewis’s book, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader from The Chronicles of Narnia series.
Wickham stated in an interview with ChristianityToday.com that the album is “about how the universe is exploding with the glory of God, and how we are compelled to join in with its song.
“The 10th track from Cannons, “Jesus Lord of Heaven”, has been translated into seven different languages.On August 8, 2008 Wickham released a live worship album titled Singalong, recorded at Solid Rock Church Portland, Oregon with 3000 fans present.
The album was released as a free download, only available from his website, and received over 8,000 downloads within a week of being released.
After the release of his singalong album, his self-titled debut climbed to No. 25 on iTunes Top Christian Albums chart (2 years after its initial release).On October 30, 2012, Phil Wickham released his second live acoustic album, Singalong 2.
Heaven and Earth, was released on November 17.
Wickham’s Christmas album Songs for Christmas was released as a digital download only available on his website on October 29, 2010.Response was released on October 4, 2011 while The Ascension was released on September 24, 2013.
Wickham visits churches across the world to play his music. From the fall of 2006 to the spring of 2007, he toured on the “Coming Up to Breathe” tour with MercyMe and Audio Adrenaline.
In the fall of 2007, he toured on the Remedy tour with The David Crowder Band and The Myriad.
In the summer of 2010, Phil Wickham was one of the worship leaders present at Soul Survivor week C and Momentum Festival in the UK.
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