Triumphant Return

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Triumphant Return
Studio album by Whitecross
Released January 31, 1989
Genre Christian metal
Label Star Song
Producer Joey Powers
Whitecross chronology
Hammer & Nail
Triumphant Return
In the Kingdom

Triumphant Return is the third album from the Christian metal band Whitecross, released on January 31, 1989. [1] It reached No. 13 on Billboard's Top Contemporary Christian Albums chart. [2] The album won the 1990 Dove Award for Hard Music Album of the Year. [3]

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Track listing

  1. "Attention Please" (3:55)
  2. "Red Light" (4:34)
  3. "Straight Through the Heart" (3:58)
  4. "Down" (4:04)
  5. "Behold" (4:36)
  6. "Shakedown" (4:18)
  7. "Flashpoint" (1:00)
  8. "Simple Man" (4:32)
  9. "Over the Top" (4:19)
  10. "Heaven's Calling Tonight" (4:16)

Band members

Rex Carroll American musician

Rex Carroll is a guitarist and known for his work in the Christian metal band Whitecross. Rex Carroll is also the leader and guitarist of other bands including Fierce Heart, King James and the Rex Carroll Band. He also filled in and did all the guitar work on Eden's 1994 album Fan The Flame.

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  2. allmusic > Whitecross > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums
  3. "Past Winners". Gospel Music Association. Retrieved October 20, 2013.