Noel's Albums

This is the online store for Noel's albums. Those available in CD format are listed first, followed by those that are available in Download only. Enjoy browsing.
Heaven's King : CD
  • Heaven's King : CD
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Reviewed by Tony Cummings

The veteran worship songsmith has been away from the studios for quite awhile but now with the renewed interest in his vast catalogue of worship "hits", thanks to the release of the excellent various artists tribute 'Love Songs From Heaven', now is the time to reacquaint ourselves with Noel. Taking the now tried and tested route of flying the British worship man over to Nashville has turned out to work excellently as the crisp production from John Hartley and the tasty accompaniments from a batch of master musicians give Noel's songs a fresh edge. Particularly strong for me were "This Is The Day (Hosanna)", "Your Words Are Life" and "For The World That He Has Made" (the latter two co-written with the frontman of Yarden/Namelessmusic, Tim Sherrington). No doubt we'll be seeing one or two of these gems on the CCLI church licensing lists in the years ahead.

1) Heaven’s King

2) This Is The Day (Hosanna)

3) Your Words Are Life

4) We Thank You God

5) For The World That He Has Made

6) Great Is The Love (The Light That Shines)

7) This Is Our Greatest Joy (Hallelujah)

8) Is There A Place (Hear My Cry)

9) All Of My Lifetime

10) All Over This World

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Noel Richards - 25 Years, The Singer, The Songs

6 CD PACK: 6 CD Pack
  • 6 CD PACK: 6 CD Pack
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This is a beautiful 6CD box set containing 5 Studio albums from 1990 to 1999 and 1 Live album. CDs:

By Your Side - 1990

Thunder in the Skies - 1993

Warrior - 1994

Dangerous People - 1996

Calling All Nations - 1999

Live CD - recorded at events between 1994 and 2001

This pack comes complete with a 48 page full colour booklet giving lyrics and background story to the recordings.

More than 70 songs, spanning some of the most popular songs from Noel Richards including 17 that are in the CCLI Top 500.

Great Value. 6 CDs for just £10 plus p&p

Includes a download of the CD booklet in PDF format.

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The Best Of Noel Richards

Released 2010

Price £7.99

20 tracks of Noel's best known worship songs. 

1There is power in the name of Jesus - (listen, sheet music, chart)
2 Restorer of my soul - (sheet music, chart)
3 By your side - (sheet music, charts)
4 I will seek your face
5 You laid aside your majesty
6 Warrior
7 He is our fortress
8 Filled with compassion
9 All heaven declares
10 Come Lord Jesus
11 He has risen
12 Welcome King of Kings
13 Lord and father
14 I want to be out of my depth in your love
15 To be in your presence
16 Nothing shall separate us
17 Behold the Lord
18 Overwhelmed by love
19 Love songs from heaven
20 You are my passion

Heaven's King

Released 2008

Price £7.99

Recorded in Nashville, USA and featuring the following tracks

1 Heaven’s King 
2 This Is The Day (Hosanna)
3 Your Words Are Life
4 We Thank You God
5 For The World That He Has Made
6 Great Is The Love (The Light That Shines)
7 This Is Our Greatest Joy (Hallelujah)
8 Is There A Place (Hear My Cry)
9 All Of My Lifetime
10 All Over This World 

Love Songs From Heaven

Released 2008

Price £7.99

This album is the fruit of another great idea from Steven Doherty who was Noel's A&R person at Kingsway in 2007. He has a knack of coming up with so many of these! In 2007, Steven suggested this project to Noel, who loved the idea of having a fresh interpretation of his songs, sung by different lead worshippers and singers.

These are the artists who participated in the project – Brenton Brown, Aaron Keyes, Darlene Zschech, Brian Doerksen, Tim Hughes, Martin Smith, Kelly Minter, Matt Redman, Lou Fellingham, Graham Kendrick, David Ruis, Stuart Townend and Cathy Burton. They have breathed new life into each of these songs.

1 Love songs from Heaven
Dreamers of Your dreams
All Heaven Declares
All my love
Overwhelmed by love
By Your side
You laid aside Your majesty
You are my passion
10 Behold the Lord
11 Great is the darkness
12 When I worship You
13 To be in Your presence

Road To Berlin

Released in 2004.

Price £7.99

This was the album that featured Noel's live band and coincided with the band's ongoing tour across Europe, as they prepared for the big event at the Berlin Olympic Stadium. The album also included a bonus DVD of the 1997 Champion of the World event, held at London's Wembley Stadium.


1 There is only one God
2 There's a time
3 Altogether now
4 Could you
5 Dreamers of impossible dreams
6 Open skies
7 Always
8 Break our hearts again
9 Good and gracious
10 Praise the Lord in all the earth
11 Dreamers of Your dreams
12 Calling all nations


Calling All Nations

Price £7.99

Released 1999 

Since 1997, the vision to call the nations to worship in Berlin and beyond had been the driving force behind everything Noel was doing.

In 1998, he got together with his good friend and fellow songwriter, Wayne Drain, from Russellville, Arkansas. Wayne thought that Noel's next album should be one that speaks of calling nations to worship. They worked together on the song ‘Calling All Nations’ which became the title track of the album.

This album was mainly recorded in the inspiring surroundings of Waverley House in Surrey, England, a genuine stately home. It was wonderful to record a ‘real’ string section in the ballroom at the house. All that was missing were the period costumes!  Other studios used were Soundfield, Derby; Black Barn, Ripley; ICC Studio 2 and Ground Zero.

1 Calling All Nations
2 Come Now Is The Time To Worship
3 Passion For Jesus
4 How Can I Live
5 All I Want Is You
6 I'm Crying Out
7 I Believe
8 Let The People Hear
9 What Jesus Would Have Done
10 When I Worship You
11 How I Long For You/All I Know

Dangerous People

Released 1996

Price £7.99

Noel recorded this album in England during the summer of 1996 for an autumn release, which coincided with the Dangerous People Tour, taking in more than 20 UK venues. Studios used for this recording were ICC, Eastbourne; Soundfield Studios, Derby; and Black Barn Studios, Ripley.

The album was recorded with stadium worship events in mind and many of the songs were sung at Wembley in June 1997. 

This album contained 12 tracks:
1 Love songs from heaven 
2 Keep on praying
3 Let your love come down
4 I do believe
5 I want to be out of my depth
6 There is no-one like our God
7 Dangerous people
8 Come out of darkness
9 Have you heard the good news
10 You are my passion
11 I see the Lord
12 Are we the people


Released 1994

Price £7.99

Everything moved up a gear with this album, which was recorded between June and September 1994. Noel had carried a vision for a worship event at London’s Wembley Stadium, since 1986. A number of things happened in May of 1994, which set him on a course to see the vision realised. 

This album marked the start of a three-year journey, which concluded at Wembley on June 28th 1997, when almost 45,000 gathered for a day of worship and prayer.
It was recorded in England between June and September 1994 at The Music Shed, Derby; ICC Studios, Eastbourne; Marcus Studios, London and Snake Ranch, London.

Among songs included from other writers was ‘We want to see Jesus lifted high’ written by Doug Horley, which has become so popular around the world. People often assume Noel wrote it, as the recording that has been heard the most, is his ‘live’ version from Wembley Stadium. 

1 Warrior
2 I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever
3 The Battle Is The Lord's
4 I Walk By Faith
5 Sing To The Lord
6 He Has Risen
7 Good News
8 Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow
9 Overwhelmed By Love
10 For All The People Who Live On The Earth
11 We Want To See Jesus Lifted High
12 Champion

Thunder In The Skies

Released 1993

Price £7.99

In 1992, Noel began work on the follow up album to By Your Side. Les Moir was aware of his vision to see stadiums filled with worship and encouraged the writing of songs that would work in gatherings of thousands of people. Songs such as ‘Behold the Lord’, ‘Nothing shall separate us’ and ‘Come, Lord Jesus’, reflected this new direction. 

The content of the album focussed on the majesty and glory of God, the mission of the church and the return of Christ.

The album was well received, especially by the UK Christian bookshop owners. They voted it ‘Album of the Year’ in 1994.

1 My Lips Shall Praise You
2 Welcome King Of Kings
3 Lord I Lift Your Name On High
4 You Are Mighty
5 Behold The Lord
6 Lord And Father
7 To Be In Your Presence
8 Thunder In The Skies
9 Nothing Shall Separate Us
10 The Closing Days
11 Come Lord Jesus
12 Jubilee Song
13 For The Rest Of My Days

By Your Side

Released 1990

Price £7.99

Noel first met the late John Paculabo – (former managing director of Kingsway) in 1974. John was in a band called Parchment and Noel was the support act for their gig at Swansea University. Over the next 15 years, their paths seldom crossed but in 1989 Noel spent some time talking with John at an arts conference in DeBron, Holland. John had recently joined Kingsway Music. 

Shortly after this meeting, John suggested that Noel record a worship album for Kingsway. 

Les Moir was asked to produce this album and their friendship and collaboration continues to this day. 

On choosing the songs for the album, they realised that Noel had enough strong material for 8 of the 12 tracks needed. So they decided to include songs from other writers. These were songs that Noel already used and wanted to introduce to a wider audience. Noel has continued this process on all of his subsequent albums.

By Your Side was recorded between June and August 1990 at ICC Studio 2, Eastbourne and released in the autumn of that year. It is probably Noel's most mellow album. In those days, the concept of a guitar driven rock’n’roll worship album was a bridge too far! So it has more of a soft rock feel. It also features some great musicians and singers from the world of UK black Gospel. 

1 There Is Power In The Name Of Jesus
2 Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord
3 Our Confidence Is In The Lord
4 Medley: Jesus Christ Is Lord/All Heaven Declares/I Will Seek Your Face O Lord
5 Sing To The Lord (Glory To The Lord)
6 Cast Your Burdens (Higher, Higher)
7 You Laid Aside Your Majesty
8 Sovereign Lord
9 Lord You Are Calling
10 By Your Side


Released 1989

Price £6.00

Produced by Andy Piercy and recorded at ICC Studios, Eastbourne, UK in 1989. This album was originally released on cassette only, through the Pioneer/Word UK label. The album featured Noel's current live band at that time and the songs were mainly performance rather than for corporate worship. The album is now  available in MP3 format.


Producer: Andy Piercy 
Doug Horley (Duggie Dug Dug) - lead guitar 
Dougie Brown - keys 
Alun Leppitt - drums 
Craig Rickards - sax 
Simon Deeth - bass 
Lead vocals - Noel 
BVs - band

The Danger Line

Released 1986

Price £6.00

This was Noel's first ever solo studio recording and contained a collection of his CCM songs. Two worship songs were included as a medley - "You laid aside Your majesty" and "Lord and Father, King Forever" - which was the first one he ever wrote, way back in 1979. 

In those days, he was not concentrating too much on writing worship songs. 

The album was recorded at ICC Studios, Eastbourne, UK and released through the Pioneer/Word UK label. 

This was the only album that Noel ever released on 12" vinyl. It was also available in cassette format. 

The album was produced by Paul Field and featured some legendary musicians such as Bryn Haworth, Dave Markee (ex Eric Clapton Band) and Clem Cattini (The Tornados).