In Christ alone my hope is found
In Christ alone my hope is found. Keith Getty* (1974- ) and Stuart Townend* (1963- ).
Written in 2001, this was the first collaboration by Keith Getty not only with Stuart Townend, but with any other writer. It is the duo’s most popular hymn, holding the number one position in the United Kingdom Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) rankings in 2006 and remaining in the top 25 songs as of 2019.
Townend gives the following account of the song’s origins:
Keith and I met in the autumn of 2000 at a worship event, and we resolved to try to work together on some songs. A few weeks later Keith sent some melody ideas, and the first one on the CD was a magnificent, haunting melody...
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