The Reckoning (album)

Infobox Album |
Name = The Reckoning
Type = Album
Artist = Pillar


Released = flagicon|USA October 3, 2006
Genre = Christian rock
Hard rock
Length = 47:46
Label = Flicker Records
Producers =
Reviews =
*"Allmusic" Rating|3|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:o1jweai84x87 link]
*"Jesus Freak Hideout" Rating|4|5 [http://www.jesusfreakhideout.com/cdreviews/TheReckoning.asp link]
Last album = "" (2006)
This album = "The Reckoning" (2006)
Next album = "For the Love of the Game" (2008)
Misc = Extra album cover 2
Upper caption = Alternate cover
Type = studio


Lower caption = Special Edition Cover

"The Reckoning" is the fourth album from Christian heavy rock group Pillar. It was released on October 3, 2006. Included on the new release are displays of the softer side of Pillar (with songs like "Angel In Disguise" and "Wherever the Wind Blows"), the pop side ("Sometimes") and the much heavier/screaming side ("Crossfire" and "Tragedy").

"The Reckoning" received a Grammy Award nomination December 6, 2007 for Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album. This was the first Grammy nomination that Pillar has ever received. [ cite web
url = http://www.grammy.com/GRAMMY_Awards/50th_Show/list.aspx#11
title = 50th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations List
date = 2007-12-06
accessdate = 2007-12-07
publisher = The Recording Academy
]

"The Reckoning: Special Edition" CD and DVD

This album was also released as a special edition with a bonus live concert DVD. The DVD also has band member interviews, behind the scenes footage, and more.

Track listing

#"Everything" -3:15
#"Awake" -3:24
#"When Tomorrow Comes" -3:43
#"The Reckoning" -3:21
#"Tragedy" -3:36
#"Last Goodbye" -3:56
#"Angel In Disguise" -5:05
#"Elysian" -1:51
#"Crossfire" -3:56
#"Resolution" -3:28
#"Sometimes" -3:49
#"Wherever the Wind Blows" -4:15
#"Chasing Shadows at Midnight" -4:56
#"Dangerous" -3:22 (Bonus Track only on iTunes, but also available on the "")

pecial Edition DVD

Filmed at the Cornerstone Festival 2006
# "Fireproof"
# "Hypnotized"
# "Simply"
# "Everything"
# "Tragedy"
# "Underneath It All"
# "Aftershock"
# "Crossfire"
# "Bring Me Down"
# "Frontline"

Commercial Success

Best Buy reported that the CD sold 182% of its target in its first week out.

Music Videos

The band's first music video from this CD was for the song "Everything."

External links and references

* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcRGO6ks57Q Watch the "Everything" Music Video]


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