Ian is a Christian worship leader and songwriter from Liverpool, UK. He leads musical worship at his home church Bootle Elim, and is married to Kate. They have 3 young children.
September 2016 saw the release of Ian’s 4th album, (his 3rd on 7Core Music) ‘Awaken To Love’ to rave reviews, and included ‘No Longer I’ co-written with Matt Redman, and the UK Step Fwd chart number 1 single ‘Highwire’.Awaken To Love is, quite frankly, a refreshing take on praise, worship, testimony, and encouragement.
he new 7 track mini album ‘Deconstruction Vol. 1’, from Ian Yates releases Friday 22nd March. Featuring the singles ‘Blackout’, ‘Belly Of The Beast’, ‘Hope Beyond Hope’, and ’Deconstruction’ which received glowing reviews from critics and journalists. ‘Belly Of The Beast’ and ‘Hope Beyond Hope’ both received 10/10 reviews from Tony Cummings at UK’s Cross Rhythms. Hope Beyond Hope featured in CCM Magazine’s ‘Best Thing I Heard Today’ in the USA, while ‘Deconstruction’ featured in Spotify’s official ‘New Indie and Alternative’ playlist.
Deconstruction was released 22nd March 2019
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