Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Join the herald angels in contemplating the birth of God’ Son in this carol where the gospel truths of the lyrics stand out in the simpler chords.



Requires CCLI licence

Ministry use licence


 From Phil Moore’s 2020 album Home for Christmas: Carols for a very different Christmas 

In this carol, the gospel truths of the lyrics stand out in the simple and contemplative chords that gradually build to the joyful final verse. Join with the herald angels in pondering the birth of God’s Son!


Written by Charles Wesley
Written by Felix Mendelssohn
Arranged by Phil Moore

Phil is from Belfast, Northern Ireland (and proud of it!) and has been involved in making music in church for most of his life, writing songs for the church as well as leading sung worship at conferences and events around the UK. Phil is now the Director of Ministry for Youth/Music at Cornerstone in Nottingham. Phil is married to Gill and has two young sons.

Audio Production by Matt Dennis
Video Production by Max Broadbent
Video Production by Sam Cooper
Piano & Vocals by Phil Moore
Vocals Sally Jackman
Acoustic Stewart Garry
Drums Archie Rowell
Bass Guitar Ifeanyi Echeta

Licence Agreement

Requires CCLI licence

This song is not in the public domain and therefore requires an active CCLI license to use and show this lyric video in a church service or small group.

Ministry use licence

This video is available for use online or offline in the context of your ministry/ministries (e.g. church service, children’s/youth group, small group, Bible study, school assemblies and lessons). By purchasing this video, you are purchasing a license to use and show it in the context of your specific situation (unless otherwise noted, this excludes uploading it by itself to social media).