Big Mammoo - Lighten Up

Monday 1st September 2003
Big Mammoo - Lighten Up
Big Mammoo - Lighten Up

STYLE: Pop
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 7259-7032
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Daniel Hames

‘Lighten Up’ is an album of chiefly worship songs by Marcus Masih, best known for his work with Asian pop gospel team Mowglee. With a name like "Big Mammoo", I was expecting something a bit more quirky than what I heard! Still, this is solid musicianship and how could I argue with the lyrics? The production is fine, but it seems a little sterile at times. All in all though, this is a good album which reminds me of Paul Oakley's ‘Because Of You’ album in style. There are hints at gospel, African-style drums and yodelling. Perhaps it is a little bit quirky after all!

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Keep The Lamp Burning [Listen]
2. No Sacrifice (Lets Exalt) [Listen]
3. Jesus (Still Amazes) [Listen]
4. Joy [Listen]
5. What A Privilege [Listen]
6. I Thank You [Listen]
7. Pour Out Your Glory [Listen]
8. Here I Am (Awe Of You) [Listen]
9. Divine Appointment [Listen]

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Reader Comments

Posted by Dana in Birmingham @ 23:29 on Aug 4 2006

I love this cd, I bought it at church and love 'what a privilege' as a worship song that we sing at church.

Very annointed cd, worth buying.



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