Bob Kilpatrick - Live! With His Band

Published Monday 5th October 2009
Bob Kilpatrick - Live! With His Band
Bob Kilpatrick - Live! With His Band

STYLE: Roots/Acoustic
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 78040-15352
LABEL: Fair Oaks

Reviewed by Peter Dilley

Anyone like American singer/songwriter Bob Kilpatrick, who's recorded 20 or so albums in a vast variety of styles, has little left to prove. On this live set (the year and location of which aren't indicated on the sleeve) the veteran shows his ability to handle pop rock (his band's drummer impresses on "Love Mercy"), gospel blues (with tasty Hammond organ on "Sweet Jesus") and folky songs full of lyrics and concepts straight from Scripture. There's a light hearted love ballad "Cindy's Song" with some amusing verses but a decidedly banal chorus, a satirical sideswipe at denominationalism "The Box Song" and, most intriguing of all, a rendition of Kilpatrick's mega hit worship chorus "Lord Be Glorified" complete with amusing imitations of Sinatra, Elvis and the Beatles. The most moving moment is a bit of spoken testimony about his father's encounter with a five year old boy. No one can argue with the songsmith's sheer virtuosity.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Burn [Listen]
2. Love Mercy [Listen]
3. All Of Me [Listen]
4. Sweet Jesus [Listen]
5. That's The Way It Goes [Listen]
6. I'm In You [Listen]
7. Cindy's Song [Listen]
8. Happy Family [Listen]
9. Jesus, It's You [Listen]
10. I Want More [Listen]
11. Let It Rain [Listen]
12. I Choose You [Listen]
13. One Of These Days [Listen]
14. Sold Out And Radical [Listen]
15. Sinatra, Elvis & Beatles Sing Lord Be Glorified [Listen]
16. Worship Medley- Lord Be Glorified-I Am Yours-I Will Not Be Ashamed-Here Am I [Listen]
17. The Box Song [Listen]

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