Brandon Heath - Leaving Eden

Published Thursday 30th June 2011
Brandon Heath - Leaving Eden
Brandon Heath - Leaving Eden

STYLE: Pop
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 104185-17688
LABEL: Reunion 602341015127
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RELEASE DATE: 2011-01-18
RRP: £9.99

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

As any American Christian radio listener will tell you, Mr Heath is one of the leading singer/songwriters on the scene. Once again he teams up with studio maestro Dan Muckala and once again co-writes the majority of the songs with Jason Ingram. The tracks here are acoustic guitar-driven and show all of his craft. One particular standout is the gentle "Only Water", a powerful number which nimbly fuses the world's need for clean water with the world's need for the Spirit's outpouring. The title song deals with how the world is growing cold while "Light In Me" reminds us that we can shine for Christ. A couple of the songs near the end sound a tad undeveloped and there's no song on here which quite matches the majesty of his mega-hit "Give Me Your Eyes". But on the whole this is still an engaging set from a thoughtful songsmith.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Leaving Eden [Listen]
2. Your Love [Listen]
3. The Light In Me [Listen]
4. Only Water [Listen]
5. Stolen [Listen]
6. Might Just Save Your Life [Listen]
7. It's Alright [Listen]
8. It's No Good To Be Alone [Listen]
9. Now More Than Ever [Listen]
10. The One [Listen]
11. As Long As I'm Here [Listen]

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Product Description

Since his 2006 debut, Brandon Heath has won many significant awards. He is involved in Young Life, International Justice Mission and blood:water mission.

Staying true to his signature autobiographical style, Brandon Heathís acoustic-driven melodies are perfectly balanced by producer Dan Muckalaís pop sensibilities for his latest release, Leaving Eden.

Brandon and his acclaimed co-writing partner Jason Ingram penned the song Your Love as a testament to Godís abounding love that never leaves us, always gives us purpose and lights our way.

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