David Harper - Lavish

Published Wednesday 5th July 2006
David Harper - Lavish
David Harper - Lavish

STYLE: Pop
RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 18624-10023
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: CD EP
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Trevor Kirk

A native of Colorado, USA, David professes as his influences such worthies as Coldplay, U2 and Matt Redman, so one might expect this to be power pop praise with a dash of rock, which by and large is what it is. The six tracks check out at nearly 24 minutes, and there's plenty of contrasts: the first two tracks slam their message at several hundred decibels, with plenty of hot axe riffs, whilst the rest is more piano and/or acoustic guitar - I personally prefer the less strident material of tracks three to six, but that's probably just me getting old. Vocally, David does have a touch of the Matt Redmans about him, and whilst he has a ways to go to match the quality of Mr Redman (and Coldplay and U2 come to that), there's some promising sounds here that could be the start of something good.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Favor For A Lifetime [Listen]
2. Lavish My Love [Listen]
3. I Know You By Name [Listen]
4. Beautiful Lover [Listen]
5. With You Again [Listen]
6. Everything [Listen]

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