Ekklesia - Rain

Published Sunday 21st September 2008
Ekklesia - Rain
Ekklesia - Rain

STYLE: Gospel
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 46850-11905
LABEL: Independent 5065001263002
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RRP: £6.99

Reviewed by Julie Porter

London's Ekklesia are the four piece vocal group who've been part of the British gospel scene since 2001. This debut full length album has been long awaited and boy was it worth the wait. This album is a mixture of jams with an urban gospel feel "Get To Know You", a bit of a Caribbean flavour "Call Him", a drop of pop/rock on "Rain" and the soulful, mellow grooves of "Looking For Love". The album features exquisite vocals from the group, but the unmistakable voice of Janine Dyer (Raymond & Co) leads on "Surrender". Producers such as Ian Pitter, Adrian 'Kenz' McKenzie and Wes 'ER' Nate bring these songs alive and it is fair to say that 'Rain' demonstrates that grassroots gospel is thriving in good ol' Blighty.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Good News [Listen]
2. Move [Listen]
3. Get To Know You [Listen]
4. Never Forget [Listen]
5. Looking For Love [Listen]
6. Freedom [Listen]
7. Call Him [Listen]
8. Can't Be Hurt [Listen]
9. Pressure [Listen]
10. Surrender [Listen]
11. Still Love You [Listen]
12. Rain [Listen]
13. Blessed [Listen]

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Product Description
The UK's own Ekklesia have stepped up a gear- They mean business - spiritually, vocally & expertly. They are urban. They are real.

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