Isabelle Marie - My Best Friend

Saturday 1st April 2000
Isabelle Marie - My Best Friend
Isabelle Marie - My Best Friend

STYLE: Country
RATING 5 5 5 5 5
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 1975-2428
LABEL: RDRCD4217
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Michael Berry

Isabelle Marie is a major Canadian country gospel artist and with this selection of songs, the title track she penned herself, covers many familiar, well-read biographical stories. “Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine” probes her troubled introspective relationship with her father (“O how I recall all the heartaches/Dear Daddy I caused you to bear.”). “House Without Love” is a painful examination of marital breakdown (“A house without love is not a home.”). These and many of the other secularized tracks give us a strong indication as to what this specialized style of musical expression is trying and hoping to communicate to us here, being an English European audience. As for her Christian vista of life, she offers us a few tantalizing hints heard from “My Best Friend”, “Jesus Remembered Me” and are examples of her own personal Christian beliefs. If you enjoy listening to country gospel you may want to search this one out.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. My Best Friend [Listen]
2. Dear Brother [Listen]
3. Theres A Stranger In My Home [Listen]
4. Remember Me [Listen]
5. Ill Be All Smiles Tonight [Listen]
6. Blackboard Of My Heart [Listen]
7. My Little Yo Ho Lady [Listen]
8. Jesus Remenbered Me [Listen]
9. Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain [Listen]
10. That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine [Listen]
11. Theres A Love KNot In My Lariat [Listen]
12. A House Without Of Love [Listen]
13. French Song [Listen]
14. Swiss Moonlight Lullaby [Listen]

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