Jon Gibson - Love Education

Tuesday 1st August 1995
Jon Gibson - Love Education
Jon Gibson - Love Education

STYLE: R&B
RATING 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 5871-5747
LABEL: Brainstorm BRS4006
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

A joyful, turbulent, explosive, soulful, exultant surge of music which bites deep and deeper still with each play. By playing all the instruments Jon has found relaxed rock-funk grooves which bring out all the surging power of that voice. His raw, electric guitar work on the opener "Possessed By Love" is a laid back delight while the sinuous reggae groove on "Someday Paradise" has all the lolloping vibrancy of Trenchtown's finest. The songs keep coming. The simplest of devotional songs, "Jesus", has a beautiful piano-driven lilt; "So Blue", one of those glidingly catchy Stevie songs ala "My Cherie Amore"; and "Love Education", a delicious ballad with one of the best lyrics Jon has ever penned ("Love education/Graduation from sin, that's all it really is baby"). In the past Jon has thrilled us with that achingly soulful voice. Now, on his return, he's produced a sublime album.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Possessed By Love
2. Someday Paradise
3. Jesus [Listen]
4. So Blue
5. Love Education
6. Stand My Ground
7. The Narrow Road
8. Trust In Me
9. The Days Gone By
10. The End

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Reader Comments

Posted by Manu in New Zealand @ 11:09 on Oct 27 2011

Hi Jon, I heard this album in 1996 and never heard it again. I have searched high and low for years and hopefully I can actually find it one day. But Love Education and Someday Paradise were my favorites. Thanks for the memories!



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