Jon Gibson - The Hits

Saturday 1st February 1992
Jon Gibson - The Hits
Jon Gibson - The Hits

STYLE: R&B
RATING 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 16026-19947
LABEL: Frontline FLD9241
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

If you're recently saved or lived too long in the cultural ghetto called Britain's churches, you may still not be hip to Christendom's leading blue-eyed soulman. For y'all, this is going to be a devastating introduction, plucking selected tracks (forget the 'hits' nonsense) from four killer albums, 1986's 'On The Run', '88's 'Change Of Heart', '89's 'Body And Soul' and 90's 'Jesus Loves Ya'. There are some breathtaking moments, like his revival of "Have A Talk With God", where he out-Stevies Stevie; that smouldering duet with Crystal Lewis, "Lost Inside Of You" and that historic first recording by M C Hammer, "The Wall". Ten good ones with two bonuses, a previously unreleased Christmas ballad and a remix of "Jesus Loves Ya". I was going to knock a star off for failing to include Jon's exquisite "Merry-Go-Round" from the 'Body And Soul' album but finding myself dancing up the walls after the crucial remix of "Jesus Loves Ya" (courtesy of Scott Blackwell), I'll let it pass and marvel anew at the blistering quality of sanctified dance.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Friend In You [Listen]
2. Lost Inside Of You [Listen]
3. The Wall [Listen]
4. Change Of Heart [Listen]
5. Father, Father [Listen]
6. Have A Talk With God [Listen]
7. In The Name Of The Lord [Listen]
8. Everyone Needs The Lord [Listen]
9. Jesus Loves Ya [Listen]
10. Love Come Down [Listen]
11. Everybody Sing A Christmas Song [Listen]
12. Jesus Loves Ya (Blackwell Remix) [Listen]

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