Joy Whitlock - God And A Girl

Published Tuesday 16th December 2008
Joy Whitlock - God And A Girl
Joy Whitlock - God And A Girl

STYLE: Pop
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 49017-14876
LABEL: Ardent 766887255123
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RELEASE DATE: 2008-09-30

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Reviewed by Mark Sherwood

Drawing comparisons with Jennifer Knapp, Kendall Payne and Sarah Mclachlan, this debut from an American singer/songwriter fits nicely into the acoustic pop/rock territory. Joy passionately expresses herself in honest conversations with her God as the album title suggests. Joy has quite a testimony of rebellion and redemption that I leave you the reader to discover. To cut a long story short she went to see Mel Gibson's The Passion Of The Christ which challenged her life and these are the passionate outpourings that are the result. The styles are varied with more laid back ones and there are more up tempo rockier ones, particularly the first single "Holding On To Me" which is quite a good song. I personally found that some songs blurred into one another but no one could deny the quality of Joy's vocals or the slick production values. There are actually 14 songs on the album clocking in at just over an hour so its good value for money. I am sure that we will be hearing lots more from Ms Whitlock.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Cost Of Being Free [Listen]
2. Faith Don't Fail [Listen]
3. Don't Look Down [Listen]
4. Behind The Scenes [Listen]
5. Holding On To Me [Listen]
6. Testify [Listen]
7. Not Through With You [Listen]
8. Beautiful [Listen]
9. Your Face [Listen]
10. In This Hour [Listen]
11. Traces Of You [Listen]
12. Psalms [Listen]
13. Fake [Listen]
14. Day Of The Lord [Listen]

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Product Description
Joy Whitlock is a study in contrasts. With a commanding voice that is vulnerable yet fearless, she reveals her authentic and passionate spiritual journey, communicating hope with struggle, faith despite fear and without propaganda.

Reader Comments

Posted by Anabella in Argentina @ 04:38 on Aug 27 2009

She is Amazing!!... And the song "Beautiful" is Awesome and True!!



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