Kelly Minter - Wrestling The Angels

Wednesday 1st December 2004
Kelly Minter - Wrestling The Angels
Kelly Minter - Wrestling The Angels

STYLE: Roots/Acoustic
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 9490-9183
LABEL: Cross Driven 7703432
FORMAT: CD Album
RELEASE DATE: 2004-01-23
RRP: £4.99

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

Acoustic-orientated pop with strong, devotional lyrics from a lady who, on the cover shot at least, looks a little like Amy. Kelly's breathily delicate voice oozes conviction while the productions from Margaret Becker and Paul Buano make skilful use of some top Nashville musos. The title track with what sounds like a peddle steel has a country feel ala Susan Ashton while elsewhere the nicely textured accompaniments and Kelly's wistful vocals create a rich, contemplative mood. Maybe not the most innovative release to emerge from the US CCM but definitely a good showcase for a singer/songwriter with a heart for mission.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. This Is My Offering [Listen]
2. Open Up The Sky [Listen]
3. Shade [Listen]
4. Wrestling The Angels [Listen]
5. Love Has Come [Listen]
6. Say The Word [Listen]
7. Miss You Here [Listen]
8. Walk Me Trough [Listen]
9. Yet Will I Praise [Listen]
10. Captive Dance [Listen]
11. Youre Listening [Listen]

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