Kirk Franklin - Songs For The Storm Vol 1

Published Monday 2nd April 2007
Kirk Franklin - Songs For The Storm Vol 1
Kirk Franklin - Songs For The Storm Vol 1

STYLE: R&B
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 21204-11894
LABEL: GospoCentric 828768840122
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RELEASE DATE: 2006-11-30

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Reviewed by George Luke

When George Michael released his first "best of" compilation (the dubiously titled 'Ladies & Gentlemen') a few years ago, he named one disc 'For The Heart' and the other 'For The Feet'. This CD would be Kirk's 'For The Heart' disc. As he says at the beginning, the songs featured here are "a collection of songs from the last 10 years that have been my testimony to the beautiful struggle of necessary storms in my life." Storms, Kirk informs us, are a confirmation that we are flowers the Father has planted and desires to grow, and are necessary for our growth and development. And with that, we embark on a nostalgic trawl through Kirk's back catalogue and his many incarnations: as a solo artist; as leader of The Family; as the man who introduced us to God's Property, and as the brains behind the One Nation Crew (where are they now, I ask myself?). Songs featured include "Melodies From Heaven" (recorded with The Family), "The Storm Is Over Now" (with God's Property) and "When You Fall" (with the One Nation Crew), interspersed with brief introductory homilies from Kirk. It's all very nice - but bring on the 'For The Feet' collection; I wanna Stomp!

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Intro [Listen]
2. He Will Take The Pain Away [Listen]
3. Let Me Touch You [Listen]
4. When I Get There [Listen]
5. Conquerors [Listen]
6. When You Fall [Listen]
7. Blessing In The Storm [Listen]
8. The Storm Is Over Now [Listen]
9. You Are [Listen]
10. The Family Worship Medley [Listen]
11. Melodies From Heaven [Listen]
12. Look At Me Now [Listen]

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Product Description
For the legion of fans that have been eagerly awaiting the first and ultimate Kirk Franklin collection - the wait is over!
For over 15 years this award-winning artist has written some of the most dynamic and riveting worship songs that have become gospel glassics. Kirk’s masterful gifts have served to shape and mainstream urban worship music like none other.
Following the success of Kirk’s album Hero, released last year this album is sure to be hugely popular in the gospel and praise market.
Songs For The Storm Vol 1 features all his best songs on one disc along with two brand new previously-unreleased tracks.
We would urge you to listen to the Intro track on this album to hear Kirk's heart behind this collection of his songs.

Reader Comments

Posted by Aye in Glasgow @ 13:53 on Feb 11 2007

I think Kirk's music ministry is teaching the church to 'go out' into the world rather than calling the world to 'come in'. I think thats what Jesus said to do! His music is fantastic.



Posted by Njoki in london @ 17:22 on Jan 15 2007

He's an annoited man of God called to deliver God's word through music. He's my favourite gospel artist of all time.


Reply by Jayti in Nairobi @ 07:52 on Jan 18 2007

Kirk has really affected the lifes of many people through his music and has for sure uplifted me.

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