Larry Norman - The Tune

Monday 1st March 2004
Larry Norman - The Tune
Larry Norman - The Tune

STYLE: Jesus Music
RATING 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 9281-8997
LABEL: Solid Rock SRD121
FORMAT: CD Single
RRP: £9.99

Reviewed by Dougie Adam

'The Tune' must probably rank as Larry's finest achievement as a songwriter and recording artist and as such when audiences were calling out their requests mid-concert the song was usually the one piano number which always featured in those fevered shouts from the crowd. In the course of the 14 minutes that the studio version runs for, a parable visiting some of the key points in God's dealing with humanity is told through the lyrics and the music. The point of the story is really only revealed in the last few lines. The piano holds the track together as Larry is backed by some members of the Solid Rock roster at the time and a full orchestra. After years of being out of print it seems that making the song available as a CD single is Larry's way of keeping it available on CD. The one frustration is that the edit piece which concluded the original recording is now separate from the main track and there are 20 blank tracks on the CD between the two pieces. use your remote control and programme tracks 1 and 22 to play one after another and enjoy!

The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.

Interested in reviewing music? Find out more here.

Sample Track Listing:
1. The Tune [Listen]
2. Blank [Listen]
3. Blank [Listen]
4. Blank [Listen]
5. Blank [Listen]
6. Blank [Listen]
7. Blank [Listen]
8. Blank [Listen]
9. Blank [Listen]
10. Blank [Listen]
11. Blank [Listen]
12. Blank [Listen]
13. Blank [Listen]
14. Blank [Listen]
15. Blank [Listen]
16. Blank [Listen]
17. Blank [Listen]
18. Blank [Listen]
19. Blank [Listen]
20. Blank [Listen]
21. Blank [Listen]
22. The Tune (reprise) [Listen]

This track data is supplied by the Cross Rhythms CD/DVD review library. Please note that CD tracks may vary according to release region or product version.

Be the first to comment on this article

We welcome your opinions but libellous and abusive comments are not allowed.












We are committed to protecting your privacy. By clicking 'Send comment' you consent to Cross Rhythms storing and processing your personal data. For more information about how we care for your data please see our privacy policy.

NAVIGATION
CONNECT WITH CROSS RHYTHMS
SIGNUP

Connect with Cross Rhythms by signing up to our email mailing list

It's All About Lives
Cross Rhythms Media Training Centre
MORE ARTICLES
DISCOGRAPHY
ARTIST PROFILES
Artists & DJs A-Z
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #
Or keyword search

 

PRAYER ROOMS
Courts of Praise
Get close to God, be extravagant in declaring your love for Him in our Prayer Room