Matt Maher - Welcome To Life

Published Thursday 28th June 2007
Matt Maher - Welcome To Life
Matt Maher - Welcome To Life

STYLE: Roots/Acoustic
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 12976-2628
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Rachel Eadon

The album cover for this Catholic musician from Mesa, Arizona, boasts "a mastery of diverse musical styles" and it's not wrong! No two songs are alike - whereas the title track is light-hearted, lilting and reminiscent of the Beatles, "Isaiah 61" is haunting with its choral backing and a range of percussion. The mixture of acoustic and electric guitar is fantastic and one track even contains a kazoo solo! The lyrics are intense, many taken from Maher's own personal journey with God. Some tracks are also taken straight from the Bible; "Set Me As A Seal" is a breathtakingly beautiful love song. 'Welcome To Life' is an engaging debut and just about justifies the glowing review it gives itself on the cover!

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Welcome To Life [Listen]
2. All Glory To God [Listen]
3. Your Grace Is Enough [Listen]
4. 40 Days [Listen]
5. Isaiah 61 [Listen]
6. Jesus, My Everything [Listen]
7. Jericho [Listen]
8. Void [Listen]
9. Sophia [Listen]
10. Set Me As A Seal [Listen]
11. I Love You, Lord [Listen]
12. Lead Me Home [Listen]

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Reader Comments

Posted by Jacob in Fresberg CA @ 23:43 on Aug 17 2005

Matt Maher is awesome. By Far the best CD i own. BEST CATHOLIC Singer out there....
Matt Maher is one Kewl guy; with one amazing Vision.

Best album song is 40 days or Set me as a Seal



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