PFR - Goldie's Last Day

Tuesday 1st February 1994
PFR - Goldie's Last Day
PFR - Goldie's Last Day

STYLE: Rock
RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 2706-252
LABEL: Sparrow SPD1403
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RRP: £4.99


Reviewed by Tony Cummings

When known as Pray For Rain the band made a dazzlingly successful debut into the wunnerful world of American Christian radio and this is the follow up. Excellent it is too. PFR's forte is hook-filled rock of the Newsboys variety with production values that only come from months of expensive studio time. One aside on those production values - as a man called Solomon once observed, "there's nothing new in the producer's armoury" (my paraphrase). The old-time neo-megaphone intro to "Goldie's Last Day" is uncannily like something Terry Taylor might have dreamed up during Daniel Amos' "Horrendous Disc' period. But I digress. This is a top notch pop rock album - to be filed (if you ever get it off your CD player) next to the Newsboys' 'Not Ashamed'.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Walk Away From Love [Listen]
2. By Myself [Listen]
3. That Kind Of Love [Listen]
4. Dying Man [Listen]
5. Spinnin' Round [Listen]
6. Goldieīs Last Day [Listen]
7. Satisfied [Listen]
8. I Donīt Understand [Listen]
9. Mercy Man [Listen]
10. Shine [Listen]
11. Wait For The Sun [Listen]
12. Gargle A Simple Melody (Bonus Track) [Listen]

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Reader Comments

Posted by Don in state of Delaware @ 13:20 on Aug 31 2011

I like the writer's commentary on this cd; a little short , but nonetheless if you like the Newsboys, you will definitely like these guys no doubt! One year after their debut; CCM radio played the mellow "That Kind Of Love". I loved it immediately; hit written all over it! This cd is full of great ccm to hear! "Dying Man"; who cannot relate to the chorus words. "By Myself" starts off like first hit last year "Pray for Rain".
I like cd closer "Wait for the Sun" it connects:the tag takes you back to late 60's. Half of these songs are contained on "The Late Great"-1997.
GOD Bless! -Don



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