Pam Thum - Signature Songs

Saturday 1st April 2000
Pam Thum - Signature Songs
Pam Thum - Signature Songs

STYLE: Pop
RATING 5 5 5 5 5
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 1996-24102
LABEL: Greentree 8441831602
FORMAT: CD Album
RRP: £4.99

Reviewed by Philip Croft

This album by Pam Thum is one of a number of compilations by Greentree Records. Pam has now been recording since 1993 and has more than the odd Dove award to her credit and is a mainstream star in South Africa. I have to be honest and say that I was a little bit disappointed. Sure I expected the album to be typical American MOR/FM type music but was not expecting to hear something so middle of the road. For anyone reading who has also not heard Pam before then I can only compare her style to Celine Dion with a subtle hint of country to it (nine out of the 10 songs on this album are dead slow, orchestrated, slushy ballads). Personally I felt that the songs were much too samey and full of sentimentality rather than genuine sentiment. So much so that I had to go away and listen to some Delirious? afterwards to recover.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Starting To Rain [Listen]
2. In The Middle Of It All [Listen]
3. If I Were [Listen]
4. If Ever There Was Love [Listen]
5. I Will Stand [Listen]
6. Life Is Hard (God Is Good) [Listen]
7. Will You Come To Jesus [Listen]
8. See You In The Morninng [Listen]
9. It's Okay To Cry [Listen]
10. Come Home [Listen]

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