Phil Wickham - Cannons

Published Thursday 17th January 2008
Phil Wickham - Cannons
Phil Wickham - Cannons

STYLE: Pop
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 33481-13408
LABEL: Inotof 42552
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RELEASE DATE: 2007-10-31
RRP: £9.99

Reviewed by Phil Williams

Now on his third self-penned album the Californian musicianary continues to evolve. Gone are the more raw, guitar-based sounds of 'Phil Wickham' in favour of an array of synths to deliver layer upon layer of thick and keenly crafted pop-rock. Thankfully, the one thing that remains consistent throughout all of Wickham's offerings is his passionate, expressive vocals which soar over the well produced tracks revealing a lyrical depth and the honest emotional intensity of his writing that sets Wickham apart as, I think, one of the better young CCM singer/songwriters of the last few years. Many of the tracks here possess almost anthem-like qualities that wouldn't be out of place on a Coldplay or U2 record. However, it is hard to pick out high and low points here as the songs and performances showcase a powerful songsmith.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Must I Wait [Listen]
2. After Your Heart [Listen]
3. Desire [Listen]
4. Cannons [Listen]
5. Sailing On A Ship [Listen]
6. The Light Will Come [Listen]
7. Shining [Listen]
8. Beautiful [Listen]
9. True Love [Listen]
10. Jesus Lord Of Heaven [Listen]
11. Home [Listen]
12. Spirit Fall [Listen]

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Product Description
From his days as an independent artist, Phil has always had a loyal and dedicated following.
This new release is poised to propel him to the forefront of Christian music. The combination of up-tempo pop, powerful worship and big ballad songs will surely touch the emotional core of the Christian music lover.

Reader Comments

Posted by Amanda Decker in Klamath Falls, Oregon @ 02:41 on Jan 4 2008

The CD Cannons is absolutely outstanding! Every song has soooo much meaning into it! This CD will want to make you worship like theirs no tomarrow. When I put the CD in im in worship mode! I thank GOD for his music!!!! Fantastic Phil!......Your Friend Amanda *:)



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