Richard Lewis - King Of Angels

Published Monday 10th June 2013
Richard Lewis - King Of Angels
Richard Lewis - King Of Angels

STYLE: MOR / Soft Pop
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 134168-20422
LABEL: 0610696078131
RELEASE DATE: 2012-12-11
RRP: £10.00

Reviewed by Stella Redburn

British singer, songwriter, pianist and worship leader Lewis has travelled widely. In fact, this album was recorded at Hatfield Christian Church, Pretoria, South Africa. Richard uses some of the talented musicians from there: I particularly loved the wonderful lead guitar solos from Luke Van Der Merwe. "You Deserve It All" is a very measured opening track, which really builds to reflect the majesty of heavenly worship. There is a small choir but you can hardly hear them. The title track continues in the same theme, but with an interesting guitar riff. "Holy" is a great song but it would have been nice to hear the congregation who we assume are getting swept up in worship. The track is sub-titled "Spontaneous Song" and is preceded by "Selah". "Favour Unending" is a beautiful song, but being live it comes across as rather long while "Selah 2 - Hosannah!" is another instrumental interlude. The one-time Music Director at Kensington Temple is clearly a gifted musician but it is the invigorating "This Is The Day" featuring a vocal from Ezile Selibi which is, for me, the standout track.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. You Deserve It All [Listen]
2. King Of Angels [Listen]
3. Selah 1 [Listen]
4. Holy [Listen]
5. Favour Unending [Listen]
6. Selah 2 - Hosanna! [Listen]
7. Hiding Place [Listen]
8. This Is The Day [Listen]

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Product Description
The new ‘live’ worship CD from Richard Lewis called King of Angels is now available.

Recorded live in South Africa, graciously hosted by Hatfield Christian Church, Richard leads alongside the wonderful Hatfield worship team headed up by Gerben and Mieke Grooten.

The album features some of Richard’s latest songs while still keeping in the mix the raw and spontaneous tracks that just happened as hearts joined heaven.

There is over an hour of encounter-filled worship.

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