Tauren Wells - Hills And Valleys (Deluxe Edition)

Published Wednesday 30th August 2017
Tauren Wells - Hills And Valleys (Deluxe Edition)
Tauren Wells - Hills And Valleys (Deluxe Edition)

STYLE: R&B
RATING 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 166177-25682
LABEL: Reunion
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Stephen Luff

Tauren's work with CCM hitmakers Royal Tailor has been the platform to launch a successful solo career and this, his debut full-length album, is packed with radio-friendly music and soulful R&B vocals. Despite his young age, there is evidence of musical maturity in both the songs and their delivery. "All About You" featuring great support vocals from Hollyn, is pop R&B at its very best. "Nothing But You" is a beautifully atmospheric produced track with lyrics like "All I see is smoke/All I see is mirrors/Trying to find myself in a blurry picture. . ." Rap artist Davies also adds a special ingredient to the track. "Known" is a beautifully simple Bruno Mars sounding delight to the ears. The deluxe version alongside remixes of album tracks contains a cracking version of Earth Wind and Fire's "September" which sounds great even if it doesn't have Philip Bailey's lead vocal. Overall, 'Hills And Valleys' is a hugely successful debut.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. When We Pray [Listen]
2. All About You Ftg Hollyn [Listen]
3. Never Gonna Let Me Go [Listen]
4. Hills And Valleys [Listen]
5. Nothing But You Ftg Davies [Listen]
6. Known [Listen]
7. Love Is Action [Listen]
8. Undefeated Ftg KB [Listen]
9. All My Love [Listen]
10. God's Not Done With You [Listen]
11. September [Listen]
12. Supernatural [Listen]
13. God's Not Done With You Original Demo [Listen]
14. Hills And Valleys The Hills Remix [Listen]
15. Hills And Valleys The Valleys Version [Listen]

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