The Electrics - Reel, Folk'n'Rock'n'Roll

Wednesday 1st May 2002
The Electrics - Reel, Folk'n'Rock'n'Roll
The Electrics - Reel, Folk'n'Rock'n'Roll

STYLE: Roots/Acoustic
RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
LABEL: PGF Media PGD1050

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

You should be able to get this in the UK Christian bookshops pretty soon but if, like me, you're clammoring to get your hands on the latest CD from the world's greatest Christian rock'n'reel band, The Electrics' leader Sammy Horner will sell you a German import (intriguingly, Scotland's finest are signed to a German secular company). Though recorded in Nashville, this riotous romp of rollicking jigs, surprisingly gutsy rock guitars and Sammy's wonderful way with lyrics, make this a million miles away from Nashville production line stuff. Producer Phil Madeira wisely lets the songs speak for themselves and whether plaintive ("Kaydee's Lament") or romping ("Finest Fiddle On The Earth"), the effect is continually engaging. Another Electrics album to treasure.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. The Finest Fiddle [Listen]
2. The Grass Is Greener [Listen]
3. KD's Lament [Listen]
4. Dennis Goes And Does It [Listen]
5. Rejoice And Be Happy [Listen]
6. Someone Loves You Anyway [Listen]
7. Both Sides Of You [Listen]
8. Lazarus [Listen]
9. There You Are [Listen]
10. Jenny Macdonald's Birthday [Listen]
11. Lossie By The Sea [Listen]
12. If I Could Say I Love You [Listen]

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