The Imperials - Legacy 1978-1989

Monday 1st December 1997
The Imperials - Legacy 1978-1989
The Imperials - Legacy 1978-1989

STYLE: Pop
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 17056-16401
LABEL: Word
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Dawn Tucker

This double CD collection is taken from the time that the Imperials spent signed to Word. The male quartet formed in 1964, although they didn't sign to Word until 1976. They have supported many other artists including Elvis Presley, as well as having a very successful career of their own. The Imperials' work has a gospel feel to it with mellow tracks like "Living Without Your Love" and "One More Song For You" which starts with a resonant keyboard backing. It also has many upbeat creations like "I'm Forgiven" and "The Trumpet Of Jesus". Overall, it's superbly produced pop with a definite '80s feel to it, but hey, it's good to relive that era occasionally! If you remember the Imperials and have worn out your vinyl this is for you.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. The Trumpet Of Jesus [Listen]
2. Heed The Call [Listen]
3. Because Of Who You Are [Listen]
4. New Creation [Listen]
5. Devoted To You [Listen]
6. One More Song For You [Listen]
7. Oh Buddha [Listen]
8. They See God There [Listen]
9. Praise The Lord [Listen]
10. Free The Fire [Listen]
11. Higher Power [Listen]
12. Rest In Your Arms [Listen]
13. Eagle Song [Listen]
14. Let The Wind Blow [Listen]
15. Power Of God [Listen]
16. Not To Us, O Lord [Listen]

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