All Sons & Daughters - All Sons & Daughters

Published Tuesday 5th August 2014
All Sons & Daughters - All Sons & Daughters
All Sons & Daughters - All Sons & Daughters

RATING 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 149807-22053
LABEL: Integrity 0000768564820
RELEASE DATE: 2014-05-05
RRP: £13.00

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

All Sons & Daughters' Leslie Jordan has a voice as delicate as a butterfly's wing and as she glides with tremulous tenderness through these songs of adoration and reflection it becomes clear again why ASAD have risen from the mass of other worship ministries to become CCM best sellers. The opener "You Will Remain" is the duo at their best, a deceptively simple song of faith with little more than a synth wash, a drum machine and Leslie's self-sung harmonies blending perfectly to create its atmosphere of wistful beauty. It's not the only gem here. "Tonight" is haunting as Leslie reflects how she is safe in the arms of her Lord while the country "King Of Glory (You Restore My Soul)", which together with "God With Us" gives David Leonard a rare chance to sing lead, also stay long with the listener. It was also an inspired decision to get the hugely talented Sandra McCracken guesting on "Almighty God". The collection of tracks from three EPs which made up All Sons & Daughters' debut album was marvellous. This is, if anything, better.

The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.

Interested in reviewing music? Find out more here.

Product Description
All Sons & Daughters follow their Dove Award-nominated live album with their first all-new full-length studio record, All Sons & Daughters.

This self-titled album is their most mature and innovative work to date, and unfiltered creativity is the common thread throughout the record. All Sons & Daughters have created a masterpiece that is distinctly different - both sonically and lyrically - from their previous releases, all while staying rooted in the organic sounds of worship for which they are known.

Be the first to comment on this article

We welcome your opinions but libellous and abusive comments are not allowed.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. By clicking 'Send comment' you consent to Cross Rhythms storing and processing your personal data. For more information about how we care for your data please see our privacy policy.