STYLE: Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 146727-21375 LABEL: Independent FORMAT: CD EP ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Lins Honeyman
This five track debut EP sees Scottish singer/songwriter Amie team up with Sound Consultancy producer Andy Baker to offer up a collection of easy going songs that reference Aitken's relationship with God. Aitken currently seems most at home in the airy pop territory of the title track - a song that deftly denounces a previous lusting for fame in exchange of being alone with God - whilst the inviting "Take My Hand" showcases Aitken's warm vocal style as well as her skills as a piano player. Elsewhere, the edgy defiance of "Meet My Maker" and the intriguing "Last Breath" - the latter co-penned with Baker - show a more complex side to Aitken's writing and tell of God's love in a way that promises good things to come should she continue in this vein. Also included is a re-recorded version of Aitken's previous single "This I Know" - better known as the Sunday school perennial "Jesus Loves Me" - and, whilst this track doesn't quite match the standard of its more developed counterparts on this EP, it does hint at a formative artist willing to take a chance.
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