Brentwood Kids - Big Songs For Little Kids: I Feel Like Praising

Tuesday 7th May 2002
Brentwood Kids - Big Songs For Little Kids: I Feel Like Praising
Brentwood Kids - Big Songs For Little Kids: I Feel Like Praising

STYLE: Childrens
RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
LABEL: Brentwood 8306106182

Reviewed by Jonathan Evans

This is an album of songs that have been enjoyed and sung by adults, and is now sung by and for children. (For example - "Heart Of Worship" and "My Jesus, My Saviour"). Let me start with one negative, as long as you promise to read through to the end of the review - Okay? My main gripe is that it's just too perfect. These kids sing like robots, with precise enunciation, and even the hardest rhythms are sung without a mistake. This takes something away from the songs, which should have a warmer, more laid back feel to them. However, in the end, it must be judged by the degree to which it inspires worship, and I felt that it did that very well. Most of the songs will be familiar to British audiences, although some have been given a new treatment. The stand out track was a new one to me - "Water", which featured Matt Brouwer. I have teenage children and their verdict was that the album will really appeal to the seven to 11 age range and will be great for helping them to worship, but it's definitely one for the girls rather than the lads.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Forever [Listen]
2. Open The Eyes Of My Heart [Listen]
3. I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever [Listen]

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