STYLE: Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 1476-1893 LABEL: Metro One 080688551827 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1 RRP: £10.99
Reviewed by James Lewis
The first thing that struck me a bout this album was how much Mademoiselle Lewis' voice has matured since her early days in CCM. These days it is a remarkably flexible tool, ranging from the polished tones on some of the ballads here which compare to the songs of Celine Dion or Toni Braxton, to some of the more upbeat songs, where she approaches the throatiness of Maria McKee. Production values are high throughout, although the electric piano on "For Such A Time As This" is too syrupy for these ears. Lyrically, the album is not too far from most of our Britpraise "stars" in content and this album shouldn't do anything to harm her sales in the UK - she's already pretty big in the US, I gather. It's not an album I can honestly get really excited about, but it's a pretty strong release nevertheless. Anyone who would like some mildly alternative worship not sung by a bloke would be advised to give this a whirl.
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