Debby Smith - Only You

Tuesday 1st October 1991
Debby Smith - Only You

STYLE: MOR / Soft Pop
RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
LABEL: Kingsway Music KMC500
FORMAT: Cassette Album
RRP: £1.50

Reviewed by Tony May

As someone in no danger of winning a medal for devotion to praise and worship albums, I approached this with some trepidation. Nice surprise to find a clear, sweet voice parading a collection of songs which display depth of content, quality of composition and musical expertise. Debby has shared in several Vineyard albums and this, her solo album, carries all the professionalism associated with such musicians as Jeff Lams, Hadley Hockensmith and Marty Walsh - quality control ensured. Several songs are by John Wimber but the real gems come from Andy Park, particularly his superb title song "Only You". The musical category is generally a conventional typically Californian mellow pop, with subtle country flavouring, but never bland or boring. The emphasis is on Debby's delightful voice, which coaxes the best from some good material. A better tape than most of its kind.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Mary Molina in Palmdale California @ 02:48 on Feb 13 2011

I got this CD when my Father passed several years ago and never tire if it . Her voise is light refreshing and fills your heart praise and love. I have lost the case it came in and I would love to find out if there is any way to get the words and music since I would love to introduce her CD Only You to our choir. Debby's music and voice is beautyful and our choir would do her justis. If you can help me please Email and if not Thank You Mary Molina

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