STYLE: World RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 3410-4100 LABEL: Independent FORMAT: CD Album RRP: £4.99
Reviewed by Trevor Kirk
This is a strange one. Looking at the CD sleeve, here's this super cool looking dude with a slinky silky outfit and a watermelon grin and with a radical name like Dizzy K, you might expect some hip hop rapping or some such. In fact, this brother hails from Nigeria, where he had, we are told, quite a following before relocating here and turning out a stream of gospel albums. What you get is easy listening gospel to a synth backing and a drum machine. Dizzy wrote all the songs himself, which is another problem, as they're a fairly ordinary bunch with some of them being rather cliched, repetitive, or both; the clumsily programmed drum machine doesn't help. Dizzy's got a pleasant enough voice, he's joined by a righteous sista on harmony vocals and he even tries some radical exhortation. But it's all a bit flat, dull and humdrum. Disappointing.
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