Edmund R, Sr Griffin - Drive By Hymns

Monday 1st September 2003
Edmund R, Sr Griffin - Drive By Hymns
Edmund R, Sr Griffin - Drive By Hymns

STYLE: Jazz
RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 7251-7024
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: CD Album

Reviewed by Mike Rimmer

Having heard the previously released house/dance EP, I was expecting more of the same from Edmund R Griffin but instead, here’s something that’s not a new idea! Based in New Jersey, Edmund Griffin pastors a church there and to aid the building fund he’s recorded 10 groovy versions of your standard traditional hymns and demonstrated his fine keyboard skills. The production is very basic and arrangements not very creative and the idea a little old. Undoubtedly a fine player, these instrumental versions are fun but ultimately not a lot more than wallpaper music. Nice wallpaper but wallpaper all the same. Talking of wallpaper, I hope he gets the building work done though.

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