STYLE: MOR / Soft Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 5631-5469 LABEL: Hosanna HOSCD01 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
I suppose it's sound marketing to repackage any available Graham Kendrick material such is Britain's Christian bookshop's insatiable demand for all things Kendrick. So on 'Only By Grace" Integrity Music have dusted off tracks from two old Hosanna albums ('Amazing Love', 1990 and "Crown Him', 1991) featuring Graham as a 'guest' worship leader (meaning they've flown over the multi-track masters of phoney live worship, taken off the American worship leader and inserted the British worship leader). Considering how it was done it's hardly surprising the tracks here sound stilted and lacking energy. Some classic songs ("Heaven Is In Your Heart", "Great Is The Lord", "Amazing Love", "Shine Jesus Shine") but you'll find much better recordings on other albums.
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