Hebron - For Such A Time As This

Published Tuesday 21st July 2015
Hebron - For Such A Time As This
Hebron - For Such A Time As This

STYLE: Messianic
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 156384-23112
RELEASE DATE: 2015-05-29
RRP: £12.99

Reviewed by Stephen Luff

Hebron are British purveyors of Messianic worship music consisting of Helen Shapiro (who was, of course, once a bona fide pop star back in the '60s), Chrissy Rodgers (of the Star Of David Singers) and multi-instrumentalist Simon Elman. Here they present 16 songs with an intriguing stylistic mix which takes in jazz, folk and bluegrass all with a Jewish feel. "Thou Wilt Keep" presents Helen's jazz vocal style while I especially enjoyed Chrissy's six string banjo on "Adon Olam". Vocally, the combination works extremely well, examples including "Psalm 147" where the combination of Simon's light tenor alongside the gentler vocals of Helen and Chrissy is just right, and the country/folk arrangement of "A Little Bit Of Heaven" is a real pleasure. All in all these three talented musicians have delivered a first class album.

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Product Description
‘FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS’ – A new CD with a refreshing new sound from HEBRON!

HEBRON, featuring Helen Shapiro, Chrissy Rodgers and Simon Elman, present their Biblical Messianic songs in a variety of styles, including Folk, Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass and Hebraic. With their close vocal harmonies and acoustic instruments (bass, guitars, ukuleles and banjo), Hebron’s music will, no doubt, have broad appeal. In these 16 tracks, most of them original, Hebron endeavours to declare a simple and clear Gospel message so needed today.

Arise / I Lift My Eyes / Adon Olam / Thou Wilt Keep / Psalm 23 / Psalm 147 / Little Bit Of Heaven / Come, Let Us Return / Hinei Ma Tov / Shema (Love Is) / They Overcame / I Was Glad / I Heard The Voice Of Jesus Say / Weep, Wail / Song From Isaiah 53 / If That Don’t Make You Want To Go

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