STYLE: World RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 19238-1784 LABEL: Christian Solidarity Worldwide FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Stephen Luff
Helen Berhane is one of over a thousand Christians detained without trial in Eritrea for not belonging to an ''official church''. Helen spends most of her days in solitary confinement inside shipping containers which experience both the heat of the day and the cold of the night. This recording, originally from 2003, contains 10 songs all written by Helen and sung in her own language. The songs demonstrate a talent for catchy songs backed, it appears, by synthesised backing tracks. Unfortunately, the recording quality is poor which can be distracting. However, this is a tribute to Helen's steadfast faith in the face of persecution and a reminder to us all to pray for our brothers and sisters facing such experiences.
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