STYLE: Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 155833-22942 LABEL: Centricity FORMAT: CD EP ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
Jared has, of course, been turning out popular worship songs for quite a few years and although some of them have not made is across the pond numbers like "The King Is Coming" and "Amazed" will ring a bell with some congregations. Now signed to Centricity Music this is Jared's debut EP for the label. It kicks off well with the title track featuring some biting electric guitar and a lyric which declares that God is with us in the middle of the storm. "Overboard" is another memorable song with some rousing gang vocals and a lead which sounds uncannily like Matt Maher, though the cover of "Almighty" is pleasant enough but not as strong as the Tomlin original. More interesting is the closer "Sweet Salvation", sung almost acappella with hand clicks and a bit of beat boxing. I don't think there's a song here that registers as much as his best numbers with the Desperation Band, but I may be wrong and it is clear that Jared remains one of America's most singable modern worship men.
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