Jason Bare - Beautiful Design

Published Thursday 7th April 2011
Jason Bare - Beautiful Design
Jason Bare - Beautiful Design

RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 105669-17787
LABEL: Independent

Reviewed by Helen Dean

Virginia-based singer/songwriter Jason has collaborated here with several other composers, notably Felicia Barton, and a good number of musicians to put together an impressive album, produced by Loren Barton and Nathan Walters. Mainly written over a three to four year period it has the feel of being crafted and organic rather than rushed. The tragic back story of "Story Of Grace - Amanda's Song" was the catalyst for Jason to "get serious" about his music, coming up with songs of hope and faith as a result. He hits the ground running with the lively opener "You Found Me", "Blame", "Over The Edge" and "Freely", with its lively sing-a-long refrain, continuing the joyful pop feel. There are songs with big musical production, like the title track, and slightly quieter ones such as "Touch The Sky" and "I Want To Feel You". The bonus track "For The First Time" is a beauty, telling the nativity story from Mary and Joseph's point of view.

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