John Nuttall - Father's Love

Published Wednesday 6th May 2009
John Nuttall - Father's Love
John Nuttall - Father's Love

STYLE: Roots/Acoustic
RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 74296-15046
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: CD Mini-album
RRP: £9.00

Reviewed by Andy Whitehead

John Nuttall, church elder, worship leader and school head teacher from Lancashire, provides us with this encouraging, short-but-sweet mini-album. The album contains seven tracks, one of which is an instrumental version of an earlier song. It says something about the quality of the music because I found myself left wanting more at the end of it. The songs are all piano-driven ballads making good use of string arrangements and acoustic guitar. Sadly, the strings occasionally sound synthesised and fake (particularly in "I Delight In You"), which gives the songs an undeservedly amateur feel. The lyrics are uplifting and feel like an intimate and poetic glimpse into Nuttall's conversations with God. Simple but effective, the words are uncomplicated but moving and skilfully avoid sounding cheesy despite their simplicity and directness. This album is peaceful, calm and thoughtful, ideal for reflective or chill-out times because it is emotive and deep but at the same time not intrusive or demanding.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Joanne Mason in Hollinwood Oldham @ 09:57 on Jul 9 2017

Hi John , I saw your CDs of Father love while back now was so touched by your gifting and how it touched my heart , told a lady who a Christian the other day about your music and CDs . Wish we had a church local who as this gift like yours in Rochdale . Just seen your other cd now sons and daughters ... There's a few of us at moment who meet and been hurt by the church now we don't attend church no more was also listening to some of your services ...

Posted by Monika Gross in Germany @ 10:16 on Dec 14 2012

Dear Mr Nuttal

thanks a lot for all the good work you are doing!
(Praise the Lord :-))

I´ve recently discovered your CD father´s love
and it means a lot to me.
I couldn´t find a proper homepage of yours
and it is hard to find you in Germany.
Is there any chance of getting the lyrics
of father´s love or at least of welcome home somewhere?

Merry Christmas!

Yours Sincerely

Monika Groß

Posted by jenny in shropshire @ 14:09 on Jul 18 2012

Thankyou for such an amazing cd!
It just ministers to me each time I hear it.
Every blessing!!

Posted by John Nuttall in Oldham, United Kingdom @ 22:45 on May 25 2011

hi wouter and emilie and thanks
i am in ede in october
emailing me is easier
love john

Posted by Wouter & Emilie in netherlands @ 11:09 on May 23 2011

We love the Father's Love cd! It has a healing and soothing quality to it. Do you have a website where we can see when you are coming to Holland? We would love to hear you speak about the Father's love. Thank you!

Posted by John Nuttall in Oldham, United Kingdom @ 12:42 on May 9 2011

hi marlou
all my cds and the book are on crossrhythms web-site
this is a great place to buy them
love john

Posted by Marlou Schat in Dronten. The Netherlands @ 14:23 on Apr 15 2011

Dear John,
I got your CD "Father's Love " from a friend of mine, Aafje Schutter. She also lives in Dronten. The first time I heard your songs, we drove to church together and instantly I fell in love with your beautifull music and lyrics (and of course your beautifull voice!)
I listen to your songs every day. It gives me strenght in my believe in our Heavenly Father.
Did you make more CD's, for I'd like to have them all!
Please keep going on making music and songs!
May God bless you( actually He already did by giving you these talents)
Thank you!
Warm regards,
Marlou Schat

Posted by John Nuttall in Oldham, United Kingdom @ 20:28 on Mar 30 2011

hi rosina
there are two fathers love cds 1 and 2. I don't know which you have.
there is gentle music also on 'joining with the angels'.

Posted by rosina s scudder in Seaford, East Sussex @ 07:15 on Mar 26 2011

Thank you for this cd. It was given by a friend, play constantly in the car and have one at home, and buying it for my friends. It sooths me, encourages me draws me close to my "Heavenly Father" never had an earthly one. But now I draw closer to "Father God" than any other person. Can you recommend any other gentle cds youv'e made? Praise God. and bless you

Posted by John Nuttall in Oldham, United Kingdom @ 20:39 on Sep 30 2010

hi kate thanks for this
good to hear from you

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