Julia Bradley - Against The Tide

Thursday 1st December 1994
Julia Bradley - Against The Tide
Julia Bradley - Against The Tide

RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
LABEL: Myrrh MYRCD 1307

Reviewed by Andrea Shearn

This recording is a combination of good singing, good lyrics and great production. Julia Bradley addresses difficult life issues, from loneliness to adultery, and responds with a strong evangelistic edge. The tracks are generally of a laid back tempo, very easy listening. The lyrics are good, but personally the track that moved me was "Song For Mike" which is a piano instrumental - the high point of the entire album, and it left me wanting to hear more. Music is such a powerful medium, it can often say more without any lyrics. 'Against The Tide' will hold most of its appeal with those 25 and upwards, who enjoy evangelistic/ministry songs in a slightly more contemporary style.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Adrian Porter in Spain @ 07:50 on Jan 29 2010

I have to admit I completely agree with the above review. Song for Mike is a thoughtful piece as is Footsteps. I saw Julia perform the work from this album in 1995 at Greenbelt at a time when I needed some guidance and personal help and was instantly hooked by the thoughts and care each track offered! She was kind enough to sign it too! I'd love to know how Julia is and how she is doing....if anyone can tell me.

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