Karen Peck And New River - The Best Of Karen Peck And New River

Published Thursday 13th March 2008
Karen Peck And New River - The Best Of Karen Peck And New River
Karen Peck And New River - The Best Of Karen Peck And New River

STYLE: Southern Gospel
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 24342-12141
LABEL: Spring Hill CMD1130
RELEASE DATE: 2007-03-01
RRP: £9.99

Reviewed by David Faulkner

Multi-award winning Southern gospel soprano Karen Peck left Spring Hill Records last year for Daywind. This CD compiles her time on Bill Gaither's label. Her voice is clear and pure and is backed well by harmonies from her trio. Her particular brand of Southern gospel isn't of the old-time hymn variety, it's more country (when it was still western) sprinkled with a dose of power ballads and AOR pop. Like traditional Grand Old Opry acts, the lyrics try to be clever. Sometimes they make a good point: "Four Days Late" is on time for Jesus, in the raising of Lazarus. Other times, they are corny: "Is There A Christian In The House?" instead of a doctor.

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Product Description
The best of Karen Peck & New River.

Reader Comments

Posted by Dan Savage @ 20:56 on Jan 29 2010

What I am really looking for is the lyrics to her song Christian in the House. Would like to sing it at church, but need the lyrics. Can you help me out on this?

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