STYLE: Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 16168-11026 LABEL: Reunion 0234101042 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1 RRP: £9.99
Reviewed by David Faulkner
15 years in, the successful CCM star records with a regularity many would envy. Her latest draws together songs by various writers (from herself to Carole King), none of them newly minted for this release, all on the theme of comfort. It is released to both the Christian and secular markets and easily straddles both. A simple recording, it relies merely on piano, guitar and voice. The arrangements are too relaxed, if not soporific, and feminine for this jaundiced male. But for those whose musical field is defined by the mature end of The X Factor and who could do with some gentle encouragement, I commend this for your edification.
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Kathy Troccoli continues to be one of the premier artists/speakers/authors in women's ministry today. Her unique combination of insightful message with stirring songs affects hundreds of thousands. Now, even more of the songs shared with these audiences are available to you through her new album, Comfort.
Filled with reassurance and hope, Comfort speaks from Kathy's heart with
songs such as Goodbye For Now and her newest song, Morningstar, written about her mother's death, as well as songs of great encouragement and faith like Your Grace, I Believe In You, Lord, and the favourite You've Got A Friend. With light instrumentation and a reflective style, the seven newly-recorded favourites and five new songs on Comfort soothe the soul with a message impacting women across America today.