Keswick - Keswick Praise: How Great Thou Art

Published Thursday 22nd February 2007
Keswick - Keswick Praise: How Great Thou Art
Keswick - Keswick Praise: How Great Thou Art

STYLE: MOR / Soft Pop
RATING 5 5 5 5 5
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 20800-12190
RELEASE DATE: 2006-10-01
RRP: £12.99

Reviewed by Robin Thompson

This is an album of live worship featuring songs from Keswick 2006 and includes worship leaders Sam Chaplin, Andy Fenton, Steve James and John Risbridger. As always with Keswick albums, there is a wide variety of songs featured from the traditional to the contemporary and many in between. As an example of this divergence, on this CD Charles Wesley's classic hymn "And Can It Be" sits just before Laura Story's "Indescribable" in the track order. The strength of Keswick's praise and worship has always been to operate in this way and it is pleasing to see that this collection is no exception. However, although you would class this as contemporary in style, it is reminiscent of worship albums from 10 to 15 years ago. In fact musically it seems rather stilted and rigid, lacking the free flowing feel and inventive arrangements that is heard on many other more youth-orientated live worship collections. If you were at Keswick, or tend to buy their worship albums, you won't be disappointed. If you weren't or don't then you will probably find this disappointing.

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Product Description
Live worship featuring the most powerful and inspiring worship songs from Keswick 2006. Featuring worship leaders Steve James, John Risbridger, Sam Chaplin and Colin Webster. The worship at Keswick has a reputation for its power and vibrancy.

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