STYLE: Rock RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 94238-16611 LABEL: Independent FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Stephen Luff
Stoke-on-Trent-based worship man Whitmore clearly is gifted and his talent is opening doors for him. He was recently leading at a recent ECG conference for example. Straight from the energetic opening on the first track, "Freedom Song", it is clear this is a 'nothing held back' worship album both with his style of 'conference' singing and writing style (He has written five songs here). In addition, the writing talents of international worship leaders are also included, Chris Tomin "Made To Worship" and "Sing Sing Sing", Tim Hughes "Alive" and David Crowder's "O Praise Him". Standout tracks for me are the title track (with the last two lines staying in your head for a long time!), and an absolutely breathtaking version of "Be Thou My Vision" sung by Rebecca Wright, who normally provides backing vocals. After listening several times, I have concluded that if these songs were recorded in their natural live environment, it would give this album the edge to make it stand out. As it is, this is a high quality worship album which is well above average.
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