STYLE: Gospel RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 2719-265 LABEL: Benson 8441822262 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Terry Wright
Larnelle Harris has of course done it all Stateside, moving from black gospel to heavily orchestrated 'inspirational' music. Here, they've drafted in some top producers to give veteran Larnelle pop R&B appeal. Personally, it leaves me cold, at times it all sounds so much like Michael Bolton that I want to scream! However, I assume a review is intended to remain as unbiased as possible, so here goes. Lyrically the album is commendable -I can't find a single fault or any Christian cliches (which devalues a song/album one 100 cent) and there's also an interesting workover of "All Hail The Power Of Jesus' Name". Musically, after the first three songs I want something different, all the songs sound the same (although the tracks are not indistinguishable). Having said that, though, this is a good album (he says that objectively!) and if for some reason you like this style of music, or are a Mr Harris fan, it's worth buying.
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