Liz Clarke - Pure

Published Tuesday 15th June 2010
Liz Clarke - Pure
Liz Clarke - Pure

STYLE: Celtic
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 94237-16610
LABEL: Independent SRS140410
RRP: £10.00

Reviewed by Paul Kerslake

Liz's previous album 'The Dream' was recorded in Nashville and was a relatively gentle Celtic acoustic affair. For the follow up Liz collaborated with Paul McIlwaine, and unusually the album was created completely online from their respective locations, they didn't actually meet each other face to face. The 13 tracks contained within are composed of various styles, from the dance with a hint of Bhangra for the opener "Holy Holy" to the pop of "Holy Rain" and simple acoustic of the title track and "Whispers Of Love". The guitar playing on these two tracks is really exceptional and highlights Paul's expertise with an acoustic. As the album progresses more and more exposure is given to the acoustic side of Paul's production and playing. I like the fact that Liz has experimented with different styles throughout the album, however, when it's just her voice and Paul's guitar, something quite magical happens.

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Reader Comments

Posted by barry dickson in belfast @ 21:43 on Feb 5 2011

My worship leader in my home church so obviously i\'m going to be biased, but Liz is a highly rated worship leader and singer with a unique style and this is no exception. the album is straight from her experience of Father God. I have played and sung with Liz for quite a few years now and she is in demand travelling to events throughout the UK and even further afield in America her music is in demand and the musicality of this recording is no exception. Paul who plays is a very accomplished musician and the combination of his music and Liz\'s voice makes for a great and blessed listen

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