London Community Gospel Choir - 21st Anniversary Concert Live At Abbey Road Special Edition
STYLE: Gospel RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 33936-13740 LABEL: Kingsway Music KMCD2844 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 2 EXTRAS: bonus DVD RELEASE DATE: 2008-01-18 RRP: £1.00
Reviewed by Gareth Duffield
If you know anything about Christian music then you've probably heard of the London Community Gospel Choir and even if you haven't you've probably come across them in the mainstream doing backing for various artists and media projects. The CD and DVD are already on the shelves but this special edition '21st Anniversary Concert Live At Abbey Road' packages both formats together for all collectors keen to get a historic memento when Britain's best and longest running gospel choir met up in EMI's legendary studios with a whole host of guest stars. Thrilling, spirit-moving stuff. The live evening celebration displays some of the best in gospel music under the leadership of Rev Bazil Meade as well as contributions from guest worship leaders Matt Redman, Martin Smith and Sam & Dave's Sam Baker.
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The London Community Gospel Choir celebrates its rich history, as well as its future, with this definitive album recorded in Abbey Road’s famous Studio One, before an invited audience. Together with some of the many great artists they have worked with over the years, the choir gives a typically enthralling performance of songs – old and new – that have been honed to perfection over twenty-one extraordinary years.