Lynette - Even There

Published Saturday 16th June 2007
Lynette - Even There
Lynette - Even There

STYLE: MOR / Soft Pop
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 24071-12642
LABEL: Independent WKN0107
RRP: £9.99

Reviewed by Anthony Longville

This album from Nairobi-born Lynette has been 12 years in the making. Four of the songs here were written in 1994. During dark times, Lynette found inspiration in the Malvern Hills, the area where she has lived most of her life. Through her love of the hills she found herself turning to the Psalms as a source of comfort. With the exception of one song based on the psalm-like Isaiah 43, all the compositions on this CD are lifted virtually word for word from the Psalms. No surprise then that "I Lift Up My Eyes To The Hills" is included in this set. Many of the Psalms featured are the most familiar, eg, "Lord You Have Searched Me And Know Me", "The Lord Is My Shepherd", and "Where Can I Go From Your Presence". Initially Lynette, who teaches music, considered the songs to be personal rather than for sharing with a wider audience, but has been encouraged to release the songs so that others might find the same encouragement. The album was recorded in Texas with producer Brian Konzelman who also plays keyboards. The only other instruments are Lynette's - voice, piano and violin. Her expertise musically is very clear. Her voice is more classical than pop. The result is 30 minutes of relaxing and reassuring songs crammed with biblical truth.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Mary Sim in Ledbury, Herefordshire @ 20:10 on May 12 2007

Thank you Lynette for the CD which has so obviously come from your own experience and heart. The singing, the music, the words have all just ministered to me at the right time. Very powerful and moving. I hope the Lord continues to use this gift you have.

Posted by Kathryn La Fontaine in Reading @ 22:01 on May 5 2007

Please do another CD! love the songs especially the one of Psalm 121. A beautiful voice and I love the music, so relaxing to listen to and easy to really listen to the words...found it really encouraging :-)

Posted by Trisha Hutchison in Malvern Worcs @ 11:41 on May 5 2007

Heavenly music, biblically inspired words, composed, played and sung beautifully and sensitively by Lynette. Relaxing, refreshing renewing one's spirit.
Thank you.

Posted by Annelise in Flyford Flavell @ 11:19 on May 3 2007

Lynette has a wonderful God given gift which will be a real blessing to many.
A wonderful way to hear God's word and let it sink into your soul!

Posted by Austin Kershaw in Malvern @ 14:32 on May 2 2007

A fantastic album, both relaxing and inspiring. Very well produced, and an excellent voice :-)
I look forward to hearing future releases!

Posted by Les & Julia in Worcester @ 00:58 on May 2 2007

We were bowled over when we first heard Lynette singing Psalm 139. Lynette's composition and instrumental arrangements are just right to lift these timeless words right up to Heaven! And God has also blessed her with a really beautiful voice. A wonderful CD!

Posted by Diana La Fontaine in Upton on Severn @ 20:47 on May 1 2007

What a lovely CD. Inspiring words beautifully sung. I have found it very encouraging and feel sure it will reach and uplift many people who are struggling.

Posted by Emily in Cutteslowe @ 20:10 on May 1 2007

I especially like listening to 'I lift My Eyes to the Hills'

Posted by Stephen in Oxford @ 15:45 on May 1 2007

I really like this - especially the settings of Psalm 121 and 23

Posted by Anne Sherwood in Exmouth, Devon @ 13:04 on May 1 2007

Hauntingly beautiful...has real integritry. Have already used it in a meditation group as well as listening to it on my own. I shall recommend it to friends.

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