STYLE: Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 169873-26798 LABEL: Independent FORMAT: CD EP ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Lins Honeyman
Matt and Abi Horner are worship leaders based in the north east of England and their debut EP sees the pair offer up five original songs that praise God with assurance and passion. From the stirring opener "Your Love" onwards, it's clear that this is a quality affair with Sam Archer's spotless production providing the perfect backdrop to some simply stunning vocal performances from Matt and Abi. The couple's ability to soar with power when needed and then drop back into tender mode is what makes each song come alive and, thanks to their collective talents, relatively straightforward and mid-tempo worship fare such as the title track and the self-explanatory "Know You More" become potent offerings of praise. In particular, Abi's incredible range is highlighted in the atmospheric "Refuge" - something very special happens when she enters the lower end of her register - whilst the stripped back "Watching Over Me" sees the talented Horners finish their debut release with confidence.
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