Norman Patrick Morrison - Dance, O Child Of God!

Published Wednesday 13th October 2004
Norman Patrick Morrison - Dance, O Child Of God!
Norman Patrick Morrison - Dance, O Child Of God!

STYLE: Roots/Acoustic
RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 11776-10557
LABEL: Independent
RRP: £10.00

Reviewed by David Street

As a tribute to the tragic death of his daughter, California-based Norman Patrick Morrison has put together this collection of songs as a testimony to the faithful loving God who never leaves us. Reminiscent of Don Francisco, Morrison tells the story of his journey of faith with telling titles including "I've Got Faith, Sleep Tight My Child" and "God Showed His Love", culminating with "Oh I Trust You Lord!" There is an unusual mixture of genre in this project but for the most part Norman is a folk-rock worshipper who preaches, prays and praises and even prophesies in song. "The King's Coming" was chosen because it was a song his daughter used to dance to when she was a little girl. Ironically it's about Christ's return. There is no better reason for dancing! Thus the chosen title track is "Dance O Child of God."

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Reader Comments

Posted by Brian P in Fremont @ 17:50 on Nov 21 2008

These are not just songs but thought invoking prayers form a very dear friend. Norm’s songs have a way of making you feel GOD. Each has a message of hope and the love that comes from God. They minister to your soul and to your heart, giving you comfort and joy all at the same time. This is a must have CD for any collection. Let it minister to you today and every day. In these times its good to know that men like Norm still know how to give glory to God and worship in truth of His Word in Christ Jesus. Norms mixture of the Word of God and life experiences mix in a way that will challenge you and bring healing to you all at the same time. As you listen to this CD you will experience the Fathers love and the love of a father. This CD is a blessing.

Posted by michael herrera in pianos N'strings dublin calif. @ 23:34 on Mar 19 2007

Dance O' Child of God is definately an inspiration to listen to. I was happy to play classical guitar on the album. I pray that every one involved in the project as well as the public that purchases the album be blessed by God as only He can bless!

Posted by Jim Eckstrom in Fremont, CA @ 22:50 on Feb 14 2006

I was really surprised by the polished production of this CD and even more surprised how great and fun it was listening to it! It is an awesome worship CD and tribute of how great a Father's love, and, The Father's Love (for us all) is. Definitely recommend this CD.

Posted by Sister Ann Marguerit in Lewiston, Idaho @ 18:56 on Dec 2 2005

Dance O Child of God is music from the heart of one with strong faith and a great love for the daughter he mourns. Having met Carly Beth shortly before the accident which took her from us, I see in the music, a beautiful sketch of her young life and a father's love.

Posted by Michael Caruana in Malta @ 22:52 on Dec 1 2005

Norman, Your music is inspiring and heartfelt. This is what I call authentic contemporary Christian Music. Your CD is a precious resource for our play list. God Bless you.

Posted by Sami Segale in Hayward, CA @ 19:41 on Dec 1 2005

I really am enjoying all the songs.

Posted by Mark Donahue in Hayward Hills, Calif. @ 18:28 on Dec 1 2005

I have never experenced another tape or Cd, that I can listen to over and over or have I ever once yet fail to be filled with the wholly spirit that radiats though Norm's music. This music blisses everyone. I love it so much I personally bought dozens of the CD. to bless others, God bless you Bro.

Posted by Alex Quintana in San Jose,ca @ 16:38 on Nov 29 2005

I had the honor of working with Norm on this project and playing on a few songs. He is an insperation to all especially through his lyric and song.I recommend this album to all.

Posted by Keith in Fremont, Ca @ 01:00 on Nov 29 2005

This a labor of love from Norm. All the songs speak to a part of me.

I have known Norm for 3 years and have played with him many times. HE is talented on the guitar as well as writing songs. He is a tremedous spirit that I proudly call brother and friend.

I would highly reccommend this CD to anyone that wants to be touched with a personal album.

Posted by Stan Skarbek in San Jose, CA @ 00:39 on Nov 29 2005

I have this CD. Norm Morrison's heart comes through in his songs. Most of the songs strike a chord in my own heart. I strongly recommend his CD.

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