Paul Oakley, Lara Martin, Noel Richards, David Gate - 4x4 V4

Published Friday 30th June 2006
Paul Oakley, Lara Martin, Noel Richards, David Gate - 4x4 V4
Paul Oakley, Lara Martin, Noel Richards, David Gate - 4x4 V4

RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 18617-10016
LABEL: Kingsway KMCD2698
RELEASE DATE: 2006-06-23
RRP: £4.99

Reviewed by Trevor Kirk

The 4x4 series from Kingsway has nothing to do with Land Rovers or SUVs, and all to do with worship music from some of the UK's many excellent praise and worship leaders and songwriters. Thus in the fourth of the series (hence the V4), Lara Martin of Abundant Life Ministries, Bradford rubs shoulders with veteran Noel Richards, not-quite-so-veteran Paul Oakley and rising star David Gate. As a sampler it works fine, it's good value at 16 tracks and over 77 minutes, and there are only a couple of familiar songs (David's "Led To The Lost" and Paul's "Jesus Lover Of My Soul (It's All About You)" that you might already have in your CD rack. My only quibble is that the mix of styles doesn't make for a homogeneous listening experience, nevertheless it may be worth a look if you're not familiar with any of these guys' music.

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