Phil Keaggy - Find Me In These Fields

Saturday 1st September 1990
Phil Keaggy - Find Me In These Fields
Phil Keaggy - Find Me In These Fields

STYLE: Rock
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 3742-432
LABEL: Myrrh 7016899616
FORMAT: 12 inch vinyl Album

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

Long time Keaggy buffs, of which I'm one, who've long been bemused by the guitar Maestro's somewhat erratic albums have been hoping that his delightful 60's sounding "Sunday's Child" was the start of more consistent things and so it proves to be. On this new set the same co-producer Lynn Nichols (the rootsy Steve Taylor side kick), the same session musos (Rick Cua on bass, Mike Mead on kit) and the same "live" studio sound full of energy and a sense of joyful camaraderie connect to produce a delightful album. The songs are good as well, full of humable hooks, Phil sings with more confidence than of old while those stunning axe ids, sometimes recreating early 70's melodic rock memories, sometimes surging on into more contemporary territory are a joy to the ear.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Jerry in Dayton @ 05:55 on Feb 7 2012

This project seem musically relevant even after all these years. Every track is well written and recorded. I would make it a must for every worship leader. Actually, I would make most every Keaggy recording a prerequisite. The title track is a masterful combination of music and lyric complemented by soothing strings and warm melody. One of my favorite Keaggy releases start to finish. Every song is worth exploring.



Posted by Allan in Bristol @ 14:27 on Oct 22 2011

Good review. Maybe I'd give it a nine. Just listening to it now on Spotify after misplacing my old cassette. A very good album.



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