Phillip LaRue - Songs I Found On The Floor

Published Sunday 21st February 2016
Phillip LaRue - Songs I Found On The Floor
Phillip LaRue - Songs I Found On The Floor

STYLE: Roots/Acoustic
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 159380-23533
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: Digital Only EP

Reviewed by Stephen Luff

It's been quite awhile since Phillip was enjoying CCM success, duetting with his sister Natalie in the duo LaRue. In recent times Phillip has forged out a new career as a producer and songwriter working with such big hitters as Jars Of Clay and Brandon Heath. Contained here on this four-track EP (available as a free download at the time of writing) are recordings not used elsewhere. The first two are demos (although compared to several demos I have heard, you would not know it!). "Set Them Free" is a simple engaging song about carrying loads while "Who You Are" is a message of encouragement and support. The two live tracks "How Do You Say Goodbye" and "Branches Of Heaven" are equally special - you feel as if Phillip is sharing something personal with you. These are great songs which are well worth investigating!

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