Priscilla Bailey - Walking In The Light

Published Tuesday 24th April 2018
Priscilla Bailey - Walking In The Light
Priscilla Bailey - Walking In The Light

STYLE: Gospel
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 169053-26580
LABEL: Daisy

Reviewed by Lins Honeyman

Birmingham-based gospel singer Priscilla Bailey's first full length album is a sophisticated affair and one that puts the UK artist's classic soul voice against a polished backdrop that combines the sounds of smooth jazz, neo soul and contemporary gospel to good effect. The overriding theme of finding hope through God is put across with passion in the likes of the self-explanatory "You've Gotta Have Hope" and the opener "Without God" whilst the evangelical title track encourages the listener to follow Jesus. Elsewhere, "You Don't Have To Worry" has a delightful '80s feel - the kind of post-disco electronic soul that the likes of Janet Jackson or Whitney Houston would have employed during their respective heydays - and this, along with a guest turn from Chos3n's Juliette Farrell on the upbeat "Make The Best Of It" and the more straightforward piano-led gospel of "Wonderful", helps to keep things varied. Bailey's confident, classy but never histrionic vocal performance is the star of the show and helps make her debut album a strong one.

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Reader Comments

Posted by David in London @ 09:48 on May 16 2018

This album is amazing!! Need more from you Priscilla!

Reply by Priscilla Bailey in Essex @ 20:24 on Jun 23 2018

Thanks so much David. There is more music to come. God bless.

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