STYLE: Childrens RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 1436-1845 LABEL: Kingsway KMCD2325 FORMAT: CD Album RELEASE DATE: 2001-04-20 RRP: £0.99
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
Any lyricist who compares the Godhead to Chicken McNuggets can obviously live with the occasional criticism. So let's say at the offset that this children's ministry man is decidedly erratic in his songwriting. When he gets it right, like on the pop-dancer "When I'm Late For School (That's The Time I Talk To Jesus)", or the fun filled "You Can't Have Jerry (We All Need To Be With Jesus)", the effect is invigorating. On other occasions, like the crushingly banal "I Will Praise The Lord" or "Let's All Sing A Travelling Song" the effect is painful. Ralph, as Zero Option, once pumped out evangelistic dance pop for teenagers. I'm pleased the needy kids music arena has opened up for him. Now he just needs someone to sort out his good ideas from his naff ones.
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