Reana - The Cure

Thursday 1st January 2004
Reana - The Cure
Reana - The Cure

RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
LABEL: Alliance 1902992
RELEASE DATE: 2003-10-03
RRP: £2.50

Reviewed by Mike Rimmer

Here's an album to launch this South African singer on the British public. Taking tracks from the two albums she's released in her home country, this is an excellent introduction that displays her incredible unrestrained vocal talents. Coming off as a cross between Alanis, Tori, Melissa Etheridge and Ashley Cleveland, the opening frantic "Feed Me" will make your jaw drop. Unfortunately, there isn't anything else that is quite as amazing. So you get a lot of songs that are good and feature her amazing voice without really connecting. Shame really. Then curiously there are the ballad versions of worship songs "I Want To Know You" and "Jesus Be The Centre" which are excellent if a little out of place with other material here. Clearly talented, I just wish she'd pull out more funky pop rock like "Feed Me".

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Feed Me [Listen]
2. Revelation [Listen]
3. Blind [Listen]
4. No Question [Listen]
5. Arrogant [Listen]
6. The Cure [Listen]
7. Elevate [Listen]
8. I Want To Know You [Listen]
9. Enough [Listen]
10. No Peas [Listen]
11. Just Fine [Listen]
12. Show You Love [Listen]
13. Jesus, Be The Centre [Listen]

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Reader Comments

Posted by Liz Shea in Jersey @ 14:15 on Mar 19 2010

I totally disagree with this review, and am appalled at it. This is one of my favourite all time Christian albums and the quality is consistent throughout.

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