Renee Garcia - A Different World

Published Saturday 22nd May 2010
Renee Garcia - A Different World
Renee Garcia - A Different World

RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 24163-9157
LABEL: Reunion RRAR0039
FORMAT: 12 inch vinyl Album
RRP: £4.99

Reviewed by Mike Rimmer

Signed to the Reunion Record label in the late '80s, Renee Garcia had proved herself as an adept singer as a backing vocalist, most notably with Amy Grant's band but stepped into the spotlight with 'Living In The Vertical' in 1987. The following year she followed up with this Chris Eaton produced slice of pop funk. Obviously the production is solidly '80s with its keyboard driven sound but what makes this album work is the fact that the songs really stand up. So highlights include the groovy "Victim Of Circumstance" and the danceable "Perfection" as well as the closing "I Will Never Leave You". Topping everything are Garcia's tasty vocal performances which remind you that she was a class act!

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Reader Comments

Posted by Don in state of Delaware @ 21:59 on Jun 16 2011

I remember this top bgv vocalist for top ccm artist , Amy Grant in a concert at Hershey Park PA during Amy's Unguarded Tour. I just love the Chris Eaton song "Perfection"; Renee did a great job!:this song is quite the top stand out song! Chris also provided 3 other songs plus produced the album/cd. CCM artist Glenn Garrett was a co-writer for the title track starter song. Lines in "Jerusalem" is in the heart of every believer today;"YOU will come again, &
YOU'LL take me away, I can't wait for that day!" I luv
Renee's pop/soulful recording on "If I Have To"; a song Chris Eaton wrote 6 years earlier. The cd closer,
"I Will Never Leave You" has hit written all over it; it is a top ccm quallity song! wtg Renee!! Another top bgv for Amy Grant also, Chris Rodriguez also adds his
bgvs for songs: Wow! a reunion of 3 top Amy Grant
bgvs for a recording project. Great job Chris Eaton!!
GOD Bless! - Don

Posted by Timothy in Sebring, FL @ 08:11 on Jan 3 2008

"Perfection" was a great song. I'd love to get it but can't find it. Whatever happened to Ms. Garcia? Terrific voice.

Posted by john in buffalo, ny @ 18:11 on Sep 13 2007

the song perfection

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