STYLE: MOR / Soft Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 4781-751 LABEL: CJM Music CJMCD002 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
Chris Rolinson, Joanne Boyce and Mike Stanley are spearheading a mini-revolution in Britain's Catholic church bringing contemporary Christian music into a liturgical tradition which in the past has been slow to absorb new music forms. Some of the fruits of their efforts are caught on this CD and very easy on the ear it is too. "Magnificat" features a deliciously fluid lead vocal from Joanne while the title song with lead by Mike Stanley is a truly moving contemplation on a world without Christ. Throughout the arrangements are artfully blended to bring out the worship quality of the material with Chris Rolinson's classy keys underpinning a set of quality songs. Deserving of wide exposure and let's hope some of these lovely songs can break through Protestant insularity.
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