Ron Surrey - Rhapsodies In Spirit

Tuesday 1st December 1998
Ron Surrey - Rhapsodies In Spirit

RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6

Reviewed by Lee H Smith

Ron is reasonably well known as a producer and has grabbed the chance to record an album of his own songs of faith. Acoustic driven R&B could be one description though this is a long way from the delights of a Babyface or (of an earlier era) Bill Withers. But, all in all, a good album if you're in that age of life where you just want something to while away the hours listening to. Lyrics are quite challenging and observant but a bit twee in places and the overall feel of the album reminds me of those Gospel Evenings put on for middle-age outreach in churches. Nice running length, too. Ron has a warm, soulful voice and a tendency towards folksey lyrical images but there's little here to engage the demanding listener.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Tobias Atwater in New Briatin Ct @ 20:49 on Oct 2 2006

Well!I just want to say that Raphsodies in Spirit is one of my favorites.Not because I know Supt.Ron Surrey personally but the cd is so relaxing to me and ministers alot to me certain songs such as Sanction,Save Me Again,Broken Bones and the list goes on and on but as you read I know nd love the cd just as I love the artist
GOD BLESS!!!!!!!!!!

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